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BREAKING: Former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings is dead

BREAKING: Former Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings is dead

Former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, is dead.

He died on Thursday at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

Born on June 22, 1947, the previous military chief ruled from 1981 to 2001.

Rawlings led a navy junta till 1992, after which served two phrases because the elected President.

He resigned from the military in 1992 and based the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC).

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He was the primary President of the Fourth Republic and was re-elected in 1996 for another 4 years.

After his tenure, Rawlings endorsed his vice-president John Atta Mills as presidential candidate in 2000.

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