Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 18 for query «professor kwaku asare»

February 15, 2018 6:31 AM Retirement at 60 too early, increase to 70 – Prof. Asare

A constitutional Lawyer and Law Lecturer, Professor Kwaku Asare, is advocating for a uniform retirement age of 70. His proposal follows the lawsuit challenging the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor because of his age. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Prof. Asare observed that the constitution provided for “too many retirement ages” depending 68

September 14, 2017 10:17 AM Prof Gyampo's Accuser Apologizes For False Allegation

Recently, Professor Ransford Gyampo of the University of Ghana in his typically mode condemned the dissipation of the spirit of patriotism among Ghanaians. According to him, politicians had contributed to the problem because of their selfishness and unwillingness to die for mother Ghana. The political science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon 31

July 10, 2017 12:11 PM Law students go to court over upcoming entrance exams

A group of law graduates calling themselves the Concerned LLB Graduates are going to court to seek an injunction to halt the upcoming entrance exams for potential students of the Ghana School of Law. This comes after the General Legal Council declared that it would hold the exams for the prospective students despite a petition by the group to scrap it. The group 21

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 17

June 22, 2017 6:20 PM Supreme Court ‘quashes’ Ghana Law School admission process

The Supreme Court has directed the Ghana Law School to reform its admission process, describing its current system as "unconstitutional." The apex court on Thursday said the system which requires applicants to take an entrance exam followed by an interview before admission into the school, violates Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1296. The L.I requires 34

June 22, 2017 2:52 PM Supreme Court bars exams, interviews for Ghana Law School admissions

The Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional the requirement by the General Legal Council asking applicants to the Ghana Law school to undertake an examination and subsequent interview before admission. According to the court, the requirements are in violation of the Legislative Instrument 1296 which gives direction for the mode of admission 11

March 16, 2017 1:42 PM Suit against General Legal Council fixed for April 11

The Supreme Court has fixed April 11 to commence hearing of the suit filed against the General Legal Council (GLC). The suit is challenging the methods and criteria used in the selection and admission of Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) holders who desire to acquire licence to practise law in the country. The seven-member panel presided over by Justice Victor 5

March 15, 2017 5:36 PM President Akufo-Addo nominates four ministers, 50 deputy ministers

Accra, March 15, GNA- President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday named four personalities to serve as ministers of state at the presidency and 50 others to deputise at the various ministries. In a communication from the Office of the President addressed to the Speaker of Parliament, President Akufo-Addo pressed the House to approve the nominees. The nominees 14

October 15, 2015 11:23 AM Supreme Court ruling was anticipated – Dr. Agambilla

The Constitution Review Implementation Committee (CRIC) has welcomed the Supreme Court’s dismissal of a case brought against it by one U.S based lawyer, Professor Kwaku Asare. In an interview with Citi News, a member of the CRIC, Dr. Gheysika Agambilla said the decision of the Supreme Court was not unexpected. “We are delighted that the court has ruled 27

June 27, 2015 1:44 PM EC appointment: Mahama hasn’t broken the law – Kwesi Pratt

The Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt has waded into the raging debate over the appointment of the new Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, while the Supreme Court rules on the appointment process. President John Dramani Mahama in accordance with Article 70(2) of the 1992 Constitution, appointed Mrs. Charlotte Osei as the new Chairperson 14