Day: November 12, 2020

Abena News

Mahama suspends campaign to mourn Rawlings

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has suspended his six-day campaign tour of the Ashanti Region with immediate effect following news of the passing of former President Jerry John Rawlings. A statement from the Mahama 2020 campaign team described Mr Rawlings as an “iconic” figure.https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FJDMahama%2Fposts%2F3846652378679223&show_text=true&width=552&height=186&appId Mr Rawlings was […]

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Abena News

Akufo-Addo, Bawumia suspend campaign to mourn Rawlings

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced the suspension of his political campaign for seven days to mourn the death of former President Jerry John Rawlings. This was contained in a statement issued by the President following the announcement of the former president’s death. President Akufo-Addo, in his statement, said: “I convey the deep sympathies […]

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Abena News

Profile of Jerry John Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings was born in Accra on 22nd June 1947, to a Ghanaian mother from Dzelukope, near Keta, in the Volta Region, and a Scottish father. He was educated at Achimota School where he obtained his General Certificate of Education ‘O’ Level in 1966. He enlisted as a Flight Cadet in the Ghana Air Force […]

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Politics

Rawlings dead

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has died. He passed away Thursday morning at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. Mr Rawlings recently buried his mother, Madam Victoria Agbotui, who was 101 years old. Mr Rawlings was 73 years old. Mr Rawlings was born on 22 June 1947. He was a former military leader, who subsequently became a […]

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