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Rape case: Lebanese granted GHC50k bail

The Lebanese national facing rape charges in Ghana has been granted bail by an Accra Criminal High Court. The judge Kofi Dorgu granted Rabih Haddad bail in the sum of GHC500, 000 with two sureties Monday. The judge said the prosecution failed to convince the court on why the suspect …

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Courts not immune from politics – Judge

High Court judge Justice Eric Kyei Baffuor has revealed that “smoke of politics” sometimes enters the courts. That notwithstanding, he says, he does not support the nomination of apex court judges based on their political leanings. “In respect of the suggested appointment to the Supreme Court bench based on the …

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Supreme Court judges rule on their political leanings – Atuguba

Respected legal practitioner Professor Raymond Atuguba has said judges at the Supreme Court decide political cases according to their political leanings. According to him, it is pretentious for people to assume that judges do not have political ideologies that may influence them at crucial moments. “In the Supreme Court, you …

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Ex-NCA officials’ trial adjourned to January 16

Accra Commercial High Court Presided over by Justice Eric Kyei Baffour hearing the case of willfully causing financial loss to the State brought against former board chairman of the National  Communication  Authority (NCA), Eugene Baffoe – Bonnie and four others will begin full trial of the matter from January 16,2018. …

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$6m NCA scandal: AG’s action apt – Corruption Watch

Corruption Watch Ghana, an initiative by the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has lauded the Attorney General for dragging five officials to court over financial malfeasance at the National Communications Authority (NCA). “We commend the AG’s Department for taking this step. Corruption Watch will keenly monitor the court process …

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Kumasi: Prisoner fails to recite Lord’s Prayer to be freed

Owusu Ansah A judge in Kumasi on Thursday December 21, gave a prisoner a rare opportunity to recite the Lord’s Prayer and have his 6 years sentence struck out but, the convict failed. The judge who was furious over the prisoner’s failure to utilize the golden opportunity called him “stupid” …

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Ex-NCA board chair, 4 others charged for fleecing the State

A former board chairman of the National Communication Authority (NCA) under the Mahama administration Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie and four others have been arraigned in an Accra Commercial High Court for willfully causing financial loss to the State. The five have also been slapped with 16 other charges. Today in court the …

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UCC: Court reinstates 22 students; rewards GHC10k damages

The University of Cape Coast has been directed by the Cape Coast High Court to reinstate the 22 executives of the Atlantic Hall who were rusticated for their alleged role in the violence that erupted during the Oguaa Hall Week Celebration in May this year. The clash which saw one …

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