Sep 10, 2021, 12:29 PM
The Gambia has registered 31 new covid-19 cases, according the 366th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16 March 2020.
As of 1st May 2020, D160 million has been released to the Ministry of Health, which is the spending authority on all COVID-19 related matters. The Ministry of Finance will continue to publish all future allocations and expenditures periodically.
Just as we have acted fast to mobilize adequate resources to ensure Gambians are protected from the deadly virus, the ministry, and the Gambia government by extension, reassures the public that it will continue to act in the best interest of the people at all times.
Punitive sanctions implemented by former U.S. President Donald J. Trump, against Fatou Bensouda, the Gambian International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor along with key officials are lifted according to E.U. officials who campaigned against the retaliatory measures.
My dear compatriots,
Because of the confinement which does not allow me to accommodate the usual broadcasting system, I am addressing you this evening by video conference.