Judiciary

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 7th, 2013
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By Akintokunbo A Adejumo “Money and Corruption Are ruining the land, Crooked politicians Betray the working man, Pocketing the profits And treating us like sheep, And we’re tired of hearing promises, That we know they’ll never keep.”  –Ray Davies: Once upon a time in America, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 30th, 2013
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Justice Abubakar Talba, just recently handed Mr. John Yusuf only a two-year jail sentence for conniving with others to defraud the office and pensioners of N27.2bn. The Judge gave him an option of fine in the sum of N750,000 for the three offences he pleaded guilty. The Judge seem to have allowed Mr....
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, May 22, 2012 We insist that the Supreme Court’s ruling that the NPP’s Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey did no wrong in acquiring a state bungalow is appalling. It is disappointing and will go a long way to encourage thievery at the highest level and to the most frantic extent ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The inadequacies of our justice administration system have once again been brought to public attention. The Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG) has issued a press statement decrying the circumstances surrounding the trial of Alfred Agbesi Woyome over the huge judgemen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Feb 7th, 2012
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Rabat – A judge on Morocco’s Supreme Curt has condemned a government decision to demote him to a prosecutor and send him to a distant mountain town. Mohammed Anbar said on Tuesday the decision by the nation’s previous justice minister was “revenge against him.” Anbar co-...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 12th, 2011
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Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki urged striking doctors at state hospitals on Monday to resume work after a week-long stoppage over demands for higher pay left patients unattended. During a speech to mark 48 years of independence from Britain, Kibaki directed his minister of public service and other rele...
By benim
In News
Sep 14th, 2011
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The Chief Justice of the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS), Justice Chan Reec Madut, on Tuesday directed primary courts to apply an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) system in its proceedings to speed up disposal of cases. JPEG – 34.2 kb Chief Justice of the Republic of South Sudan, Justice Cha...
By benim
In Analysis
Jun 28th, 2011
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In the 2000 elections many voted the New Patriotic Party (NPP) not because of the believe in the party’s Danquah/Busia historical traditions, but because we shared the party’s underlining principles of democracy in freedom. The NPP used to be the party that championed free speech, rule of law, freedo...