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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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Lining up the Mills team

Yet, despite concern about the influence of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, founder of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), the new President's appointments suggest a firm grip on the economy and the desire to manage the government's day-to-day business...


Is Rawlings the back-seat driver?

The doings and sayings of former President Jerry John Rawlings always fascinate the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) as well as journalists...


Back to the battleground

Aryitey was the Treasurer of the 31st December Women's Movement run by Nana Rawlings, wife of former President Jerry John Rawlings; both Aryitey and Nana Rawlings faced charges of embezzlement under the NPP government, although the case was abandoned shortly before Kufuor left office...


MTN, militants and share claims

At the centre of the legal row in Ghana is Richmond Nana Aggrey, a pioneering Ghanaian telecoms entrepreneur and chief in the Central Region who was regarded as a political opponent by former President Jerry John Rawlings...


As sweet as chocolate

The other consultancy is Zuloga, founded by Jeannine Ollo-Servat, which is creating a culture and art space in Beijing but failed to attract its desired keynote speaker, Ghana's former military ruler and President Jerry John Rawlings, to its inaugural galas in April...


A rough beginning

The battle for Tamale Nearby Tamale, the biggest city in northern Ghana and the ‘Gateway to the Sahel’, has been a particularly tense battleground for the main parties since the NPP lost the last of the city’s three seats to Inusah Fuseini, a member of the personal legal team of Jerry John Rawlings, the former President and NDC founder...

Jerry Rawlings raised the stakes by blaming senior figures in the NPP for the Ya Na’s gruesome murder, and for failing to find and prosecute the culprits...


Running mates

His father, the late Alhaji Mumuni Bawumia, was a founding member of the United Party from which the NPP was eventually created, but accepted an appointment by Jerry Rawlings’ government to become a member of the Council of State...


Presidents and lawyers

Even his opponents concede that Tsatsu Tsikata is a gifted lawyer, whose ties with ex-President Jerry John Rawlings have kept him at the centre of Ghana's bitter political battles...


The departed return

The four left the NDC in protest at the way its founder, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, personally chose Mills as his successor in the 2000 elections, after which Mills lost to Kufuor...


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