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Four distinguished Ghanaians, made up of two Justices of the Court of Appeal – His Lordships Clemence Jackson Honyenuga and Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu, an Academic Professor, Mrs. Henrietta J.A.N Mensa-Bonsu and a Private Legal Practitioner, Mr. Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi, have been sworn into office as Justices of the Supreme Court by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
The Judicial Service of Ghana has received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other items from the Ghana Office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to support child-friendly Courts that handle gender-based violence cases.
The Judicial Service of Ghana has benefitted from a disinfection exercise carried out by Vectorpes, an accredited Disinfection and Fumigation Unit of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, which is a subsidiary of Jospong Group of Companies.
The Judicial Service of Ghana has received sanitary items from GCB Bank, to help prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country’s courts.
The British High Commissioner, Mr. Iain Walker, has called on the Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Anin Yeboah to discuss issues of mutual concern. The visit afforded Mr. Walker the opportunity to personally congratulate the Chief Justice on his appointment.
Justices of the Superior Courts of Ghana have undergone a 2-day training in Accra on the new Companies Act 2019, (Act 992). The new Act replaced the repealed Companies Act, 1963 (Act 179).
A District Court has been inaugurated in Sowutuom, the capital of the Ga Central Municipal Assembly, in the Greater Accra Region. The Courthouse comprises a Court Room, Chambers and Offices for the Recorder, Registrar, Cashier and Bailiff, and washrooms for staff and court users. It also has a cell for the Court and decent residential accommodation for the Magistrate who will be in charge of the Court.
Ghana’s third arm of government, the Judiciary, on the 7th of January, 2020 witnessed the colourful and momentous investiture of His Lordship, Justice Anin Yeboah as the 14th Chief Justice of the country.