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Election Petition: US Warns Citizens Of Possible Violence Ahead Of Verdict

Election Petition: US Warns Citizens Of Possible Violence Ahead Of Verdict The United States of America, through its Embassy in Ghana, has advised all U.S. citizens in the West African country of a “potential increase in political tensions and the possibility of isolated violence associated with the anticipated August 29 announcement of the Ghanaian Supreme Court’s decision on the legal […]

August 19, 2013 ·
 
Mahama and Akufo-Addo

Election Petition: Judgement On August 29

Election Petition: Judgement On August 29 It has been eight months of a long drawn-out legal clash to justify the removal or retention of Mr John Dramani Mahama as the President of the Republic of Ghana. After the Supreme Court had disposed of more than 20 interlocutory applications, gathered evidence for four months, as well as received 344-page written addresses […]

August 15, 2013 ·
 
Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (Sir John)

Sir John Fined GH¢5,000; Adorye Gets GH¢2,000 For Contempt

Sir John Fined GH¢5,000; Adorye Gets GH¢2,000 For Contempt The embattled General Secretary of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been fined GH¢5,000 or six months imprisonment in default by the Supreme Court for making certain unsavoury comments against the President of the nine-member panel hearing the election petition case. Fellow Party Communicator, Hopeson Adorye was also fined […]

August 14, 2013 ·
 
Lawyers Face Supreme Court Judges

Lawyers Face Supreme Court Judges

Lawyers Face Supreme Court Judges They have had ample opportunities to lead evidence and subsequently address the court on why Mr John Dramani Mahama ought to be removed or maintained in office as President of the Republic of Ghana. Today, lawyers for the petitioners, President Mahama, the Electoral Commission (EC) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Messrs Philip Addison, Tony […]

August 14, 2013 ·
 
Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (Sir John)

We’ve Not Been Served- Sir John, Hopeson Adorye

We’ve Not Been Served- Sir John, Hopeson Adorye A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Communications Team, Mr Hopeson Adorye, says he will appear before the Supreme Court on August 14, 2013. He, however, said he was yet to receive his summons from the court. The General Secretary of the NPP, Mr Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, however, told Joy News […]

August 12, 2013 ·
 
Mahama and Akufo-Addo

Winner Of Election Petition To Be Declared End Of August

Winner Of Election Petition To Be Declared End Of August The final verdict of the Supreme Court in the ongoing election petition challenging the declaration of Mr John Mahama as winner of Ghana’s 2012 presidential election is likely to be delivered by the end of this month. Mr Justice William Atuguba, President of the nine-member panel of judges hearing the […]

August 8, 2013 ·
 
Leader of the NPP legal team, Philip Addison

Philip Addison:Tolerating Cheat, Fraud Makes Elections Undesirable

Philip Addison:Tolerating Cheat, Fraud Makes Elections Undesirable Lead counsel for the petitioners in the election petition case, Mr Philip Addison, in his oral address to the Supreme Court has established that “tolerating cheat and fraud in elections could imply that holding elections itself is not desirable or necessary.” “Allowing candidates license to cheat… render the election frivolous.” Supporting his argument, […]

August 7, 2013 ·
 
Tony Lithur

Tony Lithur: Petitioners Engaged In ‘Hit And Bounce Exercise’

Tony Lithur: Petitioners Engaged In ‘Hit And Bounce Exercise’ Counsel for the first respondent in the election petition case, Tony Lithur has indicated that the petitioners in the case, had engaged in a “hit and bounce exercise” throughout the course of the prosecution of the case. Presenting his oral address to the panel of judges at the Supreme Court on […]

August 7, 2013 ·
 
Gloria Akufo is a member of the NPP legal team

Gloria Akuffo: ‘Mahama did not win, declare Nana Addo President’

Gloria Akuffo: ‘Mahama did not win, declare Nana Addo President’ Spokesperson for the petitioners in the election petition case, Madam Gloria Akuffo has told Citi News “we [petitioners] are asking the court to determine in our [petitioners] favour, in that John Mahama did not win and that the declaration should be reversed and that Nana Addo be declared as President.” […]

August 7, 2013 ·
 
Election Petition: Counsel To Deliver Addresses Today

Election Petition: Counsel To Deliver Addresses Today

Election Petition: Counsel To Deliver Addresses Today Ghanaians will, this morning, be treated to a “battle of legal wits” at the Supreme Court when four lead counsel in the presidential election petition meet to lock horns to justify why President John Dramani Mahama should or should not be maintained as President of the Republic. The addresses will focus on protecting […]

August 7, 2013 ·
 
Dr. Afari Gyan - commissioner of the EC

Electoral Commission: Petitioners Hung Case On Administrative Errors

Electoral Commission: Petitioners Hung Case On Administrative Errors The Electoral Commission (EC) has argued that it is impossible for errors not to occur in an election where more than 100,000 persons are trained on a temporary basis to control affairs for a short period. “Given the fact that the EC hires over 100,000 temporary officials who are trained for only […]

August 5, 2013 ·
 
From left: Tony Lithur, Tsatsu Tsikata

NDC Insists Mahama Genuinely Won 2012 Election

NDC Insists Mahama Genuinely Won 2012 Election The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reiterated its position that its candidate in the December 2012 presidential election, Mr John Dramani Mahama, genuinely won the election. In a 69-page address filed at the Supreme Court registry on July 31, 2013, the party is of the view that the very petition challenging the legitimacy […]

August 5, 2013 ·