Laurent Gbagbo: JJ Rawlings was real

The former Ivorian President, Laurent Gbagbo has expressed his regrets that he did not have the opportunity to extend his gratitude to his friend and compatriot, President Jerry John Rawlings, before he passed away in November last year. President Gbagbo who called on former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings and the family last Friday, said he looked forward to saying […]

Rawlings writes to Education Minister: exclude my name from public universities draft bill

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has written to the Minister for Education, Mathew Opoku Prempeh, requesting that his name be excluded from the Public Universities Draft Bill to be submitted to parliament. The former president has asked government to withdraw the decision to name the University for Development Studies (UDS) after him, explaining that he […]

Rawlings surprises street father to cater for daughter’s graduation, supports groundnut seller with freezer and start up cash

Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Friday brought joy to Emmanuel Ofoe, a physically-challenged street beggar when he donated an undisclosed sum to him to cater for his daughter’s graduation as a hairdresser. Emmanuel who rides in a rickety custom-made wheelchair with a CD number plate at the Kawukudi junction in Kanda, slipped a note […]

Re-embrace core principles of NDC and carve a positive image for it to convince Ghanaians-Rawlings as he congratulates Mahama

Founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings has called on the leadership and the grassroots of the party to work together and re-embrace its core principles. According to a statement issued by the office of the former president and signed by Kobina Andoh Amoakwa of the communications directorate, the […]

Rawlings talks global politics, lampoons world leaders for not speaking up and defending their own

Kobina Andoh-Amoakwa Former President Jerry John Rawlings has called for a culture of global political accountability to stem the tide of impunity being exhibited by some states. He said the key to any disparaged group rallying together for an honest shared existence is through transparency of leadership and accountability for all. Flt Lt Rawlings made […]