Jun 24, 2020, 1:58 PM
Gambia Upper Basic School Grade nine students of the 2020/21 academic year will resume their normal classes today (Wednesday) in all the six educational regions of the country.
This is the third face masks presentation in the space of a month that the local organization has championed in reaching out to vulnerable communities in Kombo East. The move is part of a broader measure to help stem the surge of the deadly coronavirus, which is currently making lives unbearable for countries across the globe especially vulnerable communities.
Presenting the materials at the various villages, Balla Musa Darboe, Councilor of Kafuta Ward, who led the team, reminded that coronavirus pandemic is a global concern and it need all hands on deck to fight it.
He went on to thank the donors for their contribution to the fight against the deadly disease.
Major Pa Ousman Bah, an executive member of the Organization, who spoke on behalf the chairperson, Musa Kanteh advised people to adhere to precautionary guidelines advised by Word Health Organization and the Ministry of Health such as regular hand washing, wearing of face masks and observe social distancing.
Saloum Sheriff Janko, secretary general of the Association expressed their resolve to continue creating mass sensitization on coronavirus as well as distributing face masks to local communities in a bid to combat the deadly pandemic.
He thus called on other institutions to lend a helping hand to the local organization to further complement their service to community.
Meanwhile, the local NGO plans to extend its activities to various sectors such as health, education, child rights issues, horticulture and environmental protection.
Multitude of fans who anticipated the grand performance of two of Gambia’s rising musicians -O Boy and Gambian Child, were let down, following the non-performance the two acts at the just concluded Janjangbureh Kankurang Festival held in the historical island on Friday, 29th January, 2021.
The fire incident occurred at midday of Tuesday, 5 January, 2021 at Janjang Road, Bambo in Serrekunda, ravaged and consumed a bungalow belonging to Alhaji Safi Debbasey among the chains of building in the area.
In a bid to equip journalists with issues relating to the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA), which came into effect on January 1, 2021, the Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) with support from the Ministry of Trade and UNDP on Wednesday convened a day’s sensitization on ACFTA at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA).