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June 25, 2017 6:21 PM CODEO wants end to political party vigilantism

Koforidua, June 25, GNA - The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), a civil society organization in Ghana has appealed to the media to support advocacy to end the menace of political party vigilantism which was threatening the democratic governance of the country. The Coalition appealed to the Ghana media to support the fight against the menace 2

June 25, 2017 2:45 PM Albanians vote in election seen as test for democracy

The ruling Socialists seek an outright majority in the 140-seat parliament to implement reforms. Albanians are voting in a key parliamentary election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to back efforts to secure European Union membership. Sunday's race pits socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama against Lulzim 2

June 24, 2017 10:36 PM Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the 8 November poll about the accusations and "did nothing". His comments followed an article in the Washington Post which said that Mr Obama learned last August of President 3


The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the decision of the previous Mahama-led National Democratic Congress government to allow into the country two terror suspects from the Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Muhammed Al-Dhuby and Muhammed Bin-Atef, was unconstitutional and a breach of Article 75 of the constitution. The Court in a 6-1 majority, with Justice William 3

June 23, 2017 6:21 PM SC nullifies findings of Judgement Debt Commissioner in 2 cases

The Supreme Court has nullified the findings of the sole Judgment Debt Commissioner in relation to two cases. The sole Commissioner in his findings indicted the judges who handled the Alfred Agbesi Woyome vs AG & ors and Sky Consult vs Ghana Post cases for failing to follow due diligence in determining the matter. The Commission also sought to review 3

June 23, 2017 6:13 PM My client being used as ‘political football’ – ex Gitmo detainee’s lawyer

A legal representative of Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef, one of the ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to Ghana, believes the change in government in both Ghana and the US, may have seen his client being used as a political tool. Speaking exclusively to Citi News’ Umaru Sanda Amadu, the lawyer, George Clark, said the transfer of power, “certainly 2

June 23, 2017 5:38 PM Ex Gitmo detainee Bin Atef marries in Ghana

It has emerged that one of the two ex-Guantanmo Bay detainees being hosted by Ghana has gotten married during his short stay in the country. It is unclear whether Muhammad Bin Atef’s wife is Ghanaian but the marriage was contracted after the erstwhile John Mahama administration accepted to host him last year alongside Khalid Al-Dhuby. Asked whether the marriage 3

June 23, 2017 3:01 PM Entrance examination to Ghana School of Law unconstitutional

The court held that the additional requirement, which started in 2012, violated articles 11(7), 23, 296 (a) (b) and 18 (2) of the 1992 Constitution, as well as Legislative Instrument (LI) 1296 which spells out the criteria or qualification for admission to the school. Per Regulation Two of the LI, qualifications for entry to the school are: being of good behaviour 6

June 23, 2017 1:54 PM Gitmo 2: Ghana Will Succumb To US Pressure – Lecturer

The United States (US) has greater bargaining power and it is very likely the government of Ghana will give in to the demands of the US in relation to the two Guantanamo Bay ex-prisoners being held in Ghana, Dr Kobby Mensah, a lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School, has suggested. “We have to consider the economic interest and then, of course 11

June 23, 2017 12:47 PM Involve Mahama In Deciding Fate Of GITMO 2 – Ablakwa

The Ranking Member on the Foreign Affairs committee in Ghana’s Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has advised the Akufo-Addo-led government to invite ex-President John Mahama to help in taking a final decision on the fate of the ex GITMO detainees in the country. According to him, the ex leader, under whose watch the detainees were brought into the country 2