Oct 9, 2020, 11:29 AM
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education on Wednesday held a national bantaba meant to discuss the challenges, expectations and way forward as schools prepare to reopen on October 14th 2020.
Isatou M. Secka was elected as chairperson, Lamin Marena as vice chairperson, Lamin Sillah as treasurer and Alpha Dem as public relations officer.
Addressing the delegates at the congress, Dembo Kambi, chairperson of the National Youth Council said it is time for accountability, review of the challenges the youth are facing and celebration of the successes they achieved as young leaders. He said the NYC was established to run affairs between the government and young people.
Kajali Jammeh, deputy chief executive officer of Kanifing Municipal Council said the role of young people in national development is unmatched, saying that their leadership is a big responsibility.
Lamin B Ceesay, youth representative in Kanifing Municipal Council said they have made significant achievement in the past years by making youth employment as one of their top priorities and having vibrant young political leaders.
“We have increased access to information for young people in sharing information through our Facebook page and the establishment of children national assembly in which we participated is a big achievement."
The United Nations (UN) is 75 years this year. To mark this milestone, the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in partnership with UN Gambia is organizing a national competition for writers and fine artists.
Havana, Apr 15 (RHC) Cuba is conducting a clinical trial for a vaccine developed with its own technology and aimed at activating the innate immune system to combat the new coronavirus SARS Cov-2, which causes COVID-19.