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|Profession||Supreme Court Judge (Ghana)|
Sophia Akuffo trained as a lawyer under Nana Akufo-Addo. She has been a member of the Governing Committee of the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute, and the Chairperson of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force. In January 2006 she was elected one of the first judges of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights: initially elected for two years, she was subsequently re-elected until 2014 and is at present serving as Vice-President of the Court.
She has written The Application of Information & Communication Technology in the Judicial Process – the Ghanaian Experience, a presentation to the African Judicial Network Ghana (2002).
Sophia Akuffo was nominated as Chief Justice on 11th May 2017 by Nana Akufo-Addo which is subject to approval by Parliament.
- New Patriotic Party v Attorney-General (also referred to as the CIBA case) 1997 ICHRL 24 (12 March 1997)
- Akufo-Addo for President '08
- Judge Sophia Akuffo
- Samuel M. Makinda and F. Wafula Okumu, The African Union: challenges of globalization, security, and governance, Routledge, 2006, p. 190
- African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights Booklet
- The African Court Judges
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