Aug 6, 2020, 10:04 AM
A prominent Gambian business tycoon, George S. Madi, the chairman and managing director of S Madi, passed away on Tuesday 4 August 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon, The Point has learned. He was 77.
A press release issued by government spokesperson, Ebrima G. Sankareh states:
“All “lumo” market committees, traders, visitors and supervisory Area Councils are urged to continue adhering to “The Public Health Emergency Act (Dangerous Infectious Diseases) Protection Regulations, 2020, including the wearing of facemasks, provision of hand washing facilities and regular cleansing of market areas.
The 1025 Toll-Free hotline of the Ministry of Health remains open to members of the public and “lumo” market operators and traders are encouraged to make good use of it for relevant information on COVID-19.”
The UK will invest up to £20 million in the African Union’s new ‘African Union Covid-19 Response Fund’ to tackle coronavirus and save lives.
National Assembly Members (NAMs), on Monday adopted the report of the standing committee on Human Rights and Constitutional Matters on the Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Bill, 2020.
Tragedy struck the community of Sare Samba in the Lower Fulladou District of the Central River Region when a vehicle part of the convoy of the Tourism and Culture minister, Hamat Bah reportedly knocked and killed one Hamasi Baldeh, a 4-year-old, The Point has been reliably informed.