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Judiciary must command respect – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

President Nana Akufo-Addo has tasked members of the Judiciary to execute their work flawlessly to command the respect of the people. “It is critical for the growth of our nation that we have a Judiciary that commands the respect of the people by the nature of its delivery of …

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Restore dignity of Judiciary – Akufo-Addo to CJ – Starr Fm

President Nana Akufo-Addo has admonished the newly sworn in Chief Justice of Ghana Sophia Akuffo to work assiduously to restore the lost dignity of the Judiciary as a result of the Judicial Corruption Scandal. According to him, once the Judiciary regains such clout, Ghanaians will develop total trust in …

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Ghana needs innovative CJ – Mornah – Starr Fm

The chairman of the People’s National Convention, Bernard Mornah, believes Ghana needs a Chief Justice who is innovative to make the Judiciary “functional”. “We need an innovative Chief Justice who will step sometimes beyond her limit of work and can go out there to bring in certain things that …

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Parliament to pass Justice Sophia Akuffo today – Starr Fm

Supreme Court Judge Justice Sophia Akuffo is expected to be approved today by a unanimous decision by MPs after sailing through her vetting session on Friday, June 16, 2017. The over five-hour long vetting process saw Justice Akuffo answer questions on the challenges within the country’s legal system, the …

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I’m uncomfortable justifying Montie 3 judgment – Sophia Akuffo – Starr Fm

The Chief Justice nominee Sophia Akuffo said Friday that she feels uncomfortable when called upon to justify the judgement she wrote incarcerating the infamous Montie three. This was after the Court, presided by her found the three – Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, aka Mugabe for …

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Atuguba et al corrupt judiciary claim “gratuitously insulting” – Akuffo – Starr Fm

The Chief Justice nominee Justice Sophia Akuffo has described as “gratuitously insulting” a 2011 corruption charge leveled against the judiciary by four lawyers including Raymond Atuguba. As a result, she willingly signed the communique’ blacklisting them until they either substantiate or withdraw their “offensive” claim. The other three lawyers …

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I’m against scrapping Ghana Law School – Sophia Akuffo – Starr Fm

The chief Justice nominee Justice Sophia Akuffo has rejected calls for the scrapping of the Ghana School of Law. “I’m not one of those who subscribe to [calls that] Ghana School of Law be scrapped,” she told the Appointments Committee of Parliament Friday during her vetting. According to her, …

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Lawyers advertising on Facebook distasteful – Sophia Akuffo – Starr Fm

The Chief Justice nominee Justice Sophia Akuffo has described lawyers advertising on social media as distasteful. Justice Akuffo’s comment comes in the wake of the suspension of popular Human Rights lawyer Francis Sosu for advertising on Facebook by the General Legal Council. His suspension sparked a debate amongst a …

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