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99 new covid-19 cases confirmed in Senegal

Jun 9, 2020, 11:11 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 99 new cases of covid-19, bring the county’s total infection to 4, 417; 14 in serious condition, 2, 699 recovered, 49 deaths and 1,678 under treatment.

Meanwhile the Senegalese minister of Air Transport, Alioune Sarr, said after the repatriation of his compatriots who were stranded in France and Turkey, others who were in Italy and USA would be equally coming with special flight – Delta Airline between 11th and 12th June. The arrangement was facilitated by the Senegalese government.

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Minister Kinteh underscores role of women in national development
Jul 1, 2020, 11:13 AM

The minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Fatou Kinteh has underscored the role and contribution of women in national development, stating that the country cannot develop without empowering the women.

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Prisoner commits suicide at DLEAG cell
Apr 23, 2020, 12:08 PM

Januario Wonde Beducande Findan, a Bissau Guinean national who was reportedly arrested with cocaine by officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) has reportedly commited suicide.

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Gambia registers 1 more covid-19 case, Senegal registers 59
Apr 30, 2020, 1:45 PM

The deputy director of Health Services Dr. Mustapha Bittaye yesterday in a daily press briefing with regard to covid-19 stated that after conducting 24 tests, one came out positive, saying the country currently has two active cases.

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Gambia confirms 4 covid-19 new cases, Senegal gets 74
Jun 17, 2020, 11:59 AM

The Gambia’s Ministry of Health in a daily covid-19 update yesterday said that the country has registered four new laboratory cases of covid-19, bringing the number of the country's infections to 34.

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‘Above normal rainfall may lead to crops damage, population displacement’
Jun 4, 2020, 10:48 AM

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has predicted that the expected above normal rainfall this season may lead to flooding, particularly over the NBR, URR, WR regions and Greater Banjul Area (GBA).

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SN Brussels’ 2nd flight lands today
Jul 3, 2020, 11:01 AM

The second SN Brussels flight is expected today with 65 Gambians; most of whom were stranded in Europe because of the covid-19, official sources said.

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Imam Baba Leigh apologises
Jun 18, 2020, 12:18 PM

Imam Baba Leigh, a commissioner at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has apologised to all Gambians, saying he had never and will never ask or advise President Adama Barrow to protect the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) persons in the country.

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CSO’s ask Barrow not to alter the new draft constitution
May 22, 2020, 12:39 PM

The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in The Gambia on Thursday threw their weight behind the country’s new draft constitution, saying it captures the will of the Gambian people.