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ITLOS victory: Nana Addo to meet with Ivorian officials on Thursday

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that a government delegation from the Ivory Coast will be in the country on Thursday to confer with him on the recent maritime dispute judgment solidifying Ghana’s claim to the oil-rich area at Cape Three Points. In 2007, Ghana discovered oil and gas in commercial quantities, and this was followed by Cote d’Ivoire staking its ...

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Akufo-Addo to meet Ivorian diplomats over ITLOS judgment

President Akufo-Addo would later this week meet with some diplomats from Côte d’Ivoire over Saturday’s landmark judgment by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on the two countries’ maritime dispute. The meeting will see the two parties come up with a plan on how to actualize the judgment of the court. The Minister for Information, Mustapha Hamid, ...

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Boundary dispute shouldn’t destroy Ghana, Ivory Coast relations – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has advised that the ruling by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea’s judgment on the maritime dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire should not destroy the ties between the two sovereign nations. “There is no winner or loser of this. We are all winners because we will continue to leave in peace ...

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Ghana’s maritime dispute case against Ivory Coast [Infographic]

The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), has ruled in favor of Ghana in a three-year-long maritime dispute with Côte d’Ivoire. The Chamber in a unanimous decision on Saturday September 23, 2017, ruled that there has not been any violation on the part of Ghana on Côte d’Ivoire’s maritime boundary. The infographic below ...

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Ghana looks forward to ITLOS ruling – Nana Addo

President Akufo Addo has said that his government will not make any pronouncements on the yet to be delivered ruling on the maritime border dispute although it is hopeful of a favorable ruling. The landmark ruling will be delivered on Saturday, September 23rd after a 3-year long dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast over maritime boundaries. In 2014, Ghana went ...

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We’ll accept judgment on Ivory Coast maritime dispute – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo has suggested that Ghana is ready to accept any ruling by the Tribunal for the International Law of the Sea over the dispute of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. The country went to the ITLOS in September 2014 seeking a declaration that it has not encroached on Cote d’Ivoire’s territorial waters. The case was subsequently ...

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