Jun 23, 2020, 12:58 PM
Despite the closure of all Gambian border entry points, people still move freely between The Gambia and Senegal.
This further declaration shall last for a period of twenty-one days pursuant to section 34(2), with effect from today 10th June 2020.
Therefore, all the Emergency Regulations issued under the Emergency Powers Act shall continue to apply during the period of the state of public emergency.
The Gambia Government Spokesperson
Senegalese ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Bassirou Sene has confirmed that first phase of beneficiaries of the Senegalese government assistance to citizens in The Gambia will start receiving their monies today, Friday.
Mbassey Manneh, women activist cum programme officer for Think Young Women (TYW) has called on Gambian political leaders to give women the opportunity to participate in the political arena effectively to ensure their political representation.
Dr. Imam Ousman Jah, the imam of Tagwa Mosque, Bertil Harding Highway and Ebrima Sillah, the imam of Lasso Warf Mosque in Banjul South have strongly opposed lambasted proponents of gay and lesbianism rights, saying these rights contravenes the teachings of Islam.
The Gambia has registered one more case of covid-19, Dr. Mustapha Bittaye, the director of Health Services announced yesterday.
The Ministry of Health on Friday confirmed two new coronavirus cases in The Gambia. The two cases were both Senegalese, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 20 in The Gambia and one death.
Inhabitants of Wellingara in the West Coast Region (WCR) have expressed with utmost dissatisfaction the way and manner in which the government covid-19 food package is being distributed within the area.
As part of the commemoration of the Day of the African Child, the national Coordinator of Child Protection Alliance CPA Lamin Fatty says laws to protect children and their welfare must be enforced in order to create a better child friendly environment for future leaders of this country.