Petitioners: We Have Enough Evidence To Obtain Favourable Judgement The petitioners in the 2012 presidential election challenge say that they have succeeded in producing a “mountain” of evidence sufficient enough to discharge the burden of proof placed on them and to obtain a favourable decision from the Supreme Court. According to them, the evidence they had adduced at the close […]
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Parties To Present Oral Addresses On August 7 The Supreme Court has fixed August 7, 2013 for counsel for all parties in the Election Petition to be heard orally by way of clarifications and additions in their addresses to the court. The address is to be made within 30minutes each. The court gave the directions when it resumed sitting on […]
Election Petition Resumes, NDC Files Address Today The election petition hearing resumes today after a two week recess to allow the parties in the case to file their addresses. Today’s hearing is expected to focus mainly on the written addresses filed by the Petitioners and respondents.
Police Meet NDC, NPP Over Election Declaration The police top brass, led by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, yesterday met with the leadership of the two main political parties to discuss how to maintain law and order in the aftermath of the 2012 presidential election petition before the Supreme Court.
Election Petition: Parties To File Addresses Today The gathering of evidence is over and parties in the election petition are expected to file their written addresses at the Supreme Court Registry by the close of work today (July 30, 2013). Addresses are usually filed by parties in both civil and criminal cases after evidence has been led in a case.
Election Petition: Parties Advised To Accept Final Verdict A former president of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA), Sam Okudzeto has urged all parties in the election petition to accept the final verdict of the Supreme Court on the case because there will not be an opportunity for a review. The panel of judges presiding over the hearing of the case […]
Justice Atuguba Tells Afari-Gyan: Going To Court Not Easy Hearing of the election petition drew to a close at the Supreme Court yesterday after seven months of a legal marathon, with the presiding judge exclaiming, “At long last the battle of evidence has ended.” Mr Justice William Atuguba made the remark when lawyers in the case announced they had no […]
Election petition: Lawyers To File Addresses By July 30 Lawyers for the parties involved in the on-going election petition have been directed to file their addresses by July 30, 2013. The addresses will contain the summary of evidence presented in court by the parties and also give reasons why the judges should rule in favor of either party.
Election Petition: It’s All Finally Over As Lithur Promises To ‘Get Drunk’ The two sides in the election petition hearing have brought to an end, their evidence in the trial paving for their addresses scheduled for July 31, 2013. The case has been running for the past 46 days since substantive hearing begun. The Petitioners – Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, […]
Petitioners Back Down On Vote Padding In Ledzokuku Lead counsel for the petitioners in the ongoing presidential election petition yesterday withdrew allegations of vote padding in favour of President John Dramani Mahama in the Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region. Mr Philip Addison had, on Monday, July 15, 2013, confronted the Returning Officer of the December 2012 presidential election, […]
Supreme Court To Give Lawyers Timelines For Filing Addresses Indications are clear that the Supreme Court will today give timelines to the parties involved in the ongoing election petition hearing, to file their addresses. This is determinant on the petitioners completing their cross examination on Wednesday. Counsel for petitioners, lawyer Philip Addison, is likely to finish cross examining Dr Kwadjo […]
Afari Gyan: I Have No Basis To Change Results As Announced Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan says he has found no basis to alter election results despite several claims by the Petitioners of massive fraud. The E.C made this conclusion while under cross-examination by counsel for the Petitioners Philip Addison on Day 45 of an Election Petition […]