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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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Gbagbo’s Ghana connection

They did so hoping for political support from Jerry Rawlings, the former President, according to sources in Accra and in Abdijan...


The Mahama swing

’ After backroom negotiations, Mahama secured what he called the ‘symbolically important’ presence of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings on 31 August at the NDC conference...


After a unifying funeral, a divisive election

Some of the fiercest attacks came from his own NDC party, led by former President Jerry John Rawlings...

An important concern for NDC strategists is the popularity of Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings, an avowed critic of Mills’s government whose wife, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, challenged Mills for the party leadership at last year’s NDC conference but scored under 5% of the vote...


Politicking after the mourning

Mahama's main opponents, former President Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, were in Congo-Brazzaville attending the launch of a business magazine...

Now Nana and Jerry Rawlings are linked to the formation of a rival, the National Democratic Party (whose flag bears a close resemblance to that of the NDC)...

One solution may be to reappoint Jerry Rawlings as special representative, although his United Nations ambassadorial appointments have turned out badly...


The founder's fury

The National Democratic Congress government is reeling from a fusillade of abuse by the party’s founder, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, who describes the people around President John Atta Mills as ‘traitors’...

At the 20th anniversary last week of the 31st December Women’s Movement led by Nana Konadu, Jerry Rawlings spoke of a ‘culture of political selfishness, greed, thievery and ingratitude at the presidency...


It's Woyome time

Mould-Idrissu, a former close ally of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings and her husband, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, switched to Mills when he faced a challenge from Nana Konadu for the NDC leadership in July (AC Vol 52 No 15, A Mills bomb for Rawlings)...


Great expectations

She and her husband, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, accuse Mills’s government of corruption and of alienating traditional supporters...

Outsiders on the NDC ticket for the first time are Jerry Rawlings’s fierce critic, Major Kojo Boakye-Djan, and Emelia Arthur, Deputy Minister for the Western Region, close to the offshore oil-fields...


A Mills bomb for Rawlings

Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, wife of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, the National Democratic Congress founder, timed her bid badly...

Jerry Rawlings’s ‘probity and accountability’ slogan is over 30 years old...

Currently, Jerry Rawlings, who has been in Mogadishu this week trying to raise support for famine relief, is the African Union Special Envoy to Somalia, which will keep him busy...

Jerry Rawlings told the party congress: ‘This may be the last time I will address you, I don’t know if I will ever get the opportunity again...


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