Apr 27, 2020, 12:07 PM
The European Union (EU) has donated €9 million (D512,640,000) in support of The Gambia efforts to fight novel coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. The EU The Gambia delegation released the development.
The suspects at the time of gathering the report are on detention at the Basse Police Station as investigation into the matter continues. A source that spoke to our reporter on condition of anonymity confirmed the development.
Our source also confirmed that among the 13 people arrested, nine of them are from Perai Tenda village while the remaining four are from Waliba Kunda village. “The nine people from Perai Tenda have been charged with arson, wilful damage and going armed in public, while those at Waliba Kunda have been charged with going armed in public.
Another source who is familiar with the matter and wished anonymity confirmed that all the 13 people have been charged by the police. However, he was quick to add that all of them have been granted police bail.
It could be recalled that last week, the two villages clashed over a land, resulting in the injury of 12 people. The people wounded at Waliba Village include: Gibbi Jawo, Maimuna Jawo, Amadou Baldeh, Momodou Jawo, Alhagie Baldeh, Amadou Jawo, Hamidou Mballow, Yerro Sabally, Amadou Baldeh and Samba Jawo, while one Karafa Sanneh from Perai Tenda was also reported wounded during the clash.
During the clash, a compound belonging to Lamin Susso of Waliba Kunda was set on fire, while Alfusainey Mballow’s fence and some of their food stuff were allegedly destroyed.
Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, the minister for Health has underscored the significant role of government in supporting the provision of affordable and quality health care for all Gambians.
Mbassey Manneh, women activist cum programme officer for Think Young Women (TYW) has called on Gambian political leaders to give women the opportunity to participate in the political arena effectively to ensure their political representation.
Marie Sock, a business entrepreneur and aspirant independent candidate for the 2021 presidential election has outlined ambitious plans to transform Gambia into an economic hub if elected into office in the 2021 presidential election.
Quadrangle, Banjul, 10th May 2020 – In line with our commitment to ensure transparency and accountability, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs hereby publishes the itemized expenditure list from the D500 million COVID-19 Health Emergency Fund.
Fafa Ceesay, a politician and native of Kerr Katim village in the Naimina East District of the Central River Region has predicted that President Adama Barrow will win the 2021 Presidential election, claiming that the entire Naimina East District would be a-no-go-area for Gambian oppositions.
Former Presidential Affairs Minister and International Speaker, Momodou Sabally has admonished young African leaders to remain committed and united in pursuit of their common goals of serving their organisations and communities with sincerity and dedication to duty in their bid to uplift the lot of their fellow citizens.