CAPACITY TO BRING AN ACTION UNDER ARTICLE 2(1) OF THE 1992 CONSTITUTION by Kwadwo Gyan

This article summarizes the position of the law on what the legal requirements are respecting the locus standi of a person to competently invoke the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Ghana under Articles 2(1) and 130 (1) of the 1992 Constitution. Additionally, readers should take away brief guides as to enforcement jurisdiction of […]

How ‘PROVOKED’ can I be when someone sleeps with my wife ? By Jude Serbeh-Boateng

I am not married and so I am not in the position to describe how it feels for someone to sleep with another person’s wife or husband but I imagine—from all the stories I’ve heard— that it must be very excruciating. Especially for some men because the pain would have been fuelled by your fragile masculine ego, […]

May i take your picture without asking: Street photography and ghanaian law by Shafic Osman

Anyone who has ever played with a camera knows it is always better to take a picture when the subject is absent minded.  This point is so self-evident that people actually fake “no-look” poses once they realize you are taking a picture of them. Ask any wedding photographer whether this is true and you will […]

LIFTING THE VEIL: ATTACKING THE IDEOLOGY BEHIND TERRORISM IN OUR AFRICA TODAY By Keziah Engmann

Terrorism is anything but new. Indeed, acts of terror date as far back as the eleventh century. For decades now, identifiable groups including Boko Haram, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Al-Shabaab as well as unidentifiable groups have sought to gain power and control territories by recourse to violence. This is done […]

HELP!!! Someone has pronounced me dead on their WhatsApp Status by Amanda Nutakor

Dear April, A stranger without my knowledge obtained my picture, posted it on their status and captioned it ‘RIP dear’. The post spread and has caused a great inconvenience in my life. Family and friends have all been contacting me through incessant phone calls, messages and emails for weeks to find out the truth whilst […]