Turks & Caicos Islands appoints African lady as new Chief Justice

Turks & Caicos Islands appoints African lady as new Chief Justice

- Justice Mabel Agyemang, a Ghanaian judge, has been appointed the Chief Justice of the Turks and Caicos Islands

- Agyemang, the brilliant woman, has been a Superior Court Judge in three Commonwealth Jurisdictions including Ghana, Swaziland and Gambia

- She is a product of the University of Ghana and the Ghana School of Law

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A Ghanaian woman identified as Justice Mabel Agyemang has been appointed the Chief Justice (CJ) of the Turks and Caicos Islands in North America.

According to Magneticmediatv.com, the Ghanaian Justice, who currently works as a Justice of the Court of Appeal in Ghana, has worked as a Superior Court Judge in three Commonwealth Jurisdictions.

Justice Mabel Agyemang has served in the judiciaries of the governments of Ghana, Gambia and Swaziland and she was the first female Chief Justice of Gambia.

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The brilliant and hardworking judge is a product of the University of Ghana and the Ghana School of Law and was in private legal practice from 1987 to 1991 when she joined the Judiciary of Ghana.

Her appointment to become a High Court Judge happened in 2002 after which Justice Mabel Agyemang kept rising from one portfolio to another.

She was then appointed an expert Judge of Gambia Court of Appeal. From 2013 to 2014 she was the first female Chief Justice of Gambia.

Turks and Caicos Island is a British overseas territory, where the Ghanaian judge is to serve as Chief Justice, is known as a tourism and offshore financial centre.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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