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Ghanaian Lawyers Are The Best In Africa – See Reason

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65 percent of lawyers called to the Gambia Bar in 2021 are Ghanaian law students who left Ghana and opted to study law in the West African Country.

GhanaCNN.com can reliably report that the new lawyers, mostly made up of Ghanaians were admitted to the roll of Barristers and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of The Gambia, at a ceremony held in Banjul, the Capital of The Gambia.

Out of thirty-eight (38) lawyers who were admitted to the bar in the country on Monday, twenty-five (25) of them were Ghanaians called to the Bar.  The President of the Gambia Bar Association congratulated the new entrants to the Gambian Bar, urging them to cherish the name of their profession and consider doing more in the dispensation of justice.

For the new lawyers, congratulations have since been pouring in from their colleagues in Ghana led by the umbrella body of law students, the Ghana National Association of Law Students, who have been critical of the “system”.

This news will undoubtedly re-start the debate about the need for reforms in Ghana’s legal education system. Two years ago, then Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo who was Chairperson of the General Legal Council, the body mandated to regulate legal education said the door to entry to law school will remain closed and tight.

This was after 128 out of 1820 students who sat for the entrance exam for entry into the Ghana School of Law that year supposedly passed. The General Legal Council (GLC) has said there is no conspiracy to admit fewer students.

The Law School Entrance Exam in Ghana is a two-hour paper that is based on about ten law courses. One of the requirements for taking the test is the completion of an LL.B and passing the full tests.

Those who are enrolled in the Law School have their own complaints beyond entry which is not being addressed, according to some who spoke to this portal.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Ayew Brothers, Partey To Miss Black Stars AFCON Qualifier Against South Africa

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Black Stars coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor is likely to be without some of his key players based in the United Kingdom ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier doubleheader against South Africa and Sao Tome later this month.

Black Stars captain Andre Ayew, Crystal Palace duo Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlupp, Thomas Partey, Tariq Fosu are likely to miss the game should their clubs block their move during the international break.

As part of the UK COVID-19 protocols, anyone that returns from countries on the Red List must quarantine in an airport hotel for 10 days, with no exemptions for elite athletes which many Premier League managers and coaches have raised concerns and are unhappy about.

Most coaches at this point in the season are not willing to release players for the upcoming international break due to the COVID-19 risk and quarantine regulations.

Thus clubs have the sole autonomy whether to release players or not which is backed by FIFA’s current regulations on releasing players amid the pandemic.

The Black Stars coach with the possibility of missing out on invited players is preparing with a squad dominated by locally based players ahead of the double-header.

The team broke camp on Wednesday and will reassemble after the league matches this weekend.

Ghana travel away to play South Africa on March 25, 2021.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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FULL LIST: President Akufo-Addo swears in 28 new ministers

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn into office 28 of his 30 nominees for the various ministerial portfolios.

The swearing-in ceremony took place on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the Jubilee House in Accra.

The two sectoral ministers who could not be sworn into office are the Minister-designate for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta and Minister-designate for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Ebenezer Kojo Kum.

Ken Ofori-Atta is yet to attend upon the Appointments Committee to be vetted due to complications from COVID-19 while Ebenezer Kojo Kum was unable to attend the swearing-in ceremony due to ill-health.

Addressing the gathering, President Akufo-Addo said the approval of all the nominees presented to parliament proves the positive cooperation between the Executive arm of government and the legislature, expressing the hope that the relations will remain strengthened.

He further said he is confident that the ministers will work together with him to ensure progress for the country.

“The entire national followed keenly your individual interactions with the Appointments Committee. In those sessions you exhibited your capacity to act as ministers of state for all to see and justify to the county the confidence I have reposed in you to serve in government”

“I am confident that together we will work to realize the vision of the mandate given to me by the Ghanaian people in the victory of 7th Decemenr2020, a victory which yesterday, 4th march was unanimously upheld in the lucid well-considered judgement by a 7-member panel of the Supreme Court presided over by the Chief Justice,” the president said.

Nana Akufo-Addo further urged the new ministers to demonstrate leadership that will move the country forward and help the government achieve its vision.

“I urge you to provide leadership that will ensure that the work which we are embarking on, benefits the progress of our nation and help raise the living standards of our people. That is why we are here and that is why the Ghanaian people voted for us,” the president said.

He encouraged the ministers to always ensure broad consensus in the manner in which they implement decisions while in office.

Prior to delivering his address, Nana Akufo-Addo led the 28 new ministers to take the Oath of Allegiance, Oath of a Minister and the Oath of Secrecy.

The Ministers were subsequently presented with their instruments of appointment to symbolize their appointment before signing the oath book.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Coming 2 America: Nigerian Singer, Davido Now Turns An Actor In An Amazon Movie

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Fall crooner, David Adeleke known popularly as Davido was part of the cast that short the movie of the moment ‘Coming To America 2’ that has since caught all attention in the cinemas.

According to the top-notch Nigerian singer now turned actor, he is much privileged to have been featured in such a movie he watched while growing up in Nigeria his motherland.

Davido took to his microblogging platform, Twitter, when he encouraged people to watch the movie while thanking Amazon movies for such an opportunity.

Davido in his own words said:

“It was an absolute pleasure sharing a set with a few legends that held the key to my childhood laughs. The sheer effort, work ethic and attention that goes into detail in creating art like this is way more astounding than I could ever imagine. I had to experience it to understand. Thank you @amazonstudios !! It was an absolute pleasure and I’d do it all over again! Coming 2 america out now! Everyone go watch it!! Tag your favorite boy when you see him! “

Watch the trailer below:

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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