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COVID-19 Update

May 19, 2020, 12:40 PM

Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 64 new cases of covid-19, bringing the total of positive cases to 2,544 with 1,076 recoveries, 27 deaths, 1441 hospitalised and under treatment.

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Gambia gets 2 new Covid-19 cases 
May 12, 2020, 12:10 PM

Buba Darboe, programme manager, Directorate of Public Health Education and Promotion at the Ministry of Health told journalists in the daily briefing yesterday that the county has registered two new laboratory cases of covid-19, bringing the number to 22. Out of this total The Gambia has recorded one death so far.

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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.

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Outgoing UK diplomat ‘optimistic’ about Gambia’s future
Jul 1, 2020, 11:23 AM

State House, Banjul, June 30, 2020 – The outgoing British High Commissioner to The Gambia H.E Sharon Wardle has said that she is optimistic about the future of The Gambia during a courtesy call on His Excellency, President Adama Barrow at the State House, marking the end of her diplomatic tour of duty in The Gambia.

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GTBoard staff asked to stay at home
Jun 2, 2020, 12:08 PM

The entire GTBoard staff have been asked to stay home with their salary slashed by half after coronavirus ravaged the country’s tourism, Fatou Network reports on Monday.

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Interim Management for Sir Dawda K. Jawara International Conference Center inaugurated
Jun 18, 2020, 11:38 AM

Press release : Petroleum House, Brusubi, 17 June 2020 - Oicgambia Secretariat and the Ministry of Transport and Works on Wednesday inaugurated an interim body charged with temporary managing and operating the newly commissioned Sir DawdaKairabaJawara International Conference Center in Bijilo.

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Gambia receives agric machinery, equipment & fertiliser from China
Jun 8, 2020, 11:04 AM

The government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Agriculture on Friday 5 June 2020 received agricultural machinery, equipment and fertiliser from the government of the People’s Republic of China for onward delivery to the farming community.

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Finance minister spars with lawmakers on legality of D700m
May 8, 2020, 11:43 AM

It was a heated debate between the Finance minister and members of the FPAC committee, as they sparred on legality of the money used by President Barrow as food aid package to Gambians.

Hassan B. Jallow
ADB picks Chief Justice Jallow, 2 others as independent experts to review report
Jul 7, 2020, 12:04 PM

The bureau of the boards of governors of the African Development Bank Group, following its meeting on 1st July 2020 regarding the whistle-blowers’ complaint against the President of the bank group came to a consensus that: