Jan 29, 2021, 10:46 AM
President Adama Barrow has instructed security chiefs in a recent briefing to form a task force and intensify the investigations on Banta Keita, the alleged owner of the 7 January drug seizure of 2.9 tonnes of cocaine.
The latest two covid-19 cases were also imported.
They are a 54-year-old Gambian woman and a 24-year-old Dutch man.
They were onboard the SN Brussels flight that landed at the Banjul International Airport on Monday 22 June 2020.
The Gambia has so far recorded two deaths of covid-19, with 370 quarantined.
Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 127 new positive cases of covid-19, bringing the total number to 6,586; 4,291 recovered, 105 deaths and 2,189 under treatment.
Africa has registered 356,000 cases, 9,100 deaths, 171,000 recovered.
The world recorded 10 million cases with half a million deaths.
His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has promised to provide electricity supply to over 20 communities in the Jimara Constituency in the Upper River Region (URR).
According to a statement from the Gambian Embassy in Washington DC, more than 50 embassies will open their doors to Gambian culture, tradition, art, manufactured goods, and innovation at the forthcoming Washington D.C. Cultural Tourism slated for 7 May 2022 in Washington, D.C. in the United States of America.