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Our ADR System Needs to be Reinforced for Quick Dispute resolution – CJ

The Chief Justice, Madam Sophia Akuffo, has stressed the need to strengthen the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms in the country’s judicial process to...
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Chief Justice Inspires Youth to rise for their objectives

Chief Justice Sophia A.B. Akuffo has spurred the country’s youth to be determined and move steadily towards their lifetime goals without allowing anything to...
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Cameroon’s supreme court judge frowns on misuse of social media

Cameroon Supreme Court's Chief Justice Daniel Mekobe Sone on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction with "rampant misuse" of social media in the country. "Cyber space has become...
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CJN suspension risks perceived credibility of polls – UK

The British High Commission expresses serious concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria. The UK issued the following statement: The British High...
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US concerned at reported Nigerian election intimidation, suspension of CJN Onnoghen

The United States said Saturday that Nigeria’s upcoming national elections will be a critical test of democracy in the country and deeply concerned by...
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Chief Justice directs Tarkwa High Court to Remove Abandoned Vehicles

Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has called on the Tarkwa High Court to clear the abandoned vehicles on its premises, which had been parked there...
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CJ, Pupils and Students Under Mentorship Programme Get Familiar

Her Ladyship the Chief Justice of Ghana, Justice Sophia Akuffo has reminded pupils and students to avoid short cuts in life and rather toil...
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Chief Justice says Judiciary Needs Financial Independence

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...
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Practice Direction and Matters Arising

Following the judgment of the Supreme Court in Republic v Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie and 4 Others (Suit No. J1/06/2018, Judgment given on 7th June, 2018),...
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Chief justice calls for constant supply of Office Furniture to nib bribery and corruption

Chief Justice Sophia Abenaa Boafoa Akuffo, on Thursday said the failure of lower courts to have regular supply of requisite office stationeries and equipments...
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Chief justice unhappy about nature of court buildings

Ms Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo, the Chief Justice has taken a swipe at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) over the dilapidated conditions...
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Justice Sophia Akuffo Threatens to Close Down Wa District Court

Chief Justice (CJ) Sophia Akuffo has threatened to shut down the Wa District Court in Upper West Region within six months if officials of...
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Winneba High Court solar power system inaugurated

The Chief Justice, Justice Sophia A. B Akuffo, has inaugurated a solar power plant at the Winneba High Court, as the first of the...
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Lawyers urged to consider pro bono cases

The Chief Justice, Justice Sophia A. Akuffo on Friday called on lawyers to provide free legal services (Pro bono) to those who cannot afford...
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CJ Says Legal Council is Not Overwhelmed By Confrontations

The Chief Justice Sophia A. Akuffo on Friday said the General Legal Council (GLC) was not daunted by the resistance encountered in the ongoing...

Chief Justice Advises Ghana’s Sport Administrators to Take Advantage of ADR Mechanism

The Chief Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo, has called on sport administrators to explore the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism in most of their...
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Integrity Is An Essential Component in ADR Process – Chief Justice

The Lady Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has launched the Gamey and Co Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre with a call on practitioners never to...
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MMDA’s charged to provide safer courtrooms for Judges

Ms Sophia A. Akuffo , the Chief Justice has ended her three- day tour to the courts in the Greater Accra region with a...
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Impeachment Of EC Boss Is A Political Witch Hunt – CDG

Anti-government pressure group, the Coalition of Democratic Governance (CDG), says the ongoing process seeking the impeachment of the Chair of the Electoral Commission, Ghana...
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ASEPA Petitions CJ Over Woyome Saga

Pressure group Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA), has petitioned Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo as part of it efforts to get the...
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Justice delivery system identified as weakest link in galamsey fight

The Media Coalition Against Galamsey (MCAG) has said the justice delivery system seem to be the weakest link in the fight against illegal mining...
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ASIG disappointed in Chief Justice for unfair treatment

Advocacy for Social Intervention Ghana (ASIG) - a civil society organization, dedicated to the promotion social justice, has expressed disappointment at what it says...

Chief Justice Triggers Off EC Chairperson and Deputies Impeachment Process

The Daily Guide newspaper has reported that the Judicial Council through Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo is empanelling a committee to look into the alleged...

Alternative Dispute Resolution reduce backlog of cases in courts

More than 18,000 cases have been successfully settled through the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process since it was introduced into the court system in...

Chief Justice Condemns Judicial Misconduct

The Chief Justice, Ms Sophia Akuffo, has said indiscipline and judicial misconduct would not be countenanced under her administration. The Chief Justice, in the company...
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Chief Justice Assess State Of Courts

Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo, the Chief Justice, has urged district assemblies to take up the responsibility to improve the infrastructure of courts within their...
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Judiciary Examining Possibilities To Decongest Prison

The Judiciary is examining the possibility of practising non-custodial sentences as part of efforts to decongest prisons in the country, Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo,...

Persons With Disabilities Assured Of Accessibility To Courts In Ghana

The Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, has assured Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) that all efforts are put in place under her leadership to ensure that ...

Demand For Judges Wig Increase

Traders on Friday admitted to the Ghana News Agency of tremendous rush for Judges wigs and robes following the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo directives. Scores...
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Judicial Service Reiterates Commitment To Transform Delivery Systems

The Chief Justice Sophia A.B. Akuffo on Thursday reiterated the commitment of the judicial service to continue with bold reforms to help transform the...