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Jerry John Rawlings (J.J.)

Date of Birth: 22 June 1947
Place of Birth: Accra, Gold Coast


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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...


Parallel lines

Nana Rawlings’s campaign centres on her leadership of the 31 December Women’s Movement and her family’s standing: her husband and former President Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings is recognised as the founder of the NDC...


All for the sake of the party

The main challenger is Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings wife of Jerry John Rawlings...

The launch of the FONKAR campaign on 4 May was well attended and the crowd was brought to its feet by Jerry Rawlings’s promise to make another of his ‘boom’ speeches on 4 June the anniversary of his 1979 coup d’état...

Jerry Rawlings has described these people as ‘traitors’; followers of the opposition NPP flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo are merely ‘enemies’...

Many believe FONKAR’s accusation that the Mills team has bought up local party leaders by-passing the ‘foot soldiers’ (party cadres local assembly members and party organisers) who formed the bedrock of the NDC’s electoral victories in 1992 and 1996 when Jerry Rawlings was its flagbearer...


Oil and optimism

Ex-President and party founder Jerry John Rawlings who hand-picked his then Vice-President John Atta Mills as his successor in 1999 has been leading a campaign known as ‘You take your government and I’ll take my party...


Burning passions

A bizarre series of fires at government buildings has led to a whispering campaign reminiscent of the spate of brutal murders before the 2000 election campaign which Flight Lieutenant (Retired) Jerry Rawlings had claimed were organised to damage the then National Democratic Congress (NDC) government...


Opening time at Osu Castle

Unlike his predecessors muscular militarist Jerry John Rawlings or loftily aristocratic John Agyekum Kufuor Mills enjoys sparring with journalists...


A new economic team emerges

His cousin the long-term National Security Advisor Captain Kojo Tsikata was once feared as an influence on the then President Jerry John Rawlings and still plays a discreet advisory role in government...


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