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Barrow appoints Nuha Touray as secretary general

May 27, 2020, 1:00 PM

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, has appointed Nuha Touray as secretary general and head of the Civil Service effective Tuesday 26 May 2020, a news release from State House states.

His appointment follows the retirement of former Secretary General Muhammed B.S. Jallow, on 25 May 2020 at the age of 60 years.   

Mr. Jallow has now been appointed deputy executive secretary at the Senegalo-Gambia Permanent Secretariat.

Nuha Touray had once served as secretary to Cabinet under former President Yahya Jammeh.

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Detective recounts how complainants identify alleged rapist
Jun 19, 2020, 12:14 PM

Police Detective First Class Muhammed Lamin Bobb on Thursday, 18 June testified in the case involving Ismaila Ndong who is accused of raping and robbing five women.

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Barrow must go: APRC could offer UDP alliance to unseat Barrow
May 13, 2020, 12:25 PM

The executive secretary and deputy spokesperson of Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC), Dodou Jah, says his party will extend hands to United Democratic Party UDP if that means to unseat President Barrow.

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Gambia seeks U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass’s support for truth, justice in Gambia’s death
Jun 15, 2020, 12:16 PM

The Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, solicits support from Congresswoman, Karen Bass. US lawmaker is the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and also the Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the United States Congress.

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Dr. Samateh outlines string of abnormalities at Health Ministry
May 18, 2020, 1:39 PM

Health Minister Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has given a rare insight into the country’s Health Ministry, citing a string of abnormalities due to the bad system inherited by the current government.

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Two-thirds Gambian workers face difficult situations due to covid-19
Apr 24, 2020, 11:42 AM

State House, Banjul, April 23, 2020 – President Adama Barrow has lamented that two-thirds of workers in The Gambia that work in the informal sector and account for 80% of the informal economy are facing a difficult situation due to covid-19 crisis.

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Family of Modou Lamin Sisay calls for justice
Jun 15, 2020, 12:04 PM

The family of the late Modou Lamin Sisay, who died in the hands of American police is demanding justice for the death of their relative.

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Team Amie Jarjue raises over $6k to fight covid-19
Apr 7, 2020, 1:11 PM

Amie Jarjue, who has rightly earned her name as “The Mother Theresa of The Gambia” and initiated a “National Fund Raiser” to buy essential foodstuffs for the needy families in The Gambia in an effort to keep them home and combat the spread of covid-19, told The Point that the team national fundraising for covid-19 has so far raised over US$6, 000.

Barrow declares Friday as public holiday
Apr 30, 2020, 1:34 PM

State House, Banjul, April 29, 2020 – The Public is hereby informed that the President of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Adama Barrow, acting under section 76 of the 1997 Constitution of Republic of The Gambia, is pleased to declare Friday 1st May, 2020, a Public Holiday throughout The Gambia, in observance of International Workers’ Day.