A meeting of Chief Justices of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has ended in the capital city of Benin, Cotonou.According to the Supreme Court of Liberia, the delegates at the meeting, which included the Chief Justices of the 12 of the 15 West African States, agreed on mechanisms for improving the enforcement by National Courts of laws that strengthens integration.At the meeting, the Chief Justices also discussed the need for more resources to promote cooperation among national judiciaries, with the goal of streamlining the judicial systems of member states to in turn facilitate intra community enforcement of courts processes, affective integration and decisions.The West African Chief Justices proposed to ensure greater respect for the rule of law in the Economic Community of West African (ECOWAS) member states, as well as to improve judicial services and relations with other arms of government to ensure greater independence for their judiciaries.The conference was addressed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission Vice President, Dr. Toga McIntosh, the Host Chief Justice of Benin and his counterpart from the Ivory Coast, who is also the Chairman of the Counsel of the West African Chief Justices.The High Court Justices who attended the meeting were his honor Francis S. Korkpor, Sr., of Liberia, and his colleagues from Benin, Ivory Coast, Cape –Verde, Togo, Senegal, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina –Faso and Ghana among others.The meeting of the Chief Justices of the economic community of West African states usually involves activities that highlight issues of national justice and how they can be addressed.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
The results are out! The highly competitive SHINE Season II Singing Competition finally has a winner. The formidable Rewina Juduh emerged as the winner walking away with a check of L$150,000. Juduh beat 16 contestants to clinch the prize. Other winners were Ms. Grace Klayee, 1st Runner-up, and Mr. Gustav E. Doe, 2nd Runner-up. SHINE is a gospel talent hunt brought to us by Shabbach Production. It hopes to inspire, develop and sell young talents to the world. The CEO for this unique program is Mr. Varney Qualah.The Program was held on November 30, 2015 at the Bethel Cathedral in Congo Town, Monrovia.Contestants were drawn from different churches and went through three rigorous phases: Intro, Semifinal and Final. Throughout the three phases, Ms. Juduh maintained her composure to emerge the overall winner.The seven that made it through to the grand final were: Mr. Gustav E. Doe as contestant #2 of the Bethel Cathedral Church; Mr. Calvin L.S. Elton as contestant #4 of the Providence Baptist Church; Ms. Grace Klayee as contestant #10 of the Jubilee Praise Center; Ms. Kenrusha E. Awadjie as contestant #11 of the St. Kizito Catholic Church; Ms. Marcia T. Allison as contestant #12 of the Jubilee Praise Center; Ms. Rewina Juduh as contestant # 13 of the Greater Refuge Temple Church; and Mr. Christian F. Quire as contestant # 14 of the Duazon United Methodist Church. At the close of the program on Monday, November 30, 2015, members of the Greater Refuge Temple (GRT) church gathered at the Bethel Cathedral to celebrate Rewina Juduh, or Win as she is affectionally known by her friends, family and fans, on her greatest achievement with songs of praise and worship. Win expressed thanks and her gratefulness to Almighty God for His favor upon her life. She also thanked Bishop Dr. Nathaniel N. Zarway and the GRT family for always being there for her. Bishop Zarway made a declaration the Sunday before the program that: “Win must win!” Everyone started repeating the declaration.Show organizer, Varney Qualah, expressed thanks to every contestant and person that attended the program, from the initiative stage to the closing. “The road is not to the swift, but he that endures to the end,” he said while encouraging the contestants. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
A lighthearted look at the weekend’s sporting action with comedy duo Jon Richardson and Matt Forde.