Feb 11, 2021, 12:01 PM
The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has bid farewell to Mr Saikou Jammeh who stepped down as Secretary General effective end of January 2021.
The Gambia confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country on 16 March 2020.
The report also registered 2 new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total deaths to 107. At least 144 COVID-19 patients recovered and got discharged.
One new person was taken into quarantine, while 77 were discharged.
The country currently has 1 person in quarantine, 1,482 active cases, 421 probable cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.1%.
Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 39 new positive cases, bringing the total to 14,568 cases, 10 756 recovered, 299 deaths and 3,512 under treatment.
Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on the 17th June, 2021, ruled in favour of the defence in the criminal case involving Musa Yalli Batchilly for stay of proceedings.
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.
Nuha Conteh, a member of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) who was on Tuesday arrested by operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia, (DLEAG) opened fire in the air as a means to enable his escape, The Point has learnt.