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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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Trouble at Mills's

The row over Mahama has exposed the battle for control of the NDC - between Mills and Nana and her ex-President husband Jerry John Rawlings...

Mahama is a northern Christian, while Mould-Iddrisu, a lawyer with the Commonwealth Secretariat, is married to Alhaji Iddrisu Mahama, a former Defence Minister and loyal aide to Jerry Rawlings throughout his 19 years as head of state in 1981-2001...


Jollies and jets

In the 2000 presidential elections, the row over how former military leader Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings raised US$16 million for a 14-seat Gulfstream G11 jet may have cost Rawling's National Democratic Congress (NDC) the election...


Show time for the spooks

Poku's own politics are obscure: he has worked under several different regimes but went into exile after Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings organised his second coup on 31 December 1981...


Kingmakers and charlatans

Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, the NDC’s founder, has kept uncharacteristically quiet, giving Mills’s door-to-door campaign more credibility...


Race to the top

The new Democratic Freedom Party, formed by an NDC defector, Obed Yao Asamoah, also hopes to become a 'third force' and is said to be supported by NDC figures in the Volta and Greater Accra who want to reduce the influence of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings...


Everyone's in the race

Mills was Vice-President to NDC founder Jerry John Rawlings, who stepped down after two terms in 2001...


Banished ballots

Many people left the country during the 19-year rule of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings...


Anniversary boycott

Ex-President Jerry Rawlings's ally Tsatsu Tsikata, former head of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, has been on trial for five years over a complicated loan guarantee, amid a flurry of appeals...


Annivesaries and elections

Relations between Kufuor and his predecessor, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, remain poisonous and several officials from Rawlings’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) government (including his wife) still face trial on a host of corruption cases...


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