Aug 25, 2020, 2:52 PM
Imam Alhagie Muhammed Masohna Kah of Old Jeshway passed away on Saturday 23 August and was buried the same day.
Her award was delivered on Saturday, 5 March 2022 as part of celebration of ‘Women’s History Month’ by The Woman Boss, a female-focused organisation that fosters Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership.
“We recognise and highlight [her] achievements in history and contemporary society”, says the organiser, calling for continuous support and protection of women and girls all around the world.
Honourable Jack Denton is a legal practitioner with more than two decades post call experience. She is the first Gambian woman to be called to the Bar in the early 1980s.
A graduate of the University of Ife, Nigeria, with LLB (Hons.) and a BL from the Nigerian Law School, she joined the government civil service as State Counsel, Attorney General’s Chambers to become the Principal Legal Adviser, at the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Honourable Jack-Denton is a pioneer and committed gender activist, as well as a member of both The Gambia and the Nigeria Bar Associations. She is actively involved in politics for the sole purpose of enhancing democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights as guaranteed in the Constitution of The Gambia.
She is currently the Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly of The Gambia, having been elected to this position on 11th April 2017. Her appointment as the Speaker of the new democratic Gambia received celebrations and cheers from the nooks and crannies of the Gambian society.
Source: National Assembly
Addressing concerns regarding the University of The Gambia, Faraba Campus, the minister of Higher Education Research, Science and Technology, Prof. Pierre Gomez, has revealed that the campus has more than what it takes to accommodate students for lectures.
Peace advocates searching for solutions for a lasting peace in the Senegambia region, particularly in Senegal’s Southern region of Casamance have observed that only peaceful negotiations can help establish peace in the region.
Attorney General and Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has tendered his resignation, official sources informed The Point. He is replaced by Dawda A. Jallow, a private legal practitioner (barrister and solicitor) Kansala Law Chamber.