Former Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings buried

The body of former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings was buried at the Military Cemetery in Accra on Wednesday after a burial service at Ghana’s Independence Square.   In his tribute, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo described the late president as…
Tributes pour in for late Jerry Rawlings

Tributes have been pouring in for Ghana’s former president, Jerry Rawlings, who died in Accra on Thursday morning, aged 73.   African Union Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat tweeted: “Africa has lost a stalwart of Pan-Africanism and a charismatic continental…
Ghana’s former President Jerry Rawlings dies at 73

Ghana’s former leader Jerry Rawlings, who seized power twice in military coups but went on to bring democratic rule to his country, died on Thursday at the age of 73, a presidency source said.   Rawlings overthrew then-ruler Gen. Frederick…