Jerry John Rawlings, former president of Ghana and one of the country's most beloved leaders, has been laid to rest. Many Ghanaians came out to pay their last respects to JJ Rawlings. They told Deutsche Welle how they will remember him.
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The 73-year-old died after a short illness, according to Ghanaian media. He served as president of the country for roughly two decades up to 2001.
Ghana has begun its final farewell to Jerry Rawlings, who ruled the West African nation for two decades first as a military leader and then as elected president. The burial of "JJ" will take place on Wednesday.
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