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Children’s minister tests positive for covid-19

Aug 6, 2020, 9:52 AM

The minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Fatou Kinteh, has tested positive for covid-19, the state broadcaster, GRTS posted on its Facebook account yesterday.

She is the fourth Cabinet minister to have tested positive for covid-19 in The Gambia. Three other ministers plus the vice president have all been initially tested positive for the virus, while Health Minister Ahmadou Lamin Samateh is under quarantine.

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Heads of schools, parents call for reopen
Oct 2, 2020, 12:16 PM

Various heads of schools and concerned parents have called on the government to review the stance on the closure of schools and reopen them without wasting more time, as many students are falling out of the educational track the longer they stay at home.

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2 sentenced to 18 months imprisonment
Dec 24, 2020, 12:45 PM

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‘Sustainable peace, democratic maturity cannot be attained without youth’
Dec 28, 2020, 12:05 PM

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