Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Nasiru Sulemana Gbadegbe broke down in tears while addressing a gathering of Supreme Court judges on his retirement day on Thursday, according to a kasapafmonline.com report.
A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court presided over by Justice Jones Dotse has ruled that the Auditor General has no powers to surcharge Waste Management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited.
A High Court in Accra says it has not received any orders from the Supreme Court to discontinue hearing the case brought against maverick politicians, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong.
The Attorney-General (A-G) has succeeded in convincing the Supreme Court to strike out the names of the Auditor-General, Daniel Domelovo, and the Acting Auditor-General, Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu, from a suit challenging President Akufo-Addo’s directive for Domelovo to proceed on his accumulated annual leave.
The Supreme Court has temporarily suspended all its sittings over cases that are before them. This follows the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Judicial Service where some Judges and staff have allegedly tested positive and have mandatorily been made to self-isolate.
A panel of seven-member Supreme Court Judges has in a unanimous decision rejected the old voters’ identification card as proof of Ghanaian citizen to qualify an eligible voter to register in the upcoming voters registration exercise to be conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana for the 2020 general polls.
The Parliament of Ghana has by majority votes of 106 against 92 adopted the controversial Constitutional Instrument (CI) 126 that is seeking to empower the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voter’s register for the conduct of the 2020 general elections.
The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana says it is unable to comply with the Supreme Court’s directive to clean the existing voters album by clearing all names of persons that used the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Card as proof of identify as Ghanaians to register because of challenges in identifying such names.