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Rawlings foresees NDC’s defeat – NPP

August 18, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Former President Jerry John Rawlings foresees his own party losing this year’s elections, the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said. NPP’s acting General Secretary John Boadu, who addressed a press conference at the party’s headquarters in Accra on Wednesday, 17 August, said: “The NDC’s own founder, President Jerry John Rawlings, can foresee the […]

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We can’t fight NPP on their terms – Rawlings

August 15, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) cannot fight the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) on the terms of the latter, former President Jerry John Rawlings has said. Speaking at the NDC’s campaign launch in Cape Coast on Sunday 14 August, Mr Rawlings said: “What is ahead of you is not an easy task…don’t allow […]

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Let’s do sober politics – Rawlings

August 8, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Ghana’s former President, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, has called on Ghanaians to engage in sober-mannered politics as the country draws closer to the December presidential and parliamentary elections. Mr. Rawlings called on chiefs and queenmothers to play a key role in guiding the electorate as matters heat up in the run-up to the elections […]

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Abacha’s $2m wasn’t for my personal use – Rawlings

July 25, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has clarified that he did not use the $ 2 million he received from Nigeria’s former President Abacha for his personal use, and has also described as lies suggestions that he may have indeed received $5 million and not $2 million. There has been pressure on Mr. Rawlings to disclose […]


Akufo-Addo dreads a Zanetor win

July 22, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

For not towing the line of her immediate lineage in canvassing support for his third and possibly last presidential bid, National Democratic Congress parliamentary candidate for Klottey Korle, Dr. Zanetor Rawlings has incurred the wrath of Nana Akufo-Addo. As punishment for her perceived intransigence not doing the bidding of her parents, the 2016 flag bearer […]


We know nothing about Abacha’s $2m to Rawlings – Ahwoi, Ato Dadzie

July 19, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Two of Jerry John Rawlings’ closest aides during his time in office, Nana Ato Dadzie and Kwamina Ahwoi, say they did not know about his acceptance of some $2 million from the late Nigerian President, Sani Abacha, contrary to the ex-leader’s claim they knew about it. The duo have also expressed their displeasure about assertions […]

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Full text of Rawlings’ interview with the Guardian newspaper of Nigeria

July 16, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Anti-Corruption: Nigeria Can Involve The People, Provoke Moral Outrage His Excellency, former President of Ghana, Flt Lt (rtd) Jerry John Rawlings, was twice head of state of Ghana. In this no-holds-barred interview with EMEKA ANUFORO, he speaks on a range of issues, including Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari, corruption in Africa, his country, Ghana, and […]

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Ghanaians want change – Rawlings

July 14, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Former President Rawlings appears to share the frustration of Ghanaians under the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration. “They want to see a change for the better,” he told ‘The Guardian’ newspaper in Nigerian in his recent interview. That was when the issue of how to strengthen institutions came up for discussion. For him, “a […]


Rawlings $5m ‘bribe’: Ask Totobi Kwakye, Obed Asamoah – Owusu Bempah

July 14, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The Communications Director of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Ernest Owusu Bempah has said former National Security Coordinator, Kofi Totobi Kwakye and Dr Obed Asamoah must answer for the whereabouts of the $2 million ‘bribe’ donated by ex Nigerian military dictator Gen. Sani Abacha to Ex President Rawlings. According to him, these two personalities who […]


Kufuor denies being sent to Mugabe for step down talks

July 13, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has denied claims by ex- President Rawlings that he and ex-Nigerian President Olusegun Obansanjo were sent to talk Zimbabwean President to step down. According to the Guardian Newspaper of Nigeria, Jerry John Rawlings said in an interview that ex-Presidents Kufour and Obasanjo were snubbed by Robert Mugabe when they were […]

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