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Domestic Violence

Gov’t of Ghana urged to reconstitute Domestic Violence Board

Madam Afua Addotey, the Board Chairperson, Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana), has called on government to reconstitute the Domestic Violence Management Board...

Police Prosecutors Take Refresher Courses

The Law and Development Associates (LADA) Institute, a non-profit organisation, has updated the knowledge and skills of over 400 police prosecutors nationwide through crush...
Park Geun-hye

Prosecutors question ex-president Park extensively over corruption allegation

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday grilled former President Park Geun-hye, who in custody over corruption allegations. Park has been held in detention at a detention...

Ousted Park Geun-hye to Face Prosecution

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye is being questioned by prosecutors over a corruption scandal that brought her down.After arriving at the office, she...

Mahama Welcomes Special Prosecutor’s Office Creation

Former president, John Mahama says plans by the Nana Addo administration to appoint a Special Prosecutor is another step in the right direction to...
2022 Winter Olympics

JOC chief interviewed by prosecutors over Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid graft allegations

Tokyo prosecutors have interviewed the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda over bribery allegations in connection to Japan winning the bid...

Kwaku Azar Stand on Special Prosecutor’s Office

Can an Office of an Independent Special Prosecutor be created where Article 88(3) of the 1992 Constitution commands that “The Attorney-General shall be responsible...

Legality of Special Prosecutor’s Office Will Be Challenged – Haruna Iddrisu

The Minority in Parliament has served notice it may challenge the legality of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s proposed Independent Prosecutor’s office. Speaking to Citi News, the Minority...

South Korean prosecutors claim Park ‘gravely’ violated constitution

Prosecuting lawmakers accused South Korean President Park Geun-hye of "broadly and gravely" violating the constitution as the Constitutional Court began hearing oral arguments in...
Wpid Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom

Special Prosecutor’s Office is not Necessary – Nduom

The 2016 presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, is skeptical about plans by President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo to create the...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

South Korean presidential office regrets prosecutors’ investigation results

President spokesman Jung Youn-kuk told a press briefing that the prosecution office's announcement was deeply regrettable, saying prosecutors regarded Park as having committed a...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

S.Korean opposition parties discuss impeachment of president after prosecutors’ announcement

Presidential hopefuls and senior lawmakers from three major opposition parties, including the biggest opposition Minjoo Party and minors People's Party and Justice Party, held...

S. Korean president suspected of conspiring with indicted confidante, former aides

Park has a complicity "to a significant extent" with the three criminal suspects in multiple offenses, the head of a special investigative unit in...

S.Korean prosecutors request investigation into president over confidante scandal

The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in charge of probe into the Choi case was quoted as saying that it had delivered to the...

S.Korean prosecutors summon Samsung’s vice chairman over president confidante’s scandal

Lee was summoned in the afternoon by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in charge of investigation into the scandal of Choi Soon-sil suspected...

Ghana: state prosecutors commence strike over wages

National president of the Association of State Attorneys (ASA), Francisca Tete-Mensah, confirmed here that they were demanding payment of arrears and provision of some...

Ex-CEO of Daewoo called on accounting fraud

Koh Jae-ho, 61, who headed the troubled company from 2012 to 2015, appeared in the Seoul Central Prosecutors' Office to be questioned about whether...

36 Judges, Prosecutors From Selected West And Central African Countries Visit Tema Port

The visit is to allow the judges to build a good case in prosecuting fishing and trafficking laws in their respective jurisdictions. Beneficiary countries of...

Extradited suspect for people smuggling ‘is wrong man’

An Eritrean man authorities say is Mr Mered was held in Sudan in May and flown to Rome on Tuesday. But the man's friends told...

DR Congo opposition leader questioned over alleged recruitment of mercenaries

According to one of his lawyers, Barthelemy Mumba Gama, Katumbi returned to his home in the evening after being questioned for hours at the...
Pool/AFP / Jens Schlueter Lutz Bachmann (C), co-founder of Germany's xenophobic and anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement, stands between his lawyer Katja Reichel (L) and his wife Vicky Bachmann (R) on May 3, 2016 in Dresden, eastern Germany

Pegida movement founder convicted for inciting racial hatred

Lutz Bachmann, founder of the far-right "Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the Occident" movement, was ordered to pay 9,600 euros ($11,000) over the...

Prosecutors Wants Oscar Pistorius Charge Changed to Murder

Oscar Pistorius The Paralympian was released from prison last month after serving one year of his five-year term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius,...
Charles Quist

High Court judge Charles Quist exposed over ?4000 bribe

FACTS Kwesi Nkrumah is a carpenter. He and his two other accomplices namely- Napoleon Gomez and Joseph Azure, armed with pistols and pump action guns,...

Belgium detains 4 suspects in raids targeting foreign fighters

Belgian authorities have detained four people in raids targeting foreign fighters, prosecutors announced Friday, while stressing that there is no link to this month's...

French justice ministry cracks down on hate speech

French prosecutors have been instructed to stringently enforce laws against words or actions considered to be racist, anti-Semitic or pro-terrorism, the Ministry of Justice...

US-funded radio station in Azerbaijan raided

?Khadija Ismayilova has been in detention since her arrest earlier this month Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) said that armed police ordered employees to leave...
Marieta Brew Appiah-Oppong

Prosecutors never turned up for ?Nayele’s hearing

  Prosecutors yesterday failed to show up to prosecute the six persons accused of allegedly playing various roles to assist Ruby Nayele Ametefeh to export...

Pistorius is serving his sentence in the hospital section of a Pretoria prison

A judge in South Africa is set to rule on whether prosecutors can appeal against the five-year jail sentence passed on Oscar Pistorius. The Paralympian...
Geert Wilders

Wilders faces questioning for racist comments

Extreme-right politician Geert Wilders has been called for questioning by Dutch prosecutors for an investigation into verbal attacks targeting the country's immigrant communities, state...

Ghanaian Prosecutors benefit from UN training

A three-day national workshop aimed at updating the knowledge and skills of prosecutors and law enforcement officers, to better fight organised crime has opened...