Supreme Court News

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing February 6-8, 2024

The particular cases up for consideration include civil motions and appeals scheduled for first and ...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing January 30 - 31, 2024

The particular cases up for consideration include civil motions and appeals scheduled for first and ...

Supreme Court declines Opuni’s invitation to prohibit judge from hearing his case

In dismissing the case, the five-member panel presided over by Pwamang JSC noted that it was not con...

Why Ghanaian celebrities are in Supreme Court against FDA; Judgment set for April 10

The seven-member panel of the Supreme Court, presided over by Chief Justice Torkornoo, has meanwhile...

Magnanimity gone bad: Supreme Court saves man from losing Airport House to friend’s wife

"A transaction between two close friends got entangled in the vicissitudes of Ghana’s constitutional...

Justices Kwofie, Asare, Adjei-Frimpong sworn into Supreme Court

The Justices; Henry Anthony Kwofie, Yaw Darko Asare, and Richard Adjei-Frimpong, were appointed owin...

Three new Supreme Court Justices to be sworn-in today

The three are Justices Henry Anthony Kwofie, Justice Richard Agyei Frimpong, and Justice Yaw Asare D...

Corruption perception about Judiciary due to public ignorance of processes- SC nominee

These perceptions have most of the time been supported one way or another by various surveys like th...

There are no political judges in Ghana – Justice Kwofie

"There are no political judges. It’s dangerous to describe a judge as political," he said...

Presidential spouse salary case: Supreme Court to deliver judgment February 28

A seven-member panel of the apex court heard arguments yesterday from counsels for the applicants an...

Madina, Adenta, Oyarifa, Ayi Mensa and over 70,000 acre lands don't belong to Numo Nmashie Family - Supreme Court

The court, therefore, directed the Lands Commission to expunge all registration and certificates iss...

Cecilia Dapaah: OSP withdraws certiorari against High Court decision on 2nd confirmation application hearing

With the case at the Supreme Court now withdrawn, the High Court will on December 11 hear the second...

Mahama Ayariga sues Finance Ministry over GFSF

The Ghana Financial Stability Fund (GFSF) was established by the Government of Ghana to provide solv...

Sarkodie storms Supreme Court in case against FDA

The case was filed by Mark Darlington Osae, manager of Hiplife artists -Reggie ‘N’ Bollie, and Skrew...

Kuranchie’s suit against John Mahama’s presidential bid dismissed

Justice Yonni Kulendi, a member of the seven panel of judges that presided over gave this advice to ...

President Akufo-Addo nominates three judges for appointment to Supreme Court

The nominees are Justices Henry Anthony Cofie, Yaw Asare Darko, and Richard Agyei Frimpong...

Supreme Court strikes out section 13(2)(h) (i), (ii) of the Companies Act 2019

This was the judgment in a constitutional matter filed by a lawyer, Derrick Adu-Gyamfi who prayed th...

Repeal of offence-creating enactment won’t automatically end accused’s prosecution- SC affirms

The apex court, speaking in the opinion of Asiedu JSC, noted that in such a situation, the Interpret...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing October 31- November 1, 2023

 The particular cases up for consideration are civil motions, civil appeals, criminal appeals, and a...

OSP goes to SC; seeks quashing of HC ruling to hear motion earlier

The High Court, presided over by Justice Eric Twum granted a motion for abridgment of time filed by ...

Supreme Court strikes out NDC, 4 others injunction application against EC

The NDC and four other political parties filed a suit on September 7, seeking an injunction to stop ...

Deposing to affidavits of clients will ‘hit’ you one day – SC advises lawyers

They noted that if not checked, that practice tends towards leading such lawyers into trouble...

Supreme Court: James Quayson's motion for full disclosures by AG dismissed

Quayson had sought to quash a ruling by the High Court which denied his application for the Attorney...

Private ‘thievery’ not under EOCO’s remit- SC quashes High Court order

The apex court noted in its ruling in a Judicial review action that such matters which bother on all...

Supreme Court dismisses Quayson's review application

The MP per this application filed on June 29, had sought to overturn the May 17 judgment of the apex...