Jerry Rawlings

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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By Peter M. Dzidza If you are the kind interested in revisionist history, then, here is an opportunity for you to indulge your pleasure. I am not and will be forthright in taking on those using politically motivated revisionist tendencies to plaster Ghana’s history. The NPP’s Professor Mike Ocquaye i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor It is rare for Ghanaian soldiers to be well-fated as has happened to Brigadier-General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah, National Security Coordinator, and former President Jerry John Rawlings. Placed in the circumstances that have shaped and shaved their military and civilian lives all ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 14th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor It seems that at each juncture of the political twists and turns, the NDC’s fate is always predetermined. We know the history behind it. Despite all the orchestrations by its arch-rivals and the head-butting going on within it between the numerous interest groups (pro-Rawlin...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 13th, 2013
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The year 1983 perhaps was the harshest year in Ghana’s modern history. In some countries there would be retrospectives, symposia and other kinds of public reflections on this most devastating year in our collective memory. When I say “collective”, I am referring to those who have not forgotten becaus...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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Many politicians are always placing the attainment of power OVER and ABOVE the pursuit of PRINCIPLES. Some politicians are prepared to CONDONE and CONNIVE in doing the WRONG THINGS if that would enable them to ACHIEVE or BASK in the GLORY OF POWER. At times they are ready to KILL even their own party...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 19th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor President Mahama has made more appointments. Significantly absent from the list are those variously qualified as “babies with sharp teeth” and “evil dwarfs” (apologies to JJ Rawlings). These elements are best known for fighting the wordy warfare with political opponents of t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings is in tatters and is a sight for sore eyes. She is vigorously dancing the Azonto dance on the political scene to the tune that she herself has called. We are enjoying the spectacle but hope that she won’t dance herself lame before the actual dan...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 14th, 2012
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Ghana’s former first lady Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings has been nominated as a candidate for the December presidential poll. She cut ties with the ruling party, founded by her husband, in order to run. Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, the wife of Ghana’s ex-president, Jerry Rawlings, split from the ru...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 12th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The NPP’s Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is daring the devil in Ghanaian voters. He is, indeed, fast working himself into a frenzy at every turn as he ratchets up his political campaign efforts and has now reached the point of pushing his neck into the noose. He has asked Ghanaians ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Aug 10th, 2012
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