Oct 7, 2020, 12:20 PM
The programme unit on Non-Communicable Diseases under the Directorate of Health Promotion at the Ministry of Health is leading an awareness creation on the relationship between COVID-19 and Tobacco.
The new service station employs ten young Gambians, eight of whom serve as pump attendants.
The company which currently employs over 300 Gambians and non-Gambians has been operating in the country for over a decade now with over fifteen operational service stations across the country.
Speaking at the opening, Dodou D. Touray, Operations Manager TECHWORLD Oil Company explained that there are 34 communities within the area which either go to Brikama-Ba or Bansang for fuel, noting that the opening of the new service station at Fula Bantang will make life easier for them.
He added that communities within Cassamance also used to fuel at Brikama-Ba but can now fuel at Fula Bantang which is closer to them.
He highlighted that among the reasons for establishing the service station at Fula Bantang is because they received complaints that barrel fuel trading within the area does not sell good fuel.
He described the location as a good business catchment area, adding that it also created employment as those who were contracted for the construction were from the area.
He noted that, the establishment of the service station will encourage other investors to invest in the area, saying both CRR north and south do not have a bank except Reliance Financial Service.
Meanwhile communities within the area described the establishment of the service station at Fula Bantang as a dream come true for them, saying it will make life easier for them.
In a bid to create a platform for youth to harness their God given talents through spoken words, Champoetry is seeking financial support in the sum of three hundred and twenty-nine thousand eight hundred dalasi (329, 800.00) for the successful hosting of their mega clash dubbed- Artists vs Poets clash.
The National Environmental Agency (NEA) and the Ministry of Agriculture (NEA) in collaboration with partner institutions on Tuesday validated the Environmental and Social Management Framework for the Resilience of Organisation for Transformative Smallholder Agriculture Programme dubbed ROOTS at a ceremony held at a local hotel.
BANJUL – On Tuesday 28 April 2020, the Director General of the Gambia Tourism Board (GTBoard) and the Chief Executive of the Africa Infrastructure Fund (AIF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to undertake a feasibility study for a proposed Elevated Mass Transit Rail System (EMTRS) in the Greater Banjul Area (GBA).