Aug 30, 2021, 12:38 PM
The ECOMIG security officers in a have allegedly assaulted one Ebrima Bah, claiming that he was late to leave the way for them to pass.
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.
Lawyer Abdoulie Sisoho wants the High Court to allow Yankuba Touray to give evidence in his murder trial but the State Lawyer K. Tah said he can’t testify.
Tourism, one of the major contributors to the national economy of The Gambia has once again experienced a major setback as the sector has been hard punched by the unexpected outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, making the industry to face an estimated total loss of about US$184 million.
As the Gambia celebrates 57 years of independence from British rule, President Adama Barrow’s speech at the McCarthy Square focused on economic independence, while stating that to be economically independent, The Gambia must invest more freely in the productive sectors, produce as much of what we consume and eat more home-made products.