INTRODUCTION The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on September 23, 2017 delivered its judgment in respect of the maritime dispute between the Republic of Ghana (Ghana) and the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (Côte d’Ivoire). The dispute resulted in cessation of some petroleum activities in the T.E.N. fields in […]

The courtroom setting Three thuds on the door leading to the Judge’s chambers followed by the cry of ALL RISE! is typically how a court session begins in Ghana. A Ghanaian courtroom is most often a public place except in some instances (e.g. in divorce proceedings, other family law related matters and by an application […]