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High Court issues fresh summons for Kennedy Agyapong

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong Listen to the Article The Accra High Court has ordered Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong to appear before the court on Friday, September 18, 2020, after he failed to show up in court today, September 14, 2020. Lawyers for Kennedy Agyapong filed an application …

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Killer pastor’ appears before U.S court over gruesome murder of wife

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah Video Archive Listen to the Article Sylvester Ofori, a Ghanaian based pastor in the United States has made his first court appearance following his arrest for the murder of wife, Barbara Tommey in Orlando, Florida. Ofori, now known as the ‘Killer pastor’ appeared before a federal …

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High Court to commence hearings on suit against Obour’s administration – Ras Caleb.

By:brightwebtv.com /nana Asare barimah     High Court to commence hearings on suit against Obour’s administration – Ras Caleb. Ras Caleb Appiah-Levi, the outgoing Greater-Accra Regional Branch Chairman of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), has sued former MUSIGA President Mr. Bice Obour Osei Kuffour and 4 others for mismanagement …

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Obinim ‘sins’ revealed in court

By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Bishop Daniel Obinim, founder and leader of International God’s Way Church Details are emerging about the reason why the controversial pastor, Daniel Obinim, founder of the International God’s Way Church (IGWC), was hauled before the Kaneshie Magistrate Court in Accra. According to documents filed in court by …

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Woyome Loses Again In African Human Rights Court Story By Sefanam Agbobli / S.Agbobli@Theghanareport.Com On Jul 15, 2020 Share The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Right (ACHPR) based in Arusha, Tanzania, has dismissed a case brought before it by businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome to halt the sale of his properties meant to offset the GH¢46 million he owes Ghana. In a unanimous decision held by a 10-member panel of the court, it dismissed a review application filed by Mr. Woyome on the basis that he failed to introduce any convincing new evidence which was the legal requirement for review under Rule 67 of the ACHPR Rules. Review application On March 4, 2020, this year, Woyome filed the review application urging the court to depart from its previous decision delivered against him on June 28, 2019. Woyome argued then that Ghana had discriminated against him during legal proceedings to retrieve the GH¢46 million he had received unlawfully as judgment debt paid to him by the government. According to Mr. Woyome, the apex court in Ghana had unfairly treated him and violated his rights to non-discrimination during proceedings which culminated in him being ordered by the apex court of Ghana to refund the judgment debt. His case was, however, dismissed by the ACHPR on the basis that Ghana treated him fairly and equally before the law during those legal proceedings. The court held that there were no violation of his rights under the African Human Rights Charter. Apart from the review application, the businessman, Mr. Woyome also filed an application for provisional measure urging the court to halt the auctioning of his properties in Ghana until the final determination of his review application. No new evidence Explaining the reasons for dismissing the review application, the ACHPR said Mr Woyome produced a contract between Ghana and a company for the construction of stadiums for CAN 2008 as new evidence. However, the ACHPR held that the supposed new evidence introduced by Mr Woyome had no bearing on the court’s previous judgment which was the subject matter of the review application. “In light of the foregoing, the court finds that the supporting document adduced does not constitute new evidence which was not within the knowledge of the applicant (Woyome) at the time the initial judgment was delivered. “Therefore, the court dismisses the application for review and declares it inadmissible. Having found the application for review inadmissible, the request for provisional measures become moot,” the court held. Legal setbacks Mr. Woyome has suffered many legal setbacks in his quest to stop the enforcement of the Supreme Court’s judgment for him to refund the judgment debt unlawfully paid to him. Led by a Deputy Attorney-General, Mr. Godfred Yeboah Dame, the State has successfully defended against any legal attempt by the businessman to ‘frustrate’ the enforcement of the judgment for him to refund the money. Recently, the Supreme Court dismissed Mr. Woyome’s application to pay the money in installments. The court held that Mr. Woyome had failed in the past to honour previous agreements for him to pay the money in installment. Background The Supreme Court, on July 29, 2014, ordered Mr. Woyome to refund GH¢51.2 million to the state on grounds that he got the money out of unconstitutional and invalid contracts between the state and Waterville Holdings Limited in 2006 for the construction of stadia for CAN 2008. It was the view of the court that the contracts upon which Mr Woyome made and received the claim were in contravention of Article 181 (5) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, which required such contracts to be laid before and approved by Parliament. The case leading to the Supreme Court decision was initiated by Mr Martin Amidu, the current Special Prosecutor, in his capacity as a citizen of Ghana. On March 1, 2016, Mr Woyome prayed the court to give him three years to pay back the money but the court declined to grant his wish. He, however, refunded GH¢4 million in November 2016 and an additional GH¢600,000 and promised to pay the outstanding balance by quarterly installments of GH¢5 million, commencing April 1, 2017. That did not materialise after the businessman initiated a litany of legal cases at the Supreme Court challenging the decision for him to pay the money or efforts to execute the judgment, all of which were dismissed.

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Right (ACHPR) based in Arusha, Tanzania, has dismissed a case brought before it by businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome to halt the sale of his properties meant to offset the GH¢46 million he owes Ghana. In a unanimous decision held …

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Supreme Court’s decision on NDC-EC case ready

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah Supreme Court of Ghana The Supreme Court’s (SC) full judgment, which unanimously gave the Electoral Commission (EC) the green light to commence compilation of a new Voters Register is ready. A source at the Court’s Registry said the entire judgment, which included its reasons, was ready and parties …

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Appeal court judge dies shortly after complaining of ill-health

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah A Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Paul Gyaesayor, has died after complaining of ill-health Tuesday, Starrfm.com.gh.can confirm. The experienced Judge who reported for work, according to sources at the Judicial Service, complained of ill-health and went home. But, he died shortly after he left …

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Stop fighting Akufo-Addo and go to court – Ndebugre to Domelevo

By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare barimah Private legal practitioner, John Ndebugre Private legal practitioner, John Ndebugre, has advised Auditor-General, Daniel Yaw Domelovo to seek legal redress over the directive for him to go on a 123-working-day accumulated leave, instead of fighting President Akufo-Addo. The former Member of Parliament (MP) for Zebilla speaking …

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