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Gambia receives covid organics package from Madagascar

May 14, 2020, 12:23 PM

State House, Banjul, May 12, 2020 – The public is hereby informed that The Gambia has received a consignment of three boxes of Covid Organics from the President of the Republic of Madagascar, H.E, Andry Rajoelina.

 The consignment is part of a gift to ECOWAS countries towards the fight against COVID-19.  They have been delivered to the Ministry of Health.

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President Macky Sall placed under quarantine
Jun 26, 2020, 12:15 PM

Senegalese president, His Excellency, Macky Sall, has been placed into quarantine after he came in contact with a person who has tested positive for covid-19, a press release from the Office of the President of Senegal states.

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Report suspects unattended fire caused May 12 Brikama fire outbreak, suspected arsonist under investigation
Jun 17, 2020, 11:49 AM

The report of a seven-man task force that was instituted to investigate the May 12, 2020 fire outbreak at the second-hand clothing vendors section of the Brikama markek was submitted to the Brikama Area Council chairman on Tuesday.

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Electrocution kills 2 in Banjul
Jun 18, 2020, 12:12 PM

Two people are reported to have died as a result of being electrocuted in Banjul on Monday, The Point has been reliably informed.

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Gov’t gives update on emergency food aid distribution
May 7, 2020, 11:41 AM

Banjul, The Gambia 5 May 2020 — Soon after President Adama Barrow’s national address on his government’s Covid-19 Emergency Food Aid amounting to over D700M at McCarthy Square on Sunday, 26 April, 2020, the distribution has since begun across the entire nation as hundreds of truck-loads leave McCarthy Square daily.

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O.J. urges APRC to stop glorifying Jammeh
Jul 2, 2020, 11:01 AM

The former party leader of People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Omar Amadou Jallow, alias O.J. has urged the supporters of Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction APRC to stop glorifying someone who has tortured and murdered people.

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia maintains group prayer suspension for Ramadan
Apr 16, 2020, 1:34 PM

Muslims will only be permitted to pray at home in Saudi Arabia during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan, the Saudi minister of Islamic affairs announced on Monday. This will remain the case until the coronavirus pandemic ends worldwide.

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Barrow appoints 2 Supreme Court justices
Jun 5, 2020, 11:06 AM

State House, Banjul, 4th June 2020:  His Excellency, President Adama Barrow in accordance with the power vested in him under Section 138(2) of the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, has appointed Honourable Justice Awa Bah and Honourable Justice Edrissa F. Mbai as Justices of the Supreme Court of The Gambia.