Ghana Supreme Court adjourns ahead of petition ruling
Lawyers leave Ghana's Supreme Court building in Accra during a break in hearings on the opposition New Patriotic Party's (NPP) petition against the election of President John Dramani Mahama last year. After almost seven months of sittings, the Ghana Supreme Court that is hearing the 2012 presidential election petition adjourned Wednesday until July 31 to receive submissions from lawyers for the petitioners and respondents. Political analysts predict the court's decision would be known in a month's time.
Jointly mentioned in the petition with President Mahama is the electoral commission and its chairman, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan. Before the elections, Dr Afari-Gyan had told some of the political parties who claimed they had reservations about how the election was to be conducted to go to court to seek redress if they were not satisfied.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Africa Review Kenya