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Supreme Court discharges Dr. Dominic Ayine over contemptuous comments in 2020 election petition hearing

A former Deputy Attorney General and member of the legal team of the Petitioner, John Dramani Mahama in the 2020 Election Petition at the Supreme Court, Dr Dominic Ayine has been discharged of contempt after showing remorse and rendering...

Election Petition: Order a runoff – Mahama urges SC in closing address

The Petitioner in the 2020 election petition has filed his closing address in accordance with the orders of the Supreme Court (SC). The Petitioner in the address urged the court in its judgment on March, 4 to direct the Electoral Commission...

EC to conduct Nkoranza North and South District level elections in April

The Electoral Commission will conduct the Nkoranza North and Nkoranza South District Level Elections on Friday, the 16th of April, 2021. This is in accordance with the District Level Elections Regulation, 2015 (C.I. 89). The decision follows the expiration of...

Mahama loses second review application in election petition

The Supreme Court has for the second time dismissed a review application by Former President John Mahama which was seeking to have the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs. Jean Adukwei Mensa, testify in the 2020 presidential election...

Election Petition: Second Respondent opposes Petitioner’s review application

Counsel for Second Respondent, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has filed an affidavit to oppose Petitioner's motion for review of Supreme Court’s ruling to reopen case dated February 16, 2021. He contended that the application was misconceived, raised no exceptional...

Accept election petition outcome – Justice Atuguba advises Ghanaians

A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice William Atuguba, has admonished Ghanaians to embrace the outcome of the 2020 presidential election petition in good faith. He said in the event that a section of the people were aggrieved by...

Supreme Court to hear another review application today

The Supreme Court will today hear another review application of the Petitioner, John Dramani Mahama to reopen his case in the ongoing 2020 Election Petition. On February 16, the Court unanimously dismissed the Petitioner's application to have his case reopened...

Election Petition: Group petitions International community against Supreme Court

The Organization of Social Democracy and Development Dialogue Forum Africa has petitioned the International Community about the ongoing Election Petition Hearing. The International Organizations include the United Nations (UN), ECOWAS Commission, European Union, the office of the Special Representative of...

Dr. Ayine has not been cited for contempt- Sammy Gyamfi

Communications Director and spokesperson for the petitioner, Sammy Gyamfi, has denied rumours of an alleged contempt charge against Dr. Dominic Ayine for his comments after last Tuesday's court sitting. "Why are lawyers like Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Nana B—who by the...

Supreme Court dismisses former President John Mahama’s review application

The Supreme Court has dismissed a review application filed by the Petitioner in the on-going election petition urging the court to reconsider its earlier decision that the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission cannot be compelled to testify. The court held...

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