BREAKING: Jerry Rawlings, Ghana’s Ex-president, Dies Of COVID-19African News, Featured, Latest News, News, News Around Africa, Uncategorized, West Africa Thursday, November 12th, 2020
Former President of Ghana Jerry Rawlings has died at the age of 73.
According to reports from Ghana, the former president died in hospital in the capital, Accra, after a short illness. He died of COVID-19 complications
African Examiner writes that Rawlings ruled Ghana from 1981 to 2001
He led two coups, first in 1979, before twice being elected president in multi-party polls.
A charismatic figure, he first seized power railing against corruption and was responsible for executing several former heads of state for their alleged graft and mismanagement.
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