May 7, 2020, 11:27 AM
The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) bade farewell to its pioneer Executive Director Mr. Mahama Kappiah, after ten years at the helm of the Centre.
Gambia has registered yesterday FOURTEEN (14) new confirmed COVID-19 cases -13 Gambians and 1 Senegalese (male); 8 are health workers; 2 housewives; 1 carpenter; 1 Businesswoman. The occupation of other 2 are not specified. Gender categorization: 7 female all Gambians; 6 male Gambians. 10 cases are local transmission and 4 are imported. Record now is 78 since 17 March 2020.
Travellers who wish to get tested for covid-19 in Senegal will pay D3,440
The Senegalese government in a press release yesterday stated that anyone travelling into
Senegal or leaving the country and wants to be tested for covid-19 would pay 40,000 CFA an equivalent of D3,440.
The Ministry of Health yesterday reported 112 new positive cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total infections to 8,481; 156 deaths, 5,735 recovered and 2,589 under treatment.
Press release: Quadrangle, 19 May 2020 -The attention of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has been drawn to reports online that the National Assembly canceled its planned Monday session because “the Minister of Finance failed to show up”.
Chief editors of print media houses in the country have expressed dismay over the impact of covid-19 on newspapers across the country since the pandemic hit the country in March resulting in the closure of some organisations after the declaration of State of Public Emergency by the government to control the spread of the virus.
The board of directors for the Gambia Tourism Board (GTBoard) headed by Abdoulie Touray was dissolved with immediate effect by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Wednesday afternoon.
The Ministry of Health has stated that a new laboratory confirmed case has been recorded in The Gambia from the mass samples collected in Bakau.
The Caliph General of Pirang has called for unity among Muslims across the country, further reminding that as Muslims one should be mindful in the way we criticize and even tell off another.
Babucarr Saine, administrator at the Kanifing General Hospital has underscored the significant role government is doing to stem the spread of coronavirus, which has currently affected more than three million people worldwide including The Gambia.
Information has reached to The Point that commuters continue diverting the security checkpoint at Darsilami village in Kombo Central, West Coast Region to get in and out of The Gambia.