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New British High Commissioner to takeover in August 2020

Jun 11, 2020, 12:10 PM

Mr. David Belgrove OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of The Gambia in succession to Ms Sharon Wardle who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment, a news release from British High Commission states.

Mr. Belgrove would take up his appointment during August 2020.

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Cheikh Yerim Seck
Senegalese journalist faces criminal charges
Jun 18, 2020, 12:08 PM

Journalist Cheikh Yerim Seck will be charged and placed under judicial supervision, local media in Senegal announced. According to Iradio, it will be after his face-to-face meeting with a judge.

UN Partners
UN partners with NCAC on creative contest to mark 75th Anniversary
Sep 9, 2020, 12:10 PM

To mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations across the world and in The Gambia, the United Nations System in The Gambia is contributing to the largest global conversation by hosting numerous consultations through collaboration with institutions such as the National Center for Arts and Culture in collaboration with the Writers’ Association of The Gambia on creative contest to mark 75th anniversary.

Senegalese Airline
Senegal opens airspace with restrictions
Jul 15, 2020, 11:25 AM

Senegal has opened its air space with new rules, Air Transport Ministry announced.
To leave Senegal by plane, the Ministry of Air Transport presented a health protocol with main measures such as: keep a distance and wear a mask until one reaches his/her destination.

Fafa Sanyang
Petroleum minister says covid-19 pandemic affects energy sector
May 22, 2020, 11:56 AM

Petroleum and Energy Minister Fafa Sanyang has revealed that the covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected all aspects of life, including the energy sector.