Feb 12, 2021, 10:12 AM
Members of the Public Enterprise Committee (PEC) of the National Assembly yesterday questioned the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), whether there is real G4 internet in The Gambia.
Ousainou Darboe was speaking on Friday at Busumbala before scores of UDP supporters from Kiang.
The UDP leader further said that one of his brother’s children in England called him and appeared to be crying because of the way he was talking to him, adding that the child complained that it is very hard for him to resist the way people are hurling insults at him (Darboe).
Darboe explained. “Do not insult anyone. Before I go to the mosque today, a child of my brother in England called me. He appeared to be crying because of the way he was talking. He told me ‘Ba Ousainou, it’s painful that these people are insulting you and we the children would not be able to bear this.”
According to him, he advised his nephew not to respond to those insults because the people insulting him are brought up that way (to insult).
“I told him the person insulting me would not come before him and insult me or even make a bad comment. That since he would not come before him or me to say it, that he should not respond.
“That’s how they were brought up [to insult]. For us we are not brought up that way. That’s what I will tell you all. Do not let any insult or bad comment displease you to the point of you returning it. Do not do it.”
The Ministry of Health has announced that it has identified a new variant strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus first detected in the United Kingdom. According to the Ministry they identified the virus during sequencing in positive specimens at the National Public Health Laboratory Services (NPHLS).
Personnel of the Gambia Navy of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) have conducted several emergency evacuations for patients from Barra to Banjul as the ferries plying the area have halted operations due to the construction of the two ferry ramps.
Dawda Nyang, director-general, Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI), says the institute is sparing no effort to decentralise the trainings of youth across the country to minimise the rural urban migration. “So this is the reason why we want to have training centers in all the regions.”