May 7, 2020, 12:06 PM
Brikama Association in New York, USA has donated 66 bags of sugar and rice worth over D100, 000 to Imams in Brikama, Jambur, Jambanjelly and Kalagi.
There is increased enforcement of mask-wearing and other measures across the country, Ebrima G. Sankareh, the government spokesperson told The Point.
Beginning yesterday evening, there was increased police, paramilitary, Marine and Immigration official presence across the borders as scores of Senegalese return from their Eid celebrations in Senegal.
“The Ministry of Health, stakeholders and related sectors are working out major frameworks to help mitigate the worrisome trajectory of the virus,” Mr. Sankareh said.
“Since Monday the presence of traffic police in major checkpoints in the Greater Banjul Area has helped in drawing attention to the need for face masking.”
“On Tuesday, some 16 taxicab operators were arraigned before the Brikama Magistrates’ Court and charged with face mask violations. They were all convicted and fined D1000.”
The University of The Gambia on Thursday held an inter-cultural event as part of the 120th anniversary of the Guizhou University celebration at a colourful ceremony held at the Paradise Hotel in Bijilo.
At least 25 participants recently reviewed the Code of Conduct (CoC) for youth, media practitioners and peace messengers ahead of December general elections at a ceremony held at a hotel in Kololi.