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Last weekend’s judgment in the “Dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean” by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (“ITLOS”) is bound to enjoy the spotlight and court both public and media attention at least for the next couple of days, and it should! The...

On 23rd September 2017, the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) will deliver its judgment in the Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean (Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire)[1]. Hearings in respect of the substantive matter commenced on 6 February...

Professor Richard Frimpong Oppong of the Faculty of Law of Thompson Rivers University deserves commendation for adding on to the Ghanaian literature on arbitration. In his work “The Government of Ghana and International Arbitration”, he examines, in a deliberate and painstaking manner, a number of arbitral claims and awards made against the Government...