Jul 20, 2020, 11:14 AM
The departure of FTI, one of the biggest tour operators in Europe from destination Gambia for the second time is not limited to the issue of Covid-19 alone but many other unnamed factors are related to the departure.
These two new confirmed cases bring The Gambia’s total number of covid-19 to 36 with one death.
The two patients are Gambians – a 24-year-old and 26-year-old respectively; both females returned from Senegal and kept quarantine on 15 June 2020.
Senegal confirms 106 covid-19 cases
The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 106 cases of covid-19, bringing country’s total number of infections to 5,475; 17 in serious condition, 76 deaths, 3,716 recovered, 1,682 under treatment.
In Senegal, schools will reopen on 25 June 2020 for
students at Junior and Senior Secondary to take exams.
Students taking A level exams will write exams on 12 August, while students at the university take exams in September.
The 2020-2021 academic year would begin in November 2020.
The Senegalese government promised to do everything possible to fight the covid-19.
Lawyer Lamin K. Mboge, yesterday in his second day of testimony before the TRRC revealed that former President Yahya Jammeh ordered the imprisonment of former Attorney General Harry Sambou, former Secretary General Njogu Bah and his personal assistant, Momodou Sabally just to cover-up his lies.
Neneh Touray, assistant director of Information, Education and Communication for Women’s Bureau has affirmed that the involvement of women court members, women leaders as well as women alkalolu will play a pivotal role in ending the deeply-rooted cultural traditional practice dubbed Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation (FGM) and Gender Based Violence (GBV) among other negative issues affecting women and girls in the country.