Arusha, 20 July 2022: Professor Dennis Dominic Adjei, a national of Ghana, was elected a Judge of the African Court for a term of six years at the just-ended 41st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union held in Lusaka, Zambia.
At the same meeting, Hon. Justice Ntyam Ondo Mengue from Cameroon was re-elected for a second and final term of six years.
In pursuant to Rule 3 of the Rules of Court and Article 16 of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Professor Adjei will be sworn-in during the opening of the four-week 66th Ordinary Session of the Court scheduled for 29 August 2022 in Arusha, Tanzania, the seat of the Court.
The President of the Court, Hon Lady Justice Imani Daud Aboud, has congratulated the two Judges and wished them every success as they carry on the noble task of pursuing justice and protection of human rights in Africa.
NOTES FOR EDITORS:
- The Court is composed of eleven Judges, nationals of Member States of the African Union elected in their individual capacity.
- The Court meets four times a year in Ordinary Sessions and may hold Extra-Ordinary Sessions.
Further information on the Court can be obtained from the Court’s website at www.african-court.org
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