Former President, Jerry John Rawlings

The Pan-African Writers Association will be launching a book in honour of late former President, Jerry John Rawlings, during whose tenure the Association was established.

The book, titled JJ Rawlings: Memories and Momentos, is a collection of poems and essays written by Writers, Scholars and some Political Leaders from 10 African countries in honour of the late President.

The Bilingual book ( French and English) was edited by Prof Bill Ndi, a US-based Camerounian Professor of Humanities while the Foreword was written by Abdourahmane Diallo, the UNESCO Country Representative in Ghana.

The event will be held at the Accra City Hall (Omanye Aba Auditorium) inside the AMA Headquarters in Accra on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.

Pan-African Writers Association to launch a book in honour of Rawlings

Guests honouring the event will be the wife of the Former President, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, who will be sitting in as the Special Guest of Honour.

Also, the Country Representative for UNESCO in Ghana, Abdouramane Diallo, will be the Chief Launcher for the program.

He will be supported by other dignitaries such as Diplomats, Ministers, Writers, and Friends and Family members of the late President.

The book will be reviewed by a former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, a Human Rights Advocate, Hon Nana Oye Lithur.

Supporters of the event are the e-Ananse Libraries and the Ghana Reads Initiative.



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