This space endeavours to consolidate the work and thoughts of the former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. This is not his official web site, but rather an account of Jerry Rawling’s public image as expressed in participation in international and local events and as reported in the international media.
The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is to confer honorary doctorate degrees on former President Jerry John Rawlings and two others for the various roles they have played in the development of their respective countries.
A leading opposition political member in Nigeria, who is at the forefront pushing for the formation of a two–party state in that country, has paid a courtesy call on Former President Jerry John Rawlings at his Ridge residence in Accra.
Chief Tom Ikimi, who served as a Foreign Minister under the late General Sani Abacha explained his visit was to discuss the political situation in Nigeria, Ghana and the sub region of Africa as a whole.
Rawlings: Africa Needs to Have a Strong Voice
Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings has in an address at the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Pan African Parliament called on Africans to stop being passive observers as the developed world interferes and intervenes in affairs of the continent.
He said: “Africa needs to merge its power into one meaningfully strong voice.
“If the developed countries applied the same level of integrity in their dealings with the developing world, their leadership would not be in question,” he said.
Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings on Saturday visited the Italian aircraft carrier, Cavour which berthed in Tema last Wednesday. The carrier, which is leading a group of vessels, is travelling to ten countries on the continent to provide humanitarian services, showcase Italian military hardware and offer humanitarian services.
President Rawlings said: “The hypocrisy and inconsistency demonstrated by some of the superpowers in the Ukrainian affair is a serious insult to the intelligence of the world.