University of Ghana School of Law shines at 29th All Africa Moot Court Competition

University of Ghana School of Law shines at 29th All Africa Moot Court Competition

- Representatives from the University of Ghana's School of Law have made the country proud

- They competed in a continental competition and were adjudged 1st runners up

- One of the Ghana reps, Kweku Apraku Agyepong also took home a number of awards

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Kweku Apraku Agyepong and Maureen Kyere of the University of Ghana School of Law have made themselves, school and nation proud following their participation in a competition.

The two bright minds participated in 2020's edition of the African Moot Court Competition with 31 other Law Faculties on the African Continent and emerged the 1st runners up.

The Ghana representatives from Legon were adjudged the second-best team at the competition.

University of Ghana School of Law shines at 29th All Africa Moot Court Competition
University of Ghana School of Law shines at 29th All Africa Moot Court Competition
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Kweku Apraku Agyepong and Maureen Kyere also won the best memorial for the competition.

The best oralist category was won by Kweku Agyepong following his eloquence and oratory.

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Earlier this year, Kweku Apraku Agyepong and Maureen Kyere of the University of Ghana School of Law placed 1st and 3rd respectively at the World Public Speaking Championships in Thailand.

The All Africa Moot Court Competition is a tournament that brings students across the African Continent to simulate the court processes of the African Court of Human and People’s Rights.

The issues to be argued are real human rights issues arising from the African Human Rights Charter.

This year’s edition was hosted by the Universite Virtuelle de Senegal and the University of Pretoria. It is the largest gathering of students around the theme of human rights in Africa.

Next year’s competition will be hosted in Stellenbosch, South Africa and is expected to see the University of Ghana making another appearance.

In other exciting and inspirational news coming from the University of Ghana, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a 2020 graduate from Ghana's premier tertiary institution, the University of Ghana, has every reason to smile after finally acquiring his first degree which took him 10 years.

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Mr Nana Boakye-Yiadom who got enrolled in the university in 2010 to study for a 4-year programme got sidelined by many challenges which saw him deferring a number of times.

The story has it that the course that should have been completed in 2014, took Nana Boakye-Yiadom an extra six years to be able to achieve.

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