Apr 27, 2020, 12:13 PM
President Adama Barrow on Sunday launched government’s covid-19 food aid worth D734,25, 864 to 84% of needy Gambian households.
The cause of the inferno was not established at the time of gathering the report. However, our reporter has been reliably informed the Brikama Area Council (BAC) has set-up a committee to get to the bottom of the latest market blaze in the country.
Brikama Market is one of the busiest markets where thousands of people who come from all parts of the West Coast Region and Casamance do their daily businesses. The number of stalls affected by the yesterday fire incident was not confirmed.
Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fire.
It could be recalled that two months ago Basse market was also consumed by fire which burnt more than 300 stalls.
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) in partnership with GBos on Monday commenced a two day intensive enumerators training on Rental Property Survey at the National Malaria Control Conference Hall.
As The Gambian Republic clocks 50 years Friday, 24 April,2020, Gambian historian and museum curator, Hassoum Ceesay, who is also the director general of the National Centre for Arts and Culture has said in an interview with this medium that the ‘Republic of The Gambia which was declared 50 years ago ‘is solid, sound and stable’.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2020—The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors, and enhance the transparency and governance framework of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs).