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ITLOS ruling: Credit goes to Ghana – Ayine

Former Deputy Attorney General, Dr Dominic Ayine, has spoken about the partisan approach adopted by a section of Ghanaians towards the ruling on the just ended maritime dispute between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on Saturday, September 23 ruled in favour of Ghana as far as the maritime boundary dispute between the two countries was ...

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Protect natural resources – Hammah to Gov’t

A formal Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mike Hammah, has called on the government to be proactive in instituting measures to protect Ghana’s boundaries as far as the natural resources are concerned. According to him, it is necessary that this is done to avoid litigations such as the just ended maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire at the Special Chamber of the International Tri ...

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Akufo-Addo congratulates Merkel

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated Mrs Angela Merkel on her re-election, for a fourth term in office, as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, in the elections of Sunday, 24th September, 2017. “We congratulate also her Christian democratic political alliance (the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Christian Social Union (CSU)) for maintaining control over the German Parliamen ...

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Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire commitment towards ITLOS ruling apt – ACEP

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has commended both Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire over their commitment towards the ruling by the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for Law of the Sea (ITLOS). The Special Chamber on Saturday, September 23 ruled in favour of Ghana as far as the maritime boundary dispute between the two countries was concerned. The Chamber ruled unanimously that Ghana did not ...

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Ghana must send copy of maritime map to UN – Osae

A local governance expert and Dean of Graduate Studies at the Institute of Local Governance Studies, Dr Eric Oduro Osae, has asked the Government of Ghana to, as a matter of urgency, draft the new map on the maritime boundary and present a copy to the United Nations Organisation (UNO). According to him, there are a lot of maps detailing Ghana’s oil areas that are being circulated on social media, thereby co ...

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ITLOS ruling delights Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed delight at the ruling of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on the maritime border dispute between Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire. The ruling, which was given last Saturday, went in favour of Ghana. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, told newsmen in New York on Sunday that the President, who was also ...

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ITLOS ruling: Manage relation with Cote’ d’Ivoire – Mbia

Former Chief Executive Officer for the Ghana Shippers Authority, Dr Kofi Mbia, has urged authorities in Ghana to develop plans to manage the relationship with Cote D’Ivoire in order to avoid tension between the two countries following the marmite boundary dispute. According to him, the ruling could potentially damage the existing cordial relationship between the countries. The Special Chamber of the Interna ...

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‘Taking I. Coast to ITLOS Mahama’s toughest call’

Taking a decision to go to court to settle the maritime dispute between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire was the toughest decision John Dramani Mahama made as President, former Minister of Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has said. According to him, Mr Mahama, despite his personal relationship with the President of Cote d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, whom he considered as a “brother”, went to court because he put ...

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ITLOS ruling victory for Pan-African collaboration – NDC

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has lauded the government of Ghana and of La Cote d’Ivoire for settling the maritime boundary dispute through a peaceful and in a brotherly spirit. On Saturday, 23 September 2017, the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), ruled in favour of Ghana in the three-year-long maritime dispute between the country and Côte ...

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ITLOS ruling: Marietta glad judgement favours Ghana

Former Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, has expressed delight over the judgement delivered by The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in relation to the Ghana-Côte d'Ivoire dispute. Ms Appiah-Oppong, the then Attorney General and Minister for Justice when the case began over three years ago, was part of the legal team that repre ...

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