Feb 15, 2023, 1:07 PM
A retired senior civil servant has joined the long list of mourners to pay condolences to the late Vice President of The Gambia Badara Alieu Joof, who died last month while on treatment in India.
WHIPSO foundation was founded in Germany in 2018 with the aim to benefit everyone, everywhere regardless of ethnicity, gender, political beliefs, or religion. To achieve this goal, the foundation offers help to the suffering and needy all over the world.
Muhammed Nyan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WHIPSO Gambia said, in their quest to support vulnerable families within the country and beyond, underprivileged families and disabled persons also benefited from the humanitarian gesture. He added that beneficiaries were highly grateful and offered prayers to the entire WHIPSO team.
"The routine of such humanitarian gestures continued to the vicinities of Westfield and Pipeline Central Mosque respectively. In these jurisdictions, a large crowd benefited. We were not able to complete the humanitarian gesture in a day due to the huge number of people that were found on the ground. Therefore, the hospitable and kind exercise continued for the second and third rounds," according to him.
Mr. Nyan reiterated that the foundation is also committed to distributing another 625 rice packages of 10kg to families that deserve the support.
He continued that through their developmental projects, they want to offer long-term prospects to people with the creation of alternative sources of income and qualification measures by opening vocational schools, promoting economic independence, and enabling them to help themselves.
Fatou Jawara, a beneficiary thanked WHIPSO for their timely intervention and urged them to continue the support.
WHIPSO's projects include capacity building training, investment in agriculture, environmental protection, medical and water supply.
Principal Magistrate Omar Jabang of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on the 16th March, 2023, acquitted and discharged Omar Jadama and Ebrima Jallow on three counts of conspiracy to commit a felony contrary to Section 368 of the Criminal Code, store breaking contrary to Section 283 ( a ) of the Criminal Code and theft contrary to Section 252 of the Criminal Code.
The Gambia Ferry Service Company (GFSC) has introduced e-ticket services to expedite accessing of ferry tickets across the country via mobile apps.
H.E. Mr Hissein Brahim Taha, OIC Secretary-General, received yesterday, in his office in Jeddah, H.E. Mr Dawda A. Jallow, Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Republic of The Gambia.