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African Courts Wants Strengthened Human Rights Justice

African Court on Human and People’s Right has called for strengthening of the culture of human rights justice in Africa. “As an African Court,...
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Promoting Peace and Justice Is Our Major Concern – Ahmadi Boss

Hadzrat Mirza Masroor Ahmed, the Spiritual Head of the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, has said the Community would never waver from its efforts to...
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GJA seeks justice for Murdered Tiger Eye Team Member

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) on Monday urged Government to ensure justice for the murdered investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale. The GJA also outlined a series...
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Kenya mulls new judicial conduct code to boost access to justice

Kenya is considering implementing a new code of judicial conduct and ethics in order to boost access to justice, a senior government official said...
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EU extends grant to Zimbabwe to promote human rights, access to justice

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday extended a 5.8 million U.S. dollars grant to Zimbabwe to support the promotion of human rights, access to...
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ECOWAS to structure framework on Access to Justice

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission is in the process of developing a regional framework on Access to Justice and rule...
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Nigerian president promises to lead country into era of justice, prosperity

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reiterated the determination of his administration to keep its promise to lead the country into a new era...
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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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Central African Republic: Perpetrators of renewed bloodshed must be charged

At least 20 civilians killed Two burnt to death in reprisal attacks Witness: ‘There were dead bodies everywhere’ Those responsible for the killing and injuring of civilians...

Burundi’s shame over 32 years of clean human rights record

Following the conviction and sentencing to 32 years in jail of Burundian human rights defender Germain Rukuki on a range of trumped-up charges, Amnesty...
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Defiled Girls Families Seeks Justice

Families of four girls defiled at gun point at a community in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region have called on the police...
Galamsey

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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SERAP Advises Buhari Stop SSS, NIA From Obstruction of Justice

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the “face-off between Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials and officials of the State Security...
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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,...
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African Court Reminds Judicial Community to Uphold Justice

The Third African Judicial Dialogue opened in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania on Thursday with a reminder to the judicial community in Africa, that...
Global human rights

POS Foundation Joins Gov’t To Improve Human Rights

Mr Jonathan Osei Owusu, the Executive Director, POS Foundation, has said Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) would strengthen their partnership with the Government to improve...
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Judges Begin To Wear Wigs During Court Sittings

Judges in Lower and Superior Courts in Accra, on Thursday begun the wearing of their wigs and robes during sittings. An exclusive visit to the...
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Application Of ECG Workers Dismissed

An Accra High Court on Tuesday dismissed an application for interlocutory injunction by 1,001 workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), challenging moves...
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Ethiopian ruling party vows to bring recent unrest perpetuators to justice

The Executive Committee of Ethiopia's ruling party, the Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), on Monday announced a directive to bring to justice individuals...
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Zanzibar pledges to improve judiciary, administration of justice

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...
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Justice for All Programme ensures the release of a 16 year old boy

A 16-year-old juvenile who spent three months on remand at the Ho Central Prison in the Volta Region has been discharged under the Justice...
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South Africa: When will justice come to Marikana victims?

Victims of the bloody tragedy at Marikana, in which 34 protesters were killed and at least 70 were injured by members of the South...
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Man handed 15 years jail term for manslaughter

A man standing trial in a manslaughter case has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by a Kumasi High Court, presided over by Justice...

Masterminds of Taraba attacks will be found and prosecuted – President Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has condemned the horrific  attack that has left dozens dead and about 120 houses burnt in simultaneous attacks carried out on...

Investigation into Kasais violations is a strong statement of Justice – C’sser Zeid

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has welcomed the creation of an international investigation into allegations of gross violations and...
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Prioritize Child protection – Justice Torkonoo

Justice Gertrude Torkonoo, a Justice of the Court of Appeal, says Ghana must give a central place to children by providing them with the...
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Justice Will Be Served – President Akufo Addo

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo has assured the family of the late Captain Maxwell Mahama that he...

Ghana’s 13th Chief Justice Nominee Outdoored

file image President Akufo- Addo has outdoored the thirteenth chief justice of the Republic of Ghana at a short ceremony at the appointments room of...

FIFA Disciplinary Committee New Chairman is Justice Anin Yeboah

Ghanaian Supreme Court Judge, Justice Anin Yeboah has been elected as the chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, at the ongoing 67th FIFA Congress  in...

Justice for All Programme Sees to the Release of 7 Remand Prisoners

Seven persons on remand at the Nsawam Medium Security Prison were yesterday set free under the “Justice For All Programme” (JFAP), an initiative meant...