Ex Ghanaian leader Jerry Rawlings dies of coronavirus complications


Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings has died at age of 73. According to reports he had been hospitalised at the Korie Bu Teaching Hospital for about a week, as a result of Covid-19, before his death on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Rawlings who served two terms as a democratically elected President of Ghana led a military Junta until 1992. He was a military ruler, before joining politics. He ruled from 1981-2001.  He was born in Accra, Ghana on June 22, 1947, to a Ghanaian mother and a Scottish father.