Posts tagged "Law"

0 comments Jan 222013

Written by Kwesi Baffoe Entsiful, Esq. Baffoe Entsiful, is a practising lawyer in Ghana.

The ongoing election legal tussle over the December 2012 general election between Nana Akuffo-Addo & 2 Others v.  John Dramani Mahama and Electoral Commission have all the potentials of being the biggest constitutional law case in Ghana probably dethroning the celebrated cases of …

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0 comments Jan 182013

Written by H. Kwesi Prempeh.

As with most things in Ghana in these democratic times, reaction to the decision of the NPP to contest the result and other aspects of the December 2012 elections in court is split along party lines: most NDC loyalists and sympathisers find the decision objectionable and unnecessary, while NPP loyalists and …

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0 comments Dec 042012

Report by Nana Adwoa Pinkra Anti, for Ghana Decides.

Adwoa Asafo at a party rally. Photo credit: Daily Guide

Adwoa Safo is a lawyer and daughter of known industrialist and founder of Kristo Asafo Mission, Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo. She is Parliamentary for Dome-Kwabenya in the Greater Accra Region. Adwoa Safo made headlines in 2004 when …

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0 comments Oct 092012

Posted by Jerome Kuseh, GhanaDecides.com

 

The Chief Justice, Mrs Georgina Theodora Woode, has delivered a lecture on the theme “Integrity, Elections & Governance in Ghana” at the maiden quarterly Integrity In Governance Lectures held by the William Ofori-Atta Institute of Integrity Lectures on Monday, 8 October, 2012 at the British Council in Accra.

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2 comments Oct 012012

This rejoinder is intended to show that at the very least that argument against the Electoral Commission of Ghana’s attempt to create new constituencies as stated in the article by legal practitioner, Kwesi Baffoe, Intsiful esq titled “Creation of Constituencies And Gerrymandering in Ghana: A Legal Opinion” which was published on September 19, 2012 on …

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2 comments Sep 192012

I have been following with keen interest the on-going debate on the intended creation of 45 new constituencies since its announcement by the Electoral Commission (EC). A cursory survey of the debate would depict that the arguments have been hinged on two main legs: legality of the intended creation and the timing of the exercise. …

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0 comments Sep 152012

The Legal Resources Centre has published a picture displaying the various courts that deal with electoral disputes in Ghana. The effort is an attempt by the organisation to educate Ghanaians on  how the various courts work as far as electoral issues are concerned.

Elections in Ghana have hardly been free of court disputes in the past. Many of …

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0 comments Aug 062012

President John Dramani Mahama, on 1 August 2012, nominated the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur, as his Vice President. Ghana’s constitution mandates that the nomination requires the approval of Parliament.  There is general Parliamentary consensus that the nominee must be vetted. However, there is heated debate on whether vetting …

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