Feb 11, 2021, 1:18 PM
In recognition of the importance of research, the University of the Gambia has allocated special funds designed for its academic staffers interested in conducting research.
In a work meeting with the head of the BMC, Dr. Anaris Martha Odio, the Minister expressed that, like all his compatriots, the Gambian government greatly appreciates humanitarian work carried out here, for more than 20 years, by doctors and healthcare personnel from the largest of the Antilles.
He stated that “I have walked with Cuban collaborators since I was a young doctor, and a great part of my training is thanks to them”, he pointed out.
Samateh narrated that he has been with the members of the BMC as a colleague, then as a department head, later as director of the Central Hospital of Banjul, and now as Minister of Health.
Then he added: “As you can see I have a long history with the Cubans, and I have seen that they have always worked with dedication, commitment and love for the Gambia”.
For this reason, my people rightly affirm that the collaborators of the
Caribbean island are their relatives, Samateh concluded.
The Advocacy for Gambia Democracy and Civil Rights (Afgdacr) has raised concern over the recent move by lawmakers to reject the Constitution Promulgation Bill 2020.
In press release sent to this medium, the Civil Society movement, described the move as tragic death of ‘our last piece of hope’.
The president of The Republic, His Excellency Adama Barrow, would on Saturday, 14th November, 2020 preside over the laying of a foundation stone for the construction of 86 kilometer North Bank Rural Roads Project at Ngayen Sanjal in Sabach Sanjal District, by 1pm and at Kaur by 4pm, respectively.
19 January 2021, Banjul – Fruit and vegetable production is one of the fastest-growing agricultural sectors in The Gambia, and provides both income and employment to growers and exporters.