Jul 30, 2021, 12:43 PM
Banjul, The Gambia — The Hon. Attorney General and Minister of Justice has taken note of misinformation circulating in media spheres and public discourse regarding the recently announced deferment of the Submission of the TRRC’s Report.
The State Intelligence Service (SIS) in its capacity as the regional chair is hosting the 15 Regional member states of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) to a virtual meeting/workshop from July 29-30, 2021.
Four new COVID-19-related deaths have been registered, bringing the total number of deaths since March 2020 to 212, according to the Ministry of Health’s 346th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16th March 2020.
In response to the Ministry of Health request for support to ensure availability of Personal Protective Equipment at facilities especially for frontline health workers, the United Nations Population Fund in The Gambia (UNFPA), with funding from The People’s Republic of China Aid, on Wednesday 28 July 2021 procured 400,000 gloves for the Ministry at the medical central store in Kotu.
The Regional Education Director (RED) for Region 2 in the West Coast Region has reaffirmed that the future of our children depends on the country’s education system and giving those (children) support should be everybody’s concern.
Nairobi, Kenya 7th July 2021: ChildFund International is pleased to announce the appointment of Chege Ngugi as ChildFund’s new Regional Director for Africa. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Chege will oversee the operations of 9 countries across Africa and ensure effective implementation of the organisation’s long-term vision and strategy.
A senior official at the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), who wishes to remain anonymous in an interview with this source yesterday, said that actions of the recently sacked KMC CEO Mrs. Sainabou Martin Sonko, had directly violated the Local Government Finance Audit Act as well as the Public Finance Act 2014.
The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 642 COVID-19 positive cases, with14 new deaths.
State House, Banjul, 28th July 2021: President Adama Barrow yesterday received General Daouda Niang, inspector general of the Senegalese Armed Forces, at the Statehouse in Banjul. General Niang was in the country to appraise the Senegalese contingent of the ECOMIG mission in The Gambia.
In preparation of this year’s presidential election, UNESCO on Monday organised a 3-day fact-checking training for Gambian journalists, through the Peace Building Fund Project on Youth Programming.
Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) on Thursday 15 July 2021 launched a waste management project valued at D6 million in Abuko through their partnership with WasteAid UK and Women’s Initiative Gambia.
The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Health (MoH), Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Jaiteh, on Friday 23 July 2021 on behalf of his minister at the central medical store in Kotu, praised the World Bank after receiving modern technology equipment meant for COVID-19 vaccination and establishment of an electronic civil registration system within The Gambia health system.
Press release :The National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons (NAATIP) wishes to inform the general public that The Gambia still remains on TIER 2 WATCHLIST from its tier 2 WATCHLIST ranking in the 2020 Trafficking in Persons and in the recently released US Department of State 2021 Trafficking In Persons report.