Kushone indoda enamandla yase-Ghana uJerry Rawlings

Bambalwa osopolitiki asebeke baphatha isikhathi eside njengoMengameli wase-Ghana uJerry Rawlings.

URawlings ushonele enhlokodolobha i-Accra ngoLwesine.

Ebhekwa njengensizwa ekhaliphile, waqala ebuthweni lamasosha lamabhanoyi.

Wabe eseqala umsebenzi wezepolitiki owathatha isigamu sekhulu lapho athi:

• Wahola akulawula ngokungemthetho kabili, kowezi-1979 nakowezi-1980

• Ngemuva kokuguqulwa kombuso okwesibili, wasigcina isithembiso sakhe sokubamba ukhetho

• Wehla esikhundleni njengomholi wamasosha, kepha kowezi-1981 wethula ukuvukela kombuso KWESITHATHU

URawlings wabe esehlala esikhundleni isikhathi eside.

Yena nonkosikazi wakhe, uNana Rawlings, bathinteka ekuhlukunyezweni kwamalungelo abantu.

Lokhu kufaka phakathi ukubulawa kwamajaji amathathu, okukhunjulwa ngomfanekiso ongaphandle kweNkantolo Ephakeme yase-Ghana.

Kowezi-1992, uRawlings washiya emasosheni, wasungula i-National Democratic Congress (NDC), nokungelinye lamaqembu amakhulu ezepolitiki e-Ghana.

Waphinde wakhethwa kowezi-1996 eminye iminyaka emine, washiya isikhundla kowezi-2000.

Kowezi-2003, i-Ghana yabamba ikhomishini yeqiniso eyalingisa eyaseNingizimu Afrika, lapho kwasakazwa khona izahluko ezinesihluku zokubusa kukaRawlings.

Ngale kwalokho, yena nomkakhe baqhubeka nokuba nomthelela kwezombusazwe e-Ghana kwaze kwaba uyadlula emhlabeni.

UMengameli uNana Akufo-Addo, weqembu eliphikisa elikaRawlings, i-New Patriotic Party, uthe ngokushona kwakhe:

“Siwile isihlahla esikhulu, kanti i-Ghana impofu ngokubamba kwakhe emhlabeni.”

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