Apr 8, 2020, 2:42 PM
The Senegalese minister of Health, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr yesterday announced four positive new cases of covid-19, bringing the total number to 226.
The exercise that kick started at Kembujeh Ward was led by the Honorable Councilor Alieu K. Darboe, where the delegation visited the Alkalo of Serrekundanding, Sulayman Badjie and the VDC to briefly sensitize and present them with hand washing buckets and detergents.
In a brief remark, Councilor Darboe said as elected representatives of the people, they found it necessary to reach out to the people during this difficult moment, saying the NAM has delegated him and the team to dispatch his message to them over the issue which is a concern to any committed leader.
Momodou Camara, Ward Chairman, Saikouna Sanneh and Kaddy Jammeh all described the presentation as humanitarian gesture from their representatives.
Serrekundanding alkalo, Sulayman Badjie said both the councilor and the NAM are leaders par excellent, noting that since assuming leadership, the duo have been playing pivotal role in supporting their people.
On Day two of the sensitisation which started at Taibatu village in the Nyambai Ward, was witnessed by NAM Darbo, and other senior members of the Brikama North Management Committee. NAM Darbo told the respective villages that his main aim is to promote development in consultation with his two councilors who are the grass root representatives of the people.
Ansu B.O. Nyass, Ward Councilor of Nyambai emphsised that supporting grass root people during this trying time means preventing the pandemic.
Women, Children and Social Welfare minister Fatou Kinteh says the government of The Gambia has developed a comprehensive national child protection strategy with plan of action that seeks to address the protection of children’s matters in the country.
Gambia National Fundraiser for Covid-19, a humanitarian project aimed at providing food to Gambians who are not able to get food due to the emergency lockdown measures, has continued to strengthen support to underprivileged Gambians.
The Point Newspaper has awarded its senior Judicial Correspondent, Dawda Faye as the best reporter of the month of April 2020.
ActionAid International The Gambia (AAITG), in partnership with Njawara Agricultural Training Centre (NATC) is implementing a 2.7 million Dalasi three year project that will support 100 vulnerable smallholder farmers in The Gambia.
Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry –GCCI- last Thursday handed over ten ‘Made in Gambia’ shelves to various supermarkets in The Gambia, sponsored by ComAfrique, a private limited company registered with GCCI.
Ousmane Diagana will join as Vice President for Western and Central Africa; Hafez Ghanem to become Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa