Jul 21, 2020, 11:09 AM
Government employees, including permanent and deputy permanent secretaries and directors, last Friday concluded a five-day training on financial management, including budget support.
During the distribution process at Ndungu Kebbeh village, team leader Ebou Gaye said APP’s intervention in supporting the people is crucial; especially during the month of Ramadan. “Ramadan has always brought together our common values of kindness, charity and service to others,” he remarked, adding that the support comes at a time when people need it more than ever.
Mr. Gaye said this year will be an incredibly difficult time, as the world continues the battle against coronavirus, emphasising that there is need for people to adhere to precautionary measures such as maintaining social distancing and regular hand washing to avoid the contamination and spread of the virus.
“As we prepare for difficult time ahead, the All Peoples’ Party will remain in close dialogue with Gambian people to make sure that important requirements and behaviors are fully understood in their response to the corona virus disease pandemic.”
Begi Saine of Ndungu Kebbeh said the gesture has come at the right time, commending APP for sharing and caring with the people. “If you share something with a person, it means you care for him or her,” he said, noting that the support given his community and families is vital in the battle against COVID 19.
Alkalo of Sey Kunda also appealed for assistance for the provision of a water pumping system for the village. He said the one serving them had a breakdown and the only mean of them getting water is by hand drawn.
Ebra Ceesay of Mamud Fana village believes that APP is complementing government’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19. He warned that the viral disease is real and called on people to adhere to the Ministry of Health advice and the WHO guidelines.
Traveling Magistrate Omar Jabang yesterday acquitted and discharged twelve people at Bansang Magistrates’ Court. They were involved in a clash over Alkaloship in Sareh Debbo village in Central River Region Upper Fulladu District.
Ireland-based charity organisation called Human Appeal International, Wednesday distributed over 100 bags of rice to The Gambia Prison Services, GOVI, and Tanka-Tanka psychiatric hospital.
Wellingara Town Development Association (WTDA) both home and abroad have distributed fifty bags of rice to various vulnerable families in Wellingara.
My dear viewers, listeners, and readers, “Peace be with you!” as we celebrate the Feast of Easter, the celebration of the supreme sacrifice that brought hope to a world of sin and woe. By His death and resurrection, Jesus destroyed the sting of death, and brought hope to humanity.
Statistics have shown that, Sami District in CRR has the highest number of underprivileged and vulnerable families. The daily struggles of inhabitants of this area is as a result of poverty and lack of access to certain basic necessities.
United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), in partnership with The Gambia Food and Nutrition Association (GAFNA) and The Gambia Commission for Refugees (GCR) and the Association of Refugees in both rural and urban areas have commemorated World Refugees Day 2020 at GAFNA.
The 63rd virtual meeting of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Africa was held on Monday, 8 June 2020.