Apr 16, 2020, 2:04 PM
One of the country’s giant GSM operators, Africell has donated D12,000,000 to Gambia’s effort to contain and defeat the covid-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, the mover of the motion, Hon. Alagie Jawara, the Lower Badibou lawmaker will make some amendments to the bill within three days.
Hon. Jawara said the bill seeks to grant independence to members of the area councils from their respective parties and political leaders, and to further enhance the system of local governance, autonomy, freedom of speech and debate in accordance with section 193 of 1997 Constitution.
He added that the bill also seeks to ensure that council members’ sense of duty, functions and actions are influenced by the supreme national and community interest and the dictates of conscience and not by their individual interest or party leaders.
Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday announced 21 positive cases bringing the total to 335 positive cases.
Former managing director of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC), Mohamadou Manjang has rejected Barrow’s recent appointment. This development comes barely a week after his redeployment to the Senegalo-Gambian secretariat.
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:
Faced with the rise in positive cases and deaths, the director of the Center for Health Emergency Operations (Cous), Senegal, Doctor Abdoulaye Bousso, on Tuesday July 2, four months after the appearance of the first infected case, unveiled the new coronavirus control plan.
The new amendments to State of Public Emergency Regulations issued on 16 April 2020 ‘to ease the burden on citizens as well as accommodate all stakeholders is overriding social distancing, one of the key guidelines to avoid the spread and contracting of covid-19.