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CCF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S WIFE LAID TO REST

CCF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S WIFE LAID TO REST

The wife of the Executive Director of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), Ibrahim Oppong Kwrateng has been laid to rest. The late Amina Kwarteng died at age 44 on Saturday, June 18 2022 after a short illness in Turkey where she went to receive medical treatment. She was buried at the Maqbara-e-Musian, Kasoa Cementary after Juma’ […]

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Engagements are ongoing to allow ADR to deal with petty crimes-USAID/CTS partners

Engagements are ongoing to allow ADR to deal with petty crimes-USAID/CTS partners

Programmes Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Esther Ahulu has revealed ongoing engagements to strengthen the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) legislation to deal with petty crimes. She said the move is to prevent the imprisonment of poor and vulnerable persons in society because of their inability to pay court fines and the services […]

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CCF boss pushes for a national dialogue on prison reform

CCF boss pushes for a national dialogue on prison reform

The Ambassador Extraordinaire of Ghana’s Prisons, Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng has called for a national conference to dialogue on prisons reform to curtail human rights abuses and increased crime rates. He indicated that successive governments’ low commitment to prisons development has contributed to the defeat of the reformation and rehabilitation agenda of the prisons service. Mr. […]

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ADR cuts across the country-Expert explain accessibility of ADR services

ADR cuts across the country-Expert explain accessibility of ADR services

The programmes director of the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPTLS), Isaac Asare has indicated that it is lawful for any individual with a sound mind to mediate a dispute between two parties. He said this makes the resolution of disputes very cheap and easy as compared to the court system. According to […]

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CCF-OSIWA project: Ministry tells CCF to capture more districts as it touts the project

CCF-OSIWA project: Ministry tells CCF to capture more districts as it touts the project

The Ministry of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development (MLGDRD) has indicated its readiness to support the extension of the Decriminalizing Vagrancy Laws Advocacy (DVLA) to more Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to get the needed impact of the advocacy. The Director of Local Government Decentralization at the Ministry, Samuel Seth Paasah said though […]

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ADR expert explains the benefits of mediation in dispute resolution

ADR expert explains the benefits of mediation in dispute resolution

An Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) expert with the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPTLS), Isaac Asare has explained the benefits of using mediation in promoting peace and harmony in society. He said compared to the court system where a poor person cannot afford the services of a lawyer putting him at a disadvantage, […]

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NALAG to mobilize MMDAs to protect the rights of the poor

NALAG to mobilize MMDAs to protect the rights of the poor

The National Association of Local Governments of Ghana (NALAG) has intimated its move to ensure that local government authorities protect the human rights of the poor and vulnerable in society. The General-Secretary of the Association, Kokro Amankwah said protection of the rights of the poor would be included in its assessments of league of tables. […]

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