Breaking: Ghana’s Former President  Jerry Rawlings  Dies

Breaking: Ghana’s Former President  Jerry Rawlings  Dies


By Kwame Ismail Nkurunziza

Former  Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings is no more after he died in early morning on Thursday, according to family members, although details about his cause of death are still scanty.

The 73-year-old, who buried his  101 old mother last month, is said have been rushed to hospital one week ago and has been admitted at Korle Abu Teaching Hospital, where he breathed his last.

Former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings during a meeting with military officers

Rawlings, a former military officer, ruled Ghana from 1981 to 2001.

He was a mixed race, of Ghanaian-born Scottish and a Ghanaian native woman. He is survived by a wife and four children.

He was last seen in public at his late mother’s burial last month

Details coming up shortly.





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