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Vol 54 No 18

Published 6th September 2013


Ghana

The Court lowers the curtain

The judges’ finding for President Mahama raises as many questions as it solves but the focus will shift quickly to economic matters

The final act lasted just 20 minutes. That is how long Justice William Atuguba, Chairman of the nine-member Supreme Court panel, spent on 29 August on delivering the judges’ ruling in favour of President John Mahama. It followed more than eight months of argument over the legitimacy of last December’s elections (AC Vol 54 No 15, The vote on trial & How the parties judge the judges).

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