#National News

Pirang Caliph General supports 385 widows in observance of Maulud Nabi

Nov 3, 2020, 12:18 PM

Caliph General of Pirang, Sheikh Mukhtarr Gassama on Tuesday donated bags of rice to 385 widows in observance of the birth of Prophet Muhammed (SAW) also known as Maulud Nabi, which was celebrated by Muslims around the world on Wednesday.

At a presentation held at Pirang, the beneficiary widows came from seventeen communities in Kombo East and Kombo Central.

Presenting the items, Caliph General Gassama said he provided the humanitarian gesture to observe the birth of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and to mitigate the hardship of vulnerable households amid Covid-19 pandemic.

“On the occasion of the birth of the Prophet (SAW), everyone should rejoice and be happy. We direct the gesture to widows to support them and their families,” he said.

The renowned scholar equally appealed to Gambians to remain resolute and committed to supporting people in need and to avoid participating in any activity that can split people. 

“We should all stand and strive to do something that can benefit Gambians at all time.”

The beneficiary widows thanked the Caliph General for the gesture and prayed for his long life and continued health.

Read Other Articles In National News
Brikama Association
Brikama Association in New York donates to imams
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.

CHILD FUND v2
Childfund gives 40-foot container of medical supplies to MoH
Oct 7, 2020, 12:26 PM

ChildFund-The Gambia on Monday handed over a 40-foot container loaded with an assortment of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals to the Ministry of Health at a ceremony held at the Central Medical Store in Kotu.

GYIN Gambia to celebrate ‘World Entrepreneurs Day’ today
Aug 21, 2020, 11:59 AM

In its efforts to champion the cause of entrepreneurs, the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia will today, 21st August 2020 hold a Webinar to celebrate the World Entrepreneurs Day.

Miko Alazas
IOM concludes virtual media training on Migration Reporting
Jun 8, 2020, 11:56 AM

The International Organisation For Migration (IOM) on Friday concluded three days online training for 30 journalists from different media houses in the country aimed to enhance journalists’ skills and knowledge on migration reporting.