#Headlines

Gambia gets 1 fresh covid-19 case, 10 Senegalese teachers infected

Jun 3, 2020, 1:46 PM

The Gambia has registered one more case of covid-19, Dr. Mustapha Bittaye, the director of Health Services announced yesterday.

The patient is a Gambian military personal, age, 53, and has returned from Freetown on 30 May 2020.

Since 17 March to date, The Gambia has so far registered 26 cases of covid-19, with one death, a Bangladeshi. At least 21 people have recovered from the disease, remaining only four active cases.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese media on Tuesday reported that reopening of schools has been postponed until further notice as 10 teachers have tested positive for covid-19 in southern Senegal, Casamance Region.

The Ministry of Health also reported 97 new positive cases of covid-19, which brings the country’s total infection 3,836. Dakar, the capital has registered 2, 785 cases, 1,954 recovered, 43 deaths and 1,838 under treatment.

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Minister Kinteh underscores role of women in national development
Jul 1, 2020, 11:13 AM

The minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Fatou Kinteh has underscored the role and contribution of women in national development, stating that the country cannot develop without empowering the women.

Parent alleges injustice as Apple Tree expels 3 students
Dec 29, 2020, 12:31 PM

At least three students have been expelled by the Apple Tree International School, alleging act of misconduct.

Dr Ahamadou Kah
GDC open to dialogue on draft Constitution
Dec 23, 2020, 11:20 AM

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of The Gambia Democratic Party (GDC) Ahmadou Kah has told The Point that his party is open for dialogue on the failed draft Constitution for the benefit of the nation.

Amie Bensouda
‘I take no responsibility for the actions of the junta’
May 3, 2021, 10:57 AM

Former acting attorney general and solicitor general under Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC), Amie Bensouda, vehemently denied aiding and abetting the military junta, saying she takes no responsibility for the decrees used during the transition government nor does she take responsibility for the actions of the military.