Mar 3, 2021, 10:19 AM
The late Ba Trawally at the 2017 National Journalism Awards The longest surviving journalist in the Gambian media, Ba Trawally, has finally been laid to rest after his demise on Monday 1 March 2021. He was 90.
Scheduled dates for the congresses as scaled down by the center for the different associations are: Gambia Union of Theatre (GAMUT) – Saturday,14th November,
Gambia Music Union (MUSIGAM) – Saturday 21st November,
Gambia Association of Professional Photographers (GAPP) – Friday, 27 November,
Visual Arts Association of The Gambia (VAAG) – Saturday, 28th November,
Film Producers’ Association of The Gambia (FPAG) – Saturday, 5th December, 2020.
Commenting on the national congress, Sheik Omar Jallow, director for creative and performing arts at NCAC dilated on the importance of the congress to all the associations.
The relevance among other things will enable the associations to have new executive members and standard bank account “and most important, NCAC will be able to disburse the Covid-19 support for resilience and recovery fund through their elected and authentic executive members into their association accounts through bank transfer,” he divulged.
He added that all congresses will take place at the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) per the scheduled dates with the help of IEC officials.
Mr Jallow therefore advised all artistes to take part in their stakeholder associations.
Momodou Badjie, National Security Adviser has underscored the commitment of the Barrow led government towards security sector reform processes, saying the unprecedented development and reforms going on within the different security institutions are clear indication of the government’s seriousness about security reforms as great progress has been made over the years.
Operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) have made a major breakthrough as narcotic officers advanced a “historic” seizure of 502 cannabis resin blocks, with three suspects currently under arrest; The Point has been reliably informed.