Feb 22, 2021, 9:59 AM
Senegalese President Macky Sall on Saturday announced on his Twitter that the second batch of 6,798,000 COVID-19 vaccines are expected in few weeks time.
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
Following the declaration of a new state of public emergency and introduction of curfew by His Excellency, the President of the Republic of The Gambia, effective 6th August 2020 throughout The Gambia for a period of 21 days, The Gambia Police Force has launched an operation dubbed Save our Souls (SoS), a dispatch from the Office of The Inspector General of Police states.
During the Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting, it was revealed that the government expenditure and net lending for the first six months of 2020 increased by 11 percent to D10.8 billion (11.0 percent of GDP) from D9.7 billion (11.1 percent of GDP) in the first half of 2019.