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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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From crisis to crisis

The opposition New Democratic Congress will start campaigning for the 2004 elections, with flagbearer John Atta Mills (backed by ex-President Jerry John Rawlings) after he beat former Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey (backed by party Chairman Obed Asamoah) for the nomination...


No cheques

The opposition National Democratic Congress has criticised Kufuor's dealings with the Consortium - partly because the Jerry Rawlings-led NDC government had rejected its offer of a 'low-interest' loan...


Fighting for peace

After years of hostility to Togo, Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire under Kufuor's predecessor Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, the NPP was swift to mend fences after coming to office in January 2001...


Yes, Professor!

The former leader, Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings, backs Atta Mills...


Boom boom

It was vintage Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings...


Don't praise the lord

There are parallels with Ghana, where few believed Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings, the military leader turned civilian president, would go quietly after two decades in power...


I'm Sam, fly me

Taking over in early 2001, Jonah had to be seen to abandon the strategy followed by former Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Quartey, who was appointed under President Jerry Rawlings...


Of rice and rings

An interesting footnote to tales of corruption during the reign of President Jerry Rawlings is offered by the case of Juliet Cotton, convicted on 17 June by a federal jury in Atlanta, United States, of colluding with members of Rawlings's government to dupe Ghana of over US$20 million (AC Vol 42 No 8)...


Murder in Yendi

He has strong links to the Abdulai family and is an old enemy of ex-President Jerry John Rawlings...


Grabbing at growth

Yet it sends two powerful signals to President John Agyekum Kufuor's government: it must re-think its security system, which may be more liberal but is also sloppier than that of Kufuor's martial predecessor, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings...


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