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Senegal confirms 104 fresh cases of covid-19

May 7, 2020, 11:30 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 104 positive cases of covid-19, making a total of 1,433; 493 treated, 12 deaths and 927 under treatment.

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Mambury Njie
Gov’t, institutions owe SSHFC more than D1.6bn Finance Minister reveals
Jul 9, 2020, 12:05 PM

The Gambia government and six of its parastatals owe the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC) more than 1.6 billion dalasis, Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Mamburay Njie revealed on Wednesday at the National Assembly.

GCCI
GCCI renders D1.6m aid to councils to fight covid-19
Apr 23, 2020, 12:02 PM

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday gave 1.6 million dalasis to the various area councils in the country to aid curbing the spread of covid-19 pandemic.

Mustapha Bittaye
Gambia confirms 2 new covid-19 cases, Senegal gets 75
May 11, 2020, 1:02 PM

The Ministry of Health on Friday confirmed two new coronavirus cases in The Gambia. The two cases were both Senegalese, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 20 in The Gambia and one death.

Nuha Touray
Barrow appoints Nuha Touray as secretary general
May 27, 2020, 1:00 PM

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, has appointed Nuha Touray as secretary general and head of the Civil Service effective Tuesday 26 May 2020, a news release from State House states.

Senegal announces new curfew times
Jun 5, 2020, 10:45 AM

Senegalese minister of the Interior, Aly Ngouille Ndiaye, yesterday announced that the curfew which was first scheduled between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. will now be between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. effective Thursday 4 June 2020.

Gambia confirms 5 new cases of Covid-19
Apr 14, 2020, 1:37 PM

The minister of Health Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh on Saturday in his daily press briefing, said the current situation of the covid-19 in the country, called for calm, while urging Gambians to report any suspected case (s) of novel coronavirus as the country registered five new cases.

Senegalese troops
Army says Senegalese troops mistakenly enter Gambian territory
May 22, 2020, 12:25 PM

The community of Sare Omar village in the Lower River Region (LRR), has informed the Gambian Armed Forces who were deployed at the village that the Senegalese troops claimed they had mistakenly entered Gambian territory while on patrol.

Lamin Darboe
Youths demand answers to Darboe’s dismissal
Jun 26, 2020, 12:20 PM

Gambians from all walks of life have strongly reacted to the recent sacking of Lamin Darboe as executive director of the National Youth Council.