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Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

Date of Birth: 22/06/1947
Place of Birth: Accra, Gold Coast


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Tarnished gold

The peaceful march by oppositionists to a rally at Accra sports stadium on 25 November has put the country's wobbly economy back at the political centre-stage and President Jerry John Rawlings' government on the defensive...


Saudi white knight

Though Ohene Kena must have cleared that statement with President Jerry Rawlings, he was unceremoniously sacked on 13 October and replaced by Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a close political ally of First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings: at the same time, the government said it hadn't made a decision on Lonmin's bid - to the surprise of Lonmin Chairman Sir John Craven...


Reforming the reformers

Jerry John Rawlings' ruling National Democratic Congress is frenetically purging party ranks and has launched a full-frontal assault on a group of dissident NDC politicians known as the Reform Movement...

And her husband, we hear, thinks highly of Jerry Rawlings and his help in West African matters...


Down with tariffs

President Jerry Rawlings, welcoming French and British Foreign Ministers Hubert Védrine and Robin Cook to Accra on 10 March, deplored the ‘Anglo/Franco’ divide in West Africa, but both Rawlings and opposition presidential flagbearer in next year’s elections John Kufuor see the franc zone as neo-colonial...


Medical advice

Suffering from one of his recurrent bouts of malaria and against medical advice, President Jerry John Rawlings insisted on personally addressing, inter alia, the armed forces, the security services and foreign diplomats on the 17th anniversary of the 31st December revolution which brought the military Provisional National Defence Council to power...


The Pinochet factor

Ibrahim Babangida, Presidents Gnassingbé Eyadéma and Jerry Rawlings, whom they hold responsible for a range of human rights abuses over the past two decades...


Who comes next?

Of the two, the NDC stands to lose more, because the row over its presidential candidate is a fundamental challenge to the authority of President (and NDC founder) Jerry John Rawlings and his idea of what the party should stand for...


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