Oct 12, 2020, 11:00 AM
The Ministry of Higher Education Research, Science and Technology (MoHERST) on Friday announced that all TVET and tertiary institutions in The Gambia would reopen with effect from Wednesday 14th Oct, 2020.
The Gambia’s candidate to occupy this high profile position is Dr. Omar Touray. It is the first time in the history of the ECOWAS Commission that The Gambia will occupy the presidency. The position rotates among the member states of the organisation.
President Adama Barrow received the news today with delight, saying it is a sign of the country’s recognition within the sub-region. He noted that The Gambia had gained more respect among its peers in the sub-region since he came to office in 2017.
Since assuming office, the Barrow administration has strengthened the country’s democratic credentials and respect for the rule of law and the independence of the institutions of the state.
Association of Resident Doctors (GARD) – The Gambia has said that in The Gambia, “we spent most of 2020 on lockdown with businesses and schools closed and our fragile hospitals working on half capacity, yet we registered over 3000 confirmed Covid-19 cases and over 100 Covid-19 related deaths.”
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) yesterday released a list of nominees for the National Assembly by-election for Niamina West Constituency in the Central River Region and for Kerr Jarga Ward in the Kerewan Area Council.
A police witness in the 3 Years Jotna criminal case on Wednesday said the 26th January 2020 protesters were hostile and violated the permit.