Jun 1, 2020, 11:23 AM
In anticipation of the rainy season, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has forecast the 2020 seasonal rainfall in most parts of the country to be “above normal rainy season”.
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.
Tida Jaiteh, a wife to late Baba Jobe, a former closed ally to former president Yahya Jammeh, yesterday testified before the TRRC, giving accounts of how Baba was imprisoned and killed through executive orders.
AICO Samba Bah, an immigration officer from the Gambia Immigration Department has testified in a case involving two Nigerians who are facing 11 criminal charges including trafficking in person.
The president of Journalists Against Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organised Crimes (JAIDTOC), Momodou Kanteh has praised the Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia (DLEAG) for its position on drug trafficking in the country. He said the leadership at the agency seems to be committed to the fight against illicit drugs in The Gambia.
The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is working on plans to upgrade the Musa Molloh tomb.
The upgrading of the tomb will further help to interpret and promote the heritage of Musa Molloh, the Gambian anti colonial fighter and warrior.