Apr 8, 2020, 3:12 PM
The minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has informed deputies that the D500 million Emergency Fund designed to help contain the spread of covid-19 is available and ready for disbursement.
The presentation was held at the Radville Farms’ Tubakuta farm and was attended by its senior management and staff. The donated items include face masks, detergents, soap and sugar.
Mamadou Sey, Radville Farms’ human resource officer said they were pleased to continue supporting communities, particularly during the course of the coronavirus pandemic in coping with the difficulties.
He seized the opportunity to thank their parent company in the UK and Waitrose Foundation for the initiative, saying the support will go a long way in supporting and preventing its workers from the pandemic.
He also advised all the Radville Farms workers to adhere to the precautionary measures that would greatly help them from contaminating the deadly virus.
Sulayman Mboge, financial operation manager and the company’s secretary commended the donor and their parent company for the laudable support, saying Radville Farms employs more than one thousand five hundred workers who interact on daily basis. He said it would be devastating if even one of their staff contaminates the virus.
Banjul, May 7. - The Gambia-Cuba Friendship Association today condemned a recent terrorist attack perpetrated against the Embassy of the largest Antilles in the United States, and called for global solidarity with the Cuban people and Government.
Reny Turay, a single mother of three and who is currently battling breast cancer is appealing for support from individuals, philanthropists, NGOs and the government to support her undergo treatment.
Ebrima Jallow, proprietor of Bully Mobile Shop in Brikama, through former Suba ward councilor Lamin Jammeh K. Sanneh alias Badi Badi, Saturday donated 18 bags of 25kg rice to disadvantaged communities and the physically challenged in the West Coast Region as part of his contribution to complement government’s efforts in the fight against covid-19 pandemic.
A pan-African NGO, African Union Watch (AU Watch), recently condemned “in the strongest terms possible” all acts of xenophobia, racism and discrimination against Africans in China and against any people elsewhere in the world at all times, but particularly at this time due to Covid-19.
Officials of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said they are promoting the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy.
Muslims Hands - The Gambia, through the support of its parent body, Muslims Hands International (UK) have donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and sanitary materials to communities in Kombo East, South, North and Kanifing Municipality.