Jun 11, 2020, 11:35 AM
ITC SheTrades in The Gambia under the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment signed an MOU with the Gambia Women’s Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday 9 June.
The initiative is aimed at building the capacity of magistrates in the country to further strengthen the justice system of the country, therefore ensuring fair, rational and timely passage and dispensation of justice in the country.
Among the high-profile individuals present was Chief Justice Hassan B. Jallow, who hailed the occasion as one that is of great importance and said it would help lift the capacity of the magistrates to another level.
He thanked the partners for the occasion and the support rendered.
The British High Commissioner to the country, David Belgrove, whose office has been a key partner in supporting the legal system and human rights in the country, emphasised the importance of the judiciary in the democratisation process and promotion of the core values of rule of law and democracy.
Deputies at the National Assembly on Monday told the speaker that they would suspend the Monday 5 July 2021 Session until ministers appear for an adjournment debate for the legislative year.
Essa Mbye Faal, an independent presidential candidate for the Dec. 4th election has accused the National People’s Party (NPP) of interference with the democratic process of the election as well as bribery from the beginning of the political campaign.