Tag Archives: Gloria Akuffo

Delta Force 13 sentence will breed lawlessness – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba

A member of the legal team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba, has expressed shock at the sentence slapped on 13 members of pro-New Patriotic Party vigilante group, Delta Force by the Asokwa District Court in Kumasi. According to him, the GH¢1,800 fine slapped on each of the suspects was not deterrent enough, and would rather breed political lawlessness in ...

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Cote D’lvoire, Ghana accept ITLOS judgement on maritime dispute

Ghana's Attorney General Gloria Akuffo, and Ivory Coast's Adviser to the President,Adama Toungara.

Agents who represented Ghana and Cote D’lvoire in the maritime boundary dispute case, Gloria Akuffo and Adama Toungara, say they accept the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea’s (ITLOS)  judgement on the case. This was contained in a joint statement released hours after the Chamber’s judgement. The long standing maritime dispute between Ghana and ...

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J.B Danquah’s ‘killers’ will be re-arrested – Gloria Akuffo


Investigations into the case involving the two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of  the former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, J.B Danquah, will be re-opened. This was revealed by the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, in an interview with Citi News. The two, Daniel Asiedu and Vincent Bosso, were discharged  today [Tuesday], after the State Attorney, Sefakor Batse, ...

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Justice Sophia Akuffo likely to become new Chief Justice


Supreme Court judge, Justice Sophia Akuffo is likely to become the new Chief Justice of Ghana.   Sources close to the presidency indicate that the Justice, who has been at the Supreme Court for more than twenty years, may replace Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood, who retires in June. She trained as a lawyer under President Nana Akufo-Addo in the ...

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#Ghvetting: Gloria Akuffo’s 95 questions in 2hrs, 29 mins [Infographic]

Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General

The Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Gloria Akuffo spent 2 hours, 29 minutes answering a total of 95 questions from both the Majority and Minority when she appeared before Parliament’s Appointment Committee. The top issues she spent time highlighting on included judgement debt, office of special prosecutor among others. The infographic below has more details on what transpired during ...

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Maritime dispute: Marietta, Gloria Akuffo represent Ghana at ITLOS


Former Attorney General under the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, Marietta Brew Oppong, and the newly appointed  AG, under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, Gloria Akuffo, are representing Ghana in the hearing of a maritime dispute with Cote D’lvoire, at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Germany. Ghanaians have been commending such harmony among officials ...

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Woyome judgement debt case, others will be reviewed – Gloria Akuffo


The Attorney General and Minister of Justice nominee, Gloria Akuffo, has said that although she cannot be categorical on timelines for the recovery of monies lost through the payment of judgement debts, all such cases would be reviewed. Speaking during her vetting at Parliament House on Saturday, Gloria Akuffo however noted that, she will expedite work on recovering such monies. “Mr. Chairman, ...

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I’ll ensure passage of Intestate Succession Bill – Gloria Akuffo

Gloria Akuffo

Attorney General and Minister of Justice-designate, Gloria Akuffo, has assured she will work towards the passage of the Intestate Succession Bill if she assumes office. The Intestate Succession Bill lapsed on the floor of the previous Parliament, hence the Intestate Succession PNDC Law 111 of 1985 is still in place. The Intestate Succession Bill was laid before Parliament on November 3, 2009, with ...

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Ambrose Dery, Gloria Akuffo vetted [Photos]


Day Two of the ongoing vetting of ministerial nominees to serve in the administration of President Akufo-Addo, has ended with Ambrose Dery and Gloria Akuffo, both nominees for the ministries of Interior and Justice and Attorney-General respectively. This brings to six (6) the number of nominees to have been vetted, out of the Thirty-Six (36) nominees. On day one, senior ...

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I’ll deal with judgment debt cases – Attorney General nominee

Gloria Akuffo

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice nominee, Gloria Akuffo, has vowed to pursue all judgment debt cases in the country, including the controversial GHc51 million paid to businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome. Mr. Woyome, who has been asked by the court to refund the money unlawfully paid him, is yet to repay in full. Gloria Akufo was among 13 minister ...

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