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Rawlings: “killing” an elected man; the gravest disrespect to our electoral process

In 1979, there were a series of “firing squad” executions in Ghana but the bloodiest of them all was the one that involved the execution of Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa, General Kutu Acheampong and General Fred Akuffo and five other Generals (Utuka, Felli, Boakye, Robert Kotei and Amedume) on the 26th of June 1979.  Lieutenant General Akwasi Afrifa! The 3rd Ghanaian Head of state and a perfect gentleman who was noble enough to hand over power to a democratically elected Busia government in

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Rawlings: “killing” an elected man; the gravest disrespect to our electoral process

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Sad: The Four Ghanaian presidents killed by firing squad

Sad: The Four Ghanaian presidents killed by firing squad In the seventies and eighties, Ghana's past was troubling. The rising star of the Black Race, Sub-Saharan Africa's first nation to gain independence with political and economic turmoil. The economic descent and political crises of millions of Ghanaians have been undermined by hundreds of thousands of Ghanaians who have forced them to go. On 4 June 1979, Lieutenant John Rawlings assumed control. He was released by a group of soldiers while waiting for a

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Sad: The Four Ghanaian presidents killed by firing squad

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Rawlings Dead. Ghanaians express shock at this comment from the grandson of General Afrifa.

Ghanaians woke up to the sad news of the demise of the former president J. J. Rawlings on 12 November 2020. A typical Ghanaian would express sadness and talk good to the dead. If for any reason we are not in good terms with a deceased, the worse sometimes we do is to keep mute. This is the case because of our traditional up bringing where we are taught to speak only good about the dead. However, in this instance, for obvious reasons, some are glad and have taken to social media to express the same publicly.

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Rawlings Dead. Ghanaians express shock at this comment from the grandson of General Afrifa.

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Just in: Disturbing news in Ghana this afternoon, Monday, 13 of July 2020

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 was being provocative and I had him locked up, and he wasn't feeling too good so I asked that they take him to hospital.

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Just in: Disturbing news in Ghana this afternoon, Monday, 13 of July 2020

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Rawlings In Trouble For 'Justifying' Killing Of Military officers - How Ghanaians Trolled Him

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has been receiving several public backlash for his recent comments about the infamous June 4 revolution. The former president said the revolution which led to the killing of several Ghanaians and military officers including former rulers of the country was an exercise to use some people as sacrificial lambs for the killing of 80 others. He said there was also some element of tribal sentiments associated with the Murder of these officials as a greater number of them were from

  2 years ago ago
Rawlings In Trouble For 'Justifying' Killing Of Military officers - How Ghanaians Trolled Him

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Breaking News In Ghana This Morning On Monday 13th July,2020

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

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Breaking News In Ghana This Morning On Monday 13th July,2020

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JJ Rawlings Vs Afrifa who was the fearless soldier among them

Some say Afrifa hid behind and later eliminated Kotoka before declaring himself "Okatakyie." Rawlings on the otherhand was said to have hidden around Legon bushes during June 4th(after being spirited out of jail) before being fetched by the winning side. So who is Ghana's top soldier, and how they stack against Opoku and Yeboah? Rawlings was a fearless soldier who deploy and destruct any of his enemy who tries to persuade him. History often paint former President Jerry John Rawlings as a brutal military ruler

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JJ Rawlings Vs Afrifa who was the fearless soldier among them

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JJ Rawilngs Finally Tell Why Afrifa Was Killed.

Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, controller of affirm during the AFRC time of mid-1979, says he signed replacement broad Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa’s fatality warrant for the reason that he, the former, was naive, and trusted the caution of a common who asked, "Where is the rogue?" “It obligation importance you to be acquainted with that Afrifa was soul provocative and I had him safe up, and he wasn't idea to boot profit as a result I asked that they take him to hospital. After he recovered, the gentleman observance

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JJ Rawilngs Finally Tell Why Afrifa Was Killed.

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See 4 Ghanaian Heads of State Who All Died in One Month

A head of state is the chief public representative of a country, such as a president or monarch, who may also be the head of government. The history of Ghana indicate that from 1957 to 1960, the head of state under the Constitution of 1957 was the Queen of Ghana, Elizabeth II, who was also the Monarch of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. After Ghana became a republic under the Constitution of 1960, the Monarch and the Governor-General were replaced by an executive President. Under the 1960

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See 4 Ghanaian Heads of State Who All Died in One Month

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Lt.Jerry Rawlings John Says he marked Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa's execution order

Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, Head of State during the AFRC long stretches of mid-1979, says he marked Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa's execution order since he, the previous, was innocent, and believed the caution of a general who asked, "Where is the maverick?"  "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 emergency clinic. After he recouped, the man of his word watching

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Lt.Jerry Rawlings John Says he marked Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa's execution order

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Fond Memories of Military Generals that were Executed in 1979 by AFRC

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

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Fond Memories of Military Generals that were Executed in 1979 by AFRC

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Breaking News in Ghana this Morning

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

  2 years ago ago
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