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20 judges and magistrates retire

A historic 20 judges and magistrates from the various hierarchies of the judiciary, including four Supreme Court justices, have retired from the...

You are demigods so act as such – Ghana Bar Association to judges and...

The Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Bar Association, Saviour Kudze, has admonished judges to maintain high levels of integrity in the...

Association of Judges and Magistrates clears air on ‘ex-gratia’ payments

The Association of Magistrates and Judges of Ghana (AMJG) has dismissed claims Superior Court Justices are paid ex-gratia.

I don’t fear leaving the legal profession – Sosu tells Association of Judges and...

The Madina Member of Parliament (MP), Francis-Xavier Sosu, says he is not scared to exit the legal profession for cautioning against acts...

Can a cockroach be justified in a court of fowls? – Sosu asks Magistrates...

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Madina constituency, Francis-Xavier Sosu, in a response to a statement from the Association of Magistrates and...

Association of Judges and Magistrates condemns Sosu

The Association of Magistrates and Judges has described comments made about judges by Madina MP, Francis Xavier-Sosu, as “unfortunate, reckless and misguided”.

Opuni trial: Association of Magistrates and Judges fight off accusations against Supreme Court Judge...

JoyNews/AdomNews · JUDGES GO WILD The Association of Magistrates and Judges has described as malicious...

We feel disrespected about the way our allowances are paid – Magistrates and Judges

The president of the Association of Magistrates and Judges of Ghana, Justice Senyo Dzamefe, has decried the manner in which their allowances...

Judges, magistrates and police must experience prison life – Justice Kulendi

Supreme Court Judge, Yonny Kulendi, says the difficulty in justice delivery in the country can be reduced when agents including judges, magistrates...

Judges and magistrates to withdraw services on March 21

Judges of the lower courts have served notices to withdraw their services from March 21, this year, if issues concerning their salaries and working...

11 new magistrates sworn into office

The Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, has sworn into office 11 new Magistrates. During the swearing in ceremony on Thursday March 8, she entreated the new...

Lower court judges, magistrates threaten strike

Lower court judges and magistrates in the country are threatening to withdraw their service beginning October 2017 over unpaid allowances and the non-implementation of...

Joy News receives support to enhance digital infrastructure

Ghana’s most influential news organization, JOY NEWS, has received support from the International Fund for Public Interest Media (IFPIM) to enhance its...

Seychelles drops witchcraft case against opposition leader

Seychelles' main opposition leader Patrick Herminie is no longer facing witchcraft charges after prosecutors dropped the case against him.

Football fan banned for Mohamed Salah abuse and disaster taunts

A football fan who shouted racist abuse about Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and mocked the Heysel stadium disaster has been banned from matches.

Afenyo-Markin writes: The case for non-custodial sentencing and plea bargaining in addressing same-sex sexual...

A significant problem that casts a long shadow over Ghana's ongoing efforts at social and legal reform is the extreme congestion in...
Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana, Justice Gertrude Araba Esaaba Sackey Torkornoo,

Let no one feel discouraged to use the law – Chief Justice to judges

The Chief Justice, Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo, has urged judges to uphold the principles of the law entrusted to them and conduct...

Did he have to die? Boy killed by his uncles over missing bag

A 17-year-old boy has been allegedly beaten to death by his step-uncles over a missing bag. The boy was...

Judges are decorated servants of the people – Justice Kulendi

Supreme Court Judge, Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi, says a judge is a servant of the people. According to...

Mohbad: Naira Marley, Sam Larry file lawsuit against Police

Nigerian singer, Naira Marley, along with his associate, Sam Larry, has taken legal action against Nigerian police and a Lagos magistrate in...

Sir Bobby Charlton: Boy, 17, charged over Manchester City chants

A 17-year-old boy has been charged over chants about the death of Sir Bobby Charlton which were filmed at a Manchester City...

Fake lawyer arrested after winning 26 cases

A young man has been detained by Nairobi authorities for posing as a lawyer of the Kenya High Court.

Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Unite to Urge The Gambia’s Government...

The Association of Non-Governmental Organizations in The Gambia (TANGO), the Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Women and Children...

Mohbad: Court remands Naira Marley, Sam Larry, two others

A Sabo-Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of Abdulazeez Fashola (a.k.a. Naira Marley), 32, and three others for the...

Teenager appears in UK court over murder of 15-year-old girl with Ghanaian parents

A 17-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with murdering 15-year-old Elianne Andam in south London. The boy, who...

Conversation between 17-yr-old alleged killer and friend after stabbing 15-yr-old Ghanaian girl to death

A 17-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 15-year-old girl who was stabbed to death on her...

CJ advocates financial independence of judiciary

The Chief Justice, Justice Gertrude Sackey Torkornoo, has bemoaned the lack of financial independence of the judiciary, saying it was negatively affecting...

It’s unfair for high-profile criminal cases to drag for years – Dame laments

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has expressed concern over the extended durations of high-profile criminal trials in...

JUSAG demands improved security, risk allowance for staff after Tamale attack

The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) wants improved security and some risk allowance for its members following the recent attacks...

Man in court for living double life; married to two women at the same...

A man is facing seven years in jail for living a double life married to two women in Britain and Germany at...

JUSAG condemns attack on Tamale District Court

The recent riot at the Tamale District Court in the Northern Region, condemned by the Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG),...

List of most corrupt institutions in Ghana for 2021 – UNODC data

A study conducted by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in 2021 has shown that the Lands Commission was...

Woman sues lover for dumping her after sponsoring his lavish lifestyle

A distraught woman has dragged her boyfriend identified as Hassan Umar to a magistrates’ court sitting in Kano, Nigeria, for allegedly dumping...

Man arrested for disguising as woman to write exams for his girlfriend

A newly appointed Magistrate, Musa Semwogerere, has been nabbed for posing as a woman to sit for exams for his girlfriend at...

England international Lingard banned from driving

Ex-Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has been banned from driving after failing to name the driver of his car when it was...

Drama in court as complaint begs on behalf of convict

There was a mild drama in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos state on Wednesday, July 12, as a nominal complainant, James...

Dormaahene is an NDC member, he dines with them – K.T. Hammond

Adansi-Asokwa MP, Kobina Tahir Hammond, has claimed the Dormaahene, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II is a member of the National Democratic Congress...

Hanson K. Nyame writes: Justice and our new Chief Justice

Now that all Africa’s colonized states have attained independence, it is wondered if Dr Kwame Nkrumah (if he was still alive) would...

MP defends Dormaahene over comment on Gyakye Quayson

The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Constitutional and Legal Committee says he disagrees with claims that comments by the Dormaahene, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyemang Badu II...

Judges don’t receive ex-gratia – Chief Justice nominee

Chief Justice nominee, Justice Gertrude Araba Esaaba Sackey Torkornoo, has revealed that judges don't receive ex-gratia as other public office holders.
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