I will go back to analyzing certain iconic (and infamous) African leaders and their impact on their respective countries. This week, I will be focusing on Jerry Rawlings of Ghana.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1050310.stm

http://people.peacefmonline.com/profiles/228/biography/

http://africajournalismtheworld.com/tag/jerry-rawlings/

http://www.economist.com/node/436906



4 Comments so far

  1.    Haywood on March 18, 2012 8:30 am      Reply

    The first thing one can say about Rawlings is that he left, which seems an odd thing to point as a leader’s principal legacy. How corrosive to present-day Ghana is the memory of military take-over? How vestigial are the grand socialist ideals of Nkrumah?

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