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Judges, magistrates build capacity for effective enforcement of mining laws

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The Judiciary has affirmed its commitment to partnering with the government for the successful...
FILED - A demonstrator holds a portrait of George Floyd while raising his fist during a march against police brutality amid Derek Chauvin's trial in the downtown of Minneapolis. Photo: Henry Pan/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Ex-police officer found guilty on all counts in George Floyd killing

Derek Chauvin, the former US police officer accused in the killing of George Floyd, has been found guilty on all three counts, Judge Peter...
Coalition of Muslim Organizations, Ghana (COMOG)

COMOG wants government to weed out unscrupulous individuals in society

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The Coalition of Muslim Organizations, Ghana (COMOG), has called on the leadership of the country, especially the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary, to weed out...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Capping estimates for Ghana’s Parliament and Judiciary potentially unlawful – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has agreed that it would be potentially unlawful for the executive to unilaterally reduce the 2021 budget estimates for...
Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin

Speaker: Executive can’t impose ceiling on Judiciary and Parliament

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The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Kingsford Bagbin, Tuesday reacted again to the capping of the 2021 budget estimates of the House, saying “it’s...
media

Criticise our decisions but don’t malign us – Judiciary tells media

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The Judiciary on Wednesday said it welcomes constructive criticisms from the media but they should be devoid of insults. Justice Yonni...
Gcb Bank Rewarded By Ama For Role In Covid Fight

GCB Bank rewarded by AMA for role in COVID-19 fight

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GCB Bank Limited has been rewarded by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for its role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in the...
Court

Kenya’s judiciary launches policy on alternative justice system

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Kenya's judiciary on Thursday launched a policy on an alternative justice system in order to boost access to justice. David Maraga,...
court

COVID-19: Adjourn cases to May and June – Chief Justice directs

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His Lordship Justice Anim Yeboah, the Chief Justice, has directed all Court Registrars to adjourn all cases in the areas affected by the lockdown...
social child marriage

Zonta Club challenges government and others to help end child marriage

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The Zonta Club of Accra, a charitable and service group has marked its 50th anniversary celebration focusing on raising funds to advocate against child...
Anticorruption

Rwanda launches campaign to fight corruption in judiciary

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Rwanda on Monday launched a week-long campaign aimed at getting rid of corruption in the country's judiciary. Fighting corruption is a collective...
budget

Kenyan official calls for more budgetary allocation to judiciary to boost service delivery

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A Kenyan official on Thursday called for an increase in budgetary allocation to the judiciary in order to boost access to justice and enhance...
court

Court users have confidence in the discharge of justice by the judiciary.

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A study conducted by the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) to assess the perception of court users in the delivery of justice by...
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Chinese Judiciary Enhances Stability and development

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Chinese judicial and procuratorial organs have maintained high pressure on law violations, including graft, local mafia and "Peppa Pig" copyright infringement, to safeguard justice,...
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Nana Kobina Nketsiah V Tasks Ghana’s Judiciary to Defend Truth

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Nana Kobina Nketsiah V, Omanhene of the Essikado Traditional Area has called for a transformation of the justice systems to reflect the Ghanaian heritage. He...
Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo

Chief Justice says Judiciary Needs Financial Independence

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Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo says the Judiciary lacks financial independence as it is not being adequately funded. She said the full budgetary support for the...

MTN, e-Crime Bureau School Judges on Mobile Money Fraud & Prosecution

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In order to ensure a speedy and effective prosecution of criminals who engage in cyber fraud, Scancom PLC (MTN Ghana) has taken another judicious...

Ghanaians Urged to Give Respect to the Judiciary

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The Judiciary must be accorded respect, resources and strengthened to enable it perform its functions, former Chief Justice Mrs Georgina Wood, has stated. Justice Mrs...

NGO to implement Violence Against Women watchers group

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The Hope For Future Generations (HFFG), a Non-governmental Organisation will implement a "Violence Against Women (VAW) watchers group" programme in selected mining communities in...
Ali Mohamed Shein

Zanzibar pledges to improve judiciary, administration of justice

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Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein said on Wednesday the government will continue improving the judiciary towards administration of justice. Closing the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges...

Veteran Justice Obaseki dies at 93

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Justice Obaseki, The first ever Supreme court from Edo State, Justice Andrew Obaseki, has died at the age of 93. The late Justice Andrew Obaseki...
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Spotlight: A critical review of Ghana’s bogus political system

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The country has a ‘bogus’ political system (imperfect system) bequeathed to us by our colonial master-Britain- where someone sits somewhere and call the shots.  After...

Akufo-Addo asks Ghana’s new CJ to redeem judiciary image

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday inducted into office Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo as the new Chief Justice, calling on her to...

Delta force probe is an attack on Ghana’s Judiciary

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Kumasi based private legal practitioner Lawyer Kwame Adofo has described as worrisome the position taken by government against the principal state prosecutor in Wednesday’s...
human rights protection

China Takes Steps to advance human rights through its judiciary

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As the last line of safeguarding social fairness and justice, judiciary is an important aspect of human rights protection. In recent years, China has...

Full Text Of The President’s Maiden State Of The Nation Address

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We hereby submit the full text of the President’s maiden State of the Nation Address to Parliament MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION BY...

CJ Says Anas Expose Really Destroyed Judiciary Image of Ghana

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Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood has stated that the judicial bribery and corruption scandal that hit the judiciary in 2015 is the darkest spot...

PCG Sends Goodwill Message To Nana Addo

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The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) Accra, and the Global Evangelical Church (GEC) have congratulated Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President-elect, and his vice,...

Justice for All Programme Sustained By Donor Funding

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The Chief Justice, Mrs Theodora Georgina Wood, has called on the media to verify legal stories before publication in order not to undermine the...

Chief Justice Assures Of Protection Of Electoral Rights

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She has therefore called for stakeholder collaboration and cooperation to ensure that electoral disputes were dealt with smoothly, timely and successively. ...