Mar 17, 2021, 12:56 PM
The appointments will be effective 1st August 2020, following the recommendations of the Judicial Service Commission.
The appointments of the two Judges would bring the number of full time Gambian judges to seven, with less dependence on part time judges. It will also provide the Supreme Court with the number required to hear and determine a case of review. These latest appointments are central in increasing the number of Gambian legal luminaries in the Judiciary, an important factor in the judicial reforms under the Barrow administration.
The Gambia recorded its highest number of covid-19 cases in a single day with 128 new cases and two new deaths, taking the total of covid-19 cases in the country to 799. The total number of deaths now stands at 16.
Tourism and Culture Minister Hamat N.K. Bah has expressed anxiety over the current situation of the Makasutu Culture Forest in Kembujeh village, West Coast Region.