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Jerry John Rawlings: ‘I’m just an ordinary, hungry, screaming Ghanaian’

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Jerry John Rawlings: ‘I’m just an ordinary, hungry, screaming Ghanaian’Ghana’s longest-serving leader, former flight lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, who died on Thursday, had an enduring legacy as ‘the man of the people’.He twice seized power in Ghana but returned the country to democratic control.Through decades of speeches and interviews, this is how he spoke of…

Ghana’s longest-serving leader, former flight lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, who died on Thursday, had an enduring legacy as ‘the man of the people’.

He twice seized power in Ghana but returned the country to democratic control.

Through decades of speeches and interviews, this is how he spoke of his vision for Ghana and for Africa.

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