Jul 2, 2021, 12:43 PM
The money will be disbursed based on the size of the media houses.
Madiamal Diagne, publisher of Le Quotidien, confirmed the development to The Point.
“Our shares will not be equal because some media houses have more employees than others,” he said.
Beside this assistance, the government gives annual subvention to media chiefs in the sum of 700 million CFA equivalent to D60.2 million.
Meanwhile the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday registered 58 positive cases of covid-19, bringing the total to 1,349; 470 recoveries, 11 deaths and 847 under treatment.
Fafa Ceesay, a Gambian businessman who is also a politician has underscored the unprecedented development of The Gambia under the leadership of President Adama Barrow and continues to register in the country, arguing that Gambian oppositions can’t defeat Barrow in the 2021 Presidential election.
Dr. Ismaila Ceesay, the coordinator of the Crisis Relief Fund (CRF) which was launched yesterday by Citizens Alliance Party (CAP) has urged the Finance minister to explain to Gambians how the D143 million on covid-19 pandemic was spent.