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ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI
V.
EDWARD ARHIN AND RICHARD DANKWA

(2021) JELR 108965 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  H1/15/2021 ·  24 Jun 2021 ·  Ghana
CORAM
ANGELINA M. DOMAKYAAREH (MRS.) JA. (PRESIDING), A. B. POKU- ACHEAMPONG JA., SAMUEL K.A. ASIEDU JA.

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
1st plaintiff
respondents
learned trial judge
defendant
trial judge
2nd plaintiff
months’ salary
collective agreement
high court
collins afriyie
1st defendant company
reasonable doubt
standard of proof
contract of employment
administrative bodies
dismissal of the plaintiffs
further order of the honourable court
measure of damages
position of the law
additional grounds of appeal
administrative justice
contemporaneous evidence
exercise of its discretion
long service
order of the honourable court
record of appeal
respondents’ employment
years salaries
account of the doubts
dismissed employee
entirety of the contemporaneous evidence
exercise of such acts
following compensation
instant appeal
judgment of the high court
judgment of the trial judge
lawful employment
long service awards
proponent of a fact
rights of the defendant
said collins afriyie
security employees
statement of defence shows

JUDGMENT

ASIEDU, JA. 

My lords, this appeal is brought against the judgment of the High Court, Obuasi  delivered on the 12th day of February 2019. The Plaintiffs/Respondents had, on the 13th day of October 2015, filed a writ of summons against the Defendant/Appellant before  the High Court for: 

a. A declaration that the dismissal of the Plaintiffs from their lawful employment  with the 1st Defendant Company was unlawful, illegal, unfair, wrongful and/or  null and void. 

b. An Order of the Honourable Court directed at the 1st Defendant Company to  reinstate the Plaintiffs and pay them their salaries from January, 2012 to date of  final judgment. 

c. An Order of the Honourable Court directed at the 1st Defendant Company to pay the Plaintiffs the remainder of their two months’ salary which they received only  half of the amounts involved after the investigation into their cases took more than  the stipulated one month. 

d. A further Order of the Honourable Court directed at the 1st Defendant…

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