Nov 9, 2020, 12:22 PM
The189th COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for 6 November 2020 (published on the 8th November 2020) has indicated a no new positive case registration and no new death.
According to military sources, CDS Drammeh discussed with his counterpart Gen. Biram Diop pertinent issues designed to strengthen peace between the two countries and also to exchange training programmes.
“It is prudent to stress that in order to overcome the rampant crisis in the world particularly the sub region, it’s relevant for the two countries’ top security officers to meet, discuss and share experiences."
The Gambian CDS yesterday also paid a courtesy call on The Gambian High Commissioner in Dakar, where he was received by High Commissioner Hadrammeh Sidibeh.
After the usual welcome by the deputy head of mission, Dr. Mariam John, CDS Drammeh briefed the Gambian diplomats about some of the activities he undertook since his appointment as CDS and informed that the purpose of his visit in Senegal was to further enhance the relations between the two countries and Armed Forces.
He stated that his current visit to Dakar is among the occasional ones undertaken for strategic military partnership.
CDS Drammeh said GAF is planning to deploy a Defence Attaché in Senegal to further enhance Military cooperation and coordination.
The Gambia government says in the face of its guided values and norms, it has no plans to either decriminalise or even entertain a review of laws on homosexuality, a news release from the Office of Government Spokesperson states.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), in exercise of its mandate under Section 46 of the Constitution of The Gambia and Section 40 of the Elections Act, has stated that the election to the office of the President of the Republic of The Gambia will be conducted on Saturday 4 December 2021.
The Gambian opposition parties and activist have condemned the decision of President Adama Barrow on the extension of ECOMIG’s mission in the country to December 2021 and also allowing the support of police units from Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal and Togo once the ECOMIG is transformed into a police mission.