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Covid-19: Senegal declares state of emergency, curfew in 2 major cities

Jan 7, 2021, 12:07 PM

President Macky Sall on Tuesday declared a state of emergency and curfew in two main cities of Dakar and Thies following rising number of positive COVID-19 cases.

Meanwhile the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 192 positive cases, bringing the total number to 20,156 cases; 17,782 recoveries, 433 deaths and 1,845 under treatment.

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Overseeing Foreign Minister receives copies of Letters of Credence of the new Nigerian High Commissioner
Jun 9, 2021, 12:15 PM

BANJUL, 7 June 2021: The Honourable Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources, James Gomez, on Monday 7 June 2021 received copies of Letters of Credence of the new High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to The Gambia, His Excellency Mohammed Manu, at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Banjul. 

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Supreme Court  re-affirms decision in UDP’s election petition case
Jan 18, 2022, 12:14 PM

The Gambia Supreme Court on Monday dismissed UDP’s motion seeking to bring back their election petition against President Adama Barrow, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and the Attorney General.

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250 GAF personnel to be trained on Turkish language
Apr 7, 2021, 12:33 PM

As part of a strong bilateral relationship between the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) and The Republic of Turkey, the two nations in a fulfillment of a training package, would see an introduction to the Turkish language for 250 GAF men and women.

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Senegalese, Togolese, others among 2005 executed migrants
Feb 26, 2021, 11:31 AM

Ebrima Jallow, then chief revenue controller of the Gambia Public Transport Services (GPTS), yesterday testified before the TRRC on issues surrounding the alleged execution of West African migrants on 22 July 2005, stating that among those arrested and detained were 44 Ghanaians, two Senegalese, three Sierra Leoneans and three Togolese.