Nov 3, 2020, 11:29 AM
The spokesman of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Almamy Fanding Taal, has stated that there is no reason why Lawyer Ousainou Darboe cannot be UDP’s presidential flagbearer for the upcoming elections.
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.
Thieves recently broke into the offices of Bakoteh-based Centre for Street Children and Child Trafficking Studies (CSCACTS), vandalizing cupboards and files in what appeared to be a desperate search for money and items like computers.
The Gambia tourism industry which has been one of the steady sectors contributing to the Gambia GDP but witnessed a setback like other sectors as a result of the Covid-19 emergence, is now gradually picking up as its number of air arrival increased by 15% in 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.