On 26th June 1979, the AFRC led by Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings condemned six (6) innocent Generals to death on baseless and trumped up charges. Charges: 1. Rear Admiral Amedome who was the Navy Commander was charged with collecting 50,000 cedis loan. 2.
Youth activist and community organizer at the FixTheCountry movement, Oliver Barker-Vormawor has shaken up Ghanaians across all social media platform with a strong message. The youth activist however broke his silence in relation to the best Government the country has ever seen or had. Nevertheless, in a recent Facebook post dated on the 23rd of May, 2022, Oliver Barker-Vormawor indicated that The Armed Forces Revolutionary Council(AFRC) has been the best government that the country has ever seen.
The former military officer and member of AFRC junta, major Boakye Djan now retired has send a.word of caution to President Akuffo Addo for conniving with the EC to compile a new voter ID.cards. In an interview with TV3 Hot issues ,a political talk show last night, the former right hand man of Flt lt Jerry John Rawlings,was asked by the host if he meet the president in person what will he be telling him,in an answer,he said if he "does not know death,he should think of sleep'' an Akan proverb, meaning the p
Deputy Chairman of erstwhile Armed Forces Revolutionary Council, (AFRC), Major (Rtd) Osahene Boakye-Djan claims defeat is staring at President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ahead of the December 2020 elections. According to the former senior military officer, if it was not a defeat that President Akufo Addo was afraid off, why would he (President Akufo-Addo) in less than four months into an election be on sod-cutting spree? “Any president who does that in an election year is likely to lose.and that
It still remains a mystery who killed the three High Court Judges and a retired Army Officer on the night of March 30th 1982.The gruesome act occurred some three months into Jerry Rawlings’ revolution of December 31st, 1981.
Please don't forget to like share comment and follow my news page for timely and accurate news updates,thank you. 1.Rawlings opens up on execution of General Afrifa & others, says Afrifa was being provocative. Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, Head of State during the AFRC days of mid-1979, says he signed Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa’s death warrant because he, the former, was naive, and trusted the admonition of a general who asked, "Where is the rogue?" “It must interest you to know that Afrifa
The reported death of Chairman Jerry John Rawlings, former President of Ghana and ex-military leader has reminded Ghanaians about Military Generals who were executed by the AFRC government in 1979. The military capos were General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa, General Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, Utaka and other senior military officers. Even though these Officers died over forty (40) years ago some Ghanaians still remember them for the role that they played as some of them were even heads of state. General Afrifa is
Please don't forget to like, share, comment, and follow me for more breaking news in Ghana everyday. Thank you. POLITICS 1. Rawlings opens up on execution of General Afrifa & others, says Afrifa was being provocative Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, Head of State during the AFRC days of mid-1979, says he signed Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa’s death warrant because he, the former, was naive, and trusted the admonition of a general who asked, "Where is the rogue?" “It must interest you to know that
A country that does not value her history is destined to forget her root. Ghana as a country has come a long way and in the process has had both smooth and some rough periods along the way. The political system of the country that is praised by many on the continent now, went through some rough times before we have consistently enjoyed stability from 1992.
Former Ghana President, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings has indicated that, criminal dealings led to the death of the army generals. According to him, he has never regretted killing the generals, although he feels sad sometimes. The former president indicated in an interview with Kwaku Sekyi Addo that, if he had not killed them, a lot of challenges would have befallen on the country. “There was no other choice for us that to kill them because they humiliated the country. we executed them as a reaction to an action.
Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, Head of State during the AFRC long periods of mid-1979, says he marked Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa's execution order since he, the previous, was guileless, and believed the counsel of a general who asked, "Where is the rogue?" "It must intrigue you to realize that Afrifa was being provocative and I had him bolted up, and he wasn't feeling excessively acceptable so I asked that they take him to medical clinic. After he recuperated, the man watching over him was called
Those Who Think There Can Be CPP Revival Are Intellectually And Historically Bankrupt – Sekou Nkrumah
Sekou Nkrumah writes: It is true that CPP was once a formidable political force, formed by Nkrumah only two years after his return to the then Gold Coast ( now Ghana). That was in 1949, when Nkrumah realized that the UGCC leadership did not share his passion and the drive to take the liberation struggle to a different level. By the time independence came, CPP was way ahead of the United Party, which was basically a unity of opposition parties or groups opposed to the Osagyefo. However the NLM elements remained
Rawlings Opens Up On Execution Of General Afrifa and Others, Says Afrifa Was Being Provocative Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, Head of State during the AFRC long periods of mid-1979, says he marked Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa's execution order since he, the previous, was gullible, and believed the exhortation of a general who asked, "Where is the rebel?" "It must intrigue you to realize that Afrifa was being provocative and I had him bolted up, and he wasn't feeling excessively acceptable so
AFRC Mortification Of Ghanaians Was Miserable Yet Well Meriting – Rawlings AFRC Mortification Of Ghanaians Was Miserable Yet Well Meriting – Rawlings Previous President Jerry John Rawlings has legitimized the mortification allotted to Ghanaians during his time as the Director of the Military Progressive Board (AFRC). He clarified that the exercises of the troopers during the hour of the AFRC was a response to what Ghanaians had done to the warriors including some market ladies pouring pee on blameless
Flashback:Rare Photos Of Rawlings With Limann, Whom He Brought To power And Overthrew His Government
Between the time of Ghana’s independence on 6 March 1957 and following the second military coup staged by Flight-Lieutenant Jeremiah John Rawlings on New Year’s Eve in 1981, there had been no less than ten successive governments in Ghana. On July 8, the People's National Party (PNP), led by Dr. Hilla Limann, an Nkrumah stalwart and a man brought to power by Rawlings won the elections, and then there begun a process for the transfer of power. At the end of August, Rawlings reflected that since he was confident
Former UG Vice Chancellor passes on. A former Vice Chancellor of the university of Ghana, Emeritus Prof. George Benneh, has passed on. The 87-yr-old died on Thursday at his East Legon residence in Accra. The news became confirmed with the aid of a family spokesperson who indicated that funeral arrangements might be introduced later. Prof. Benneh is survived through his wife, Adelaide Mary Benneh, six youngsters and several grandchildren. The Professor served as Minister of kingdom within the SMC2 regime, the
Evidently, former President Jerry John Rawlings is a person who divides views. It has also been said that an enigma is Rawlings. While some believe he was a liberator who rescued Ghana from the grip of corruption, others believe he was a tyrant who had no regard for people's rights and made economic decisions that ultimately landed the nation in HIPC in 2002. It is also not shocking that there are conflicting opinions regarding his public record upon his death - as in his lifetime. There are some who celebrate