Jan 28, 2021, 3:01 PM
Africa Oyster Trust, a UK-based charity through its director, Lady Kira Dalton recently handed over a re-conditioned ambulance to the Wellingara Community Clinic at a colourful ceremony held on Saturday.
During the visit, Mr Poivey briefed the minister and delegation about the IOC and expressed the need for government and the NOC to collaborate in the best interest of the athletes.
He added that his office expects the GNOC to go to elections before the end of the year.
The minister expressed his appreciation to Jerome and the Olympic Solidarity for the support they have been giving to GNOC.
While expressing the need for more assistance especially in the area of infrastructure and technical support and training, Minister Badjie also asked that more consideration be given for athlete scholarship to the high performance centers.
He informed him of his ministry's willingness to work with the GNOC but expressed the need for the members of the NOC to be exposed more on the Olympic Charter and the GNOC Constitution. This he believes would help avoid unnecessary misunderstanding by the stakeholders of the NOC.
Mr Jerome confirmed that the GNOC can look at the Olympafrica for infrastructural development and it was agreed that the GNOC and the Ministry will look at the modalities of this upon their return.
Brikama Association New York, a USA-based group of Brikama residents on Wednesday presented food items worth over one hundred and forty-five thousand dalasis(D145, 000) to Association of Brikama Imams at a ceremony held at Brikama Central Mosque.
The University of The Gambia (UTG) recently concluded a five-day internship training for twenty-four (24) students ahead of their deployment to various Area Councils across the country. The training, funded by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was held at a local hotel in Senegambia.
UNESCO Dakar office in partnership with Panos Institute for West Africa (PIWA), Dakar is currently training the Network of Community Radios- The Gambia (NCRG) on Climate Change Early Warning System.