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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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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...


My Arabism tired me out

Gadaffi’s key allies in English-speaking West Africa are Liberia’s Charles Taylor and Ghana’s Jerry Rawlings who have accepted material support but have not been as constant as Gadaffi would like...


Crisis? What crisis?

So there are worries about interest rates still punishingly high at 35 per cent-plus inflation which is still around 20 per cent and economic management ahead of the 2000 elections when military leader-turned-civilian-President Jerry Rawlings is due to step down...


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Lomé out of Lomé

However the absence of neighbouring Ghana was duly noted: President Jerry Rawlings is known to be sympathetic to the defeated candidate Gilchrist Olympio who claims he won the election...


An exit for the militicians

Some more ideological middle-ranking officers frustrated by continuing economic and political mismanagement speak of skipping a generation - forcibly pushing out the current ruling group military and civilian and installing a revolutionary regime modelled on that of Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings in Ghana...


Long shot

An astute change of strategy by President Jerry Rawlings to secure victory for his National Democratic Congress in the 2000 elections owes something to American history...


Living dangerously

The latest state television advert in Nigeria celebrates the achievements of great military leaders who have pulled their countries back from the brink of disaster: men such as George Washington Charles de Gaulle Jerry Rawlings and yes President Suharto...


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