Ghana receives a Slot on African court docket Panel of Judges

The African Union commission at its forty first regular session of the govt Council held in Lusaka, Zambia on July 15, elected Justice Dennis Dominic Adjei to serve a six-year time period on the African courtroom on Human and Peoples Rights.Justice Adjei replaces Ms. Marie-Theresa Mukamulisa from Rwanda who occupied the floating seat, according with Paragraph of decision EX.CL/Dec. 907(XXVIII).

On the close of nominations, the nominees were Justice Dennis Dominic Adjei, from Ghana; female Justice Aua Balde, from Guinea Bissau; woman Justice Harimahefa Ratiaraisoa, from Madagascar; Justice Pedro Sinai Nhatitima, from Mozambique and woman Justice Marie Therese Mukamulisa the incumbent from Rwanda.

According to African Union commission report made available to the Ghana news business enterprise in Tema, there have been 3 rounds of vote casting after which Justice Adjei became elected.Ghana now has a member on the African court docket of Human and Peoples Rights after Justice Sophia Akuffo, the primary Ghanaian who served as a member and sooner or later because the President of that court docket approximately six years in the past.

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