Nov 23, 2020, 9:34 AM
The Gambia has registered 10 new coronavirus cases according to the 201st COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for 20th November 2020 (published on the 21st November 2020).
Similarly, the prices of nails and iron rots are also rising.
These increases are taking place in the aftermath of the devastating storm that adversely affected the country last week.
The Ministry hereby notifies all traders that undue price escalations are not inline with the free-market principles and contradict section 11 (2a) of The Gambia Consumer Protection Act 2014.
Traders should not take advantage of the Natural Disasters that affect the country and should desist from any practice that is not supporting consumer welfare.
The Ministry remain committed to free market principles but will take necessary measures against any trader that violatesThe Gambia Competition and consumer protection Act.
Press release: The Secretariat of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC)has submitted an additional ten hard copies and fifteen soft copies on flash drives of its final report to the Ministry of Justice for onward distribution to stakeholders.
At the expiration of the State of Public Emergency by last midnight tonight, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, through the Office of The Gambia Government Spokesperson has decided to relax the night curfew throughout The Gambia. However, Public Health Regulations remain.