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Her Ladyship, Justice Gertrude Araba Esaaba Sackey Torkornoo, a Justice of the Supreme Court,
has been sworn into office as the new and 15th Chief Justice of Ghana.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has sworn two new Justices of the Supreme Court into office at a
brief ceremony at the Jubilee House in Accra.

The two Justices are; Justice George Kingsley Koomson, a Justice of the Court of Appeal and
Justice Ernest Yao Gaewu, a Justice of the High Court.

President Akufo-Addo in his address noted that the appointment of the two Justices was occasioned by the
retirements of Justice Clemence Honyenuga and Justice Agnes Dordzie from the apex court.

The Judiciary Committee of Parliament, led by its Chairman, Hon. Alhassan Abdallah Iddi,
has paid a three-day working visit to the Judicial Service.

The Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Anin Yeboah, has cautioned family and friends of Judges and Magistrates not to interfere with
their work but rather guard and protect them from undue pressures and influences.

A Justice of the Court of Appeal, Her Ladyship Justice Angelina Mensah-Homiah, has called on the public to
embrace the Court Connected Alternative Dispute Resolution (CCADR) as it offers a practical solution to
addressing challenges of litigation.

“The adversarial system of adjudication can sometimes be slow, costly and difficult to navigate, making it
more challenging for individuals, especially those from low-income backgrounds to access justice. In resolving
disputes, however, it is essential to have effective mechanisms which are affordable, efficient and accessible to everyone”, she said.


From the remnants of dilapidated structures to the discomfort and risks of working in them,
comes a new dawn for Ghana’s Judiciary, with the inauguration of three new courthouses
in the Volta and Eastern Regions of Ghana.

The Paramount Chief of the Aflao Traditional Area and President of the Aflao Traditional
Council in the Volta Region of Ghana, His Royal Majesty Torgbui Adzonugaga Amenya Fiti V,
has paid a courtesy call on the Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Anin Yeboah.


The Judiciary of Ghana, in its quest to embrace change and innovation has launched a Judges’
and Magistrates’ Performance Review Programme aimed at tracking the extent to which the
Judiciary is attaining the goals set for it by the Constitution.

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