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Senegal confirms 110 new case of covid-19

May 14, 2020, 12:25 PM

Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed 110 cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total infection to 2105; 22 deaths, 782 recoveries and 1301 under treatment.

Lesotho, the latest African country to register a covid-19 case yesterday announced its first case, as Africa regroups 55 countries.

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Modou Lamin Ceesay
4 escaped prisoners rearrested
Apr 17, 2020, 2:12 PM

Personnel of the Anti Crime Unit (ACU) of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) have rearrested four prisoners who recently escaped from the Jeshwang Prison; The Point has been reliably informed.

Ebrima Sankareh
Guided by values, gov’t won’t decriminalise homosexuality
Jun 24, 2020, 1:49 PM

The Gambia government says in the face of its guided values and norms, it has no plans to either decriminalise or even entertain a review of laws on homosexuality, a news release from the Office of Government Spokesperson states.

Jammeh and OJ
O.J. slams APRC over Jammeh property claims
Jun 17, 2020, 12:29 PM

Omar Amadou Jallow alias O.J. has expressed satisfaction over the way government acted on the decision of The Gambia Court of Appeal, which called for the suspension of the sales of properties of former President Yahya Jammeh.

Alhagie Muhammed
MJ Finance boss leads campaign to help the needy
Jun 29, 2020, 11:55 AM

The proprietor of MJ Finance and Bureau de Change, Alhagie Muhammed Morr Jobe has launched a campaign to call on successful individuals and fellow businessmen and women to join his bandwagon by digging boreholes to help needy communities with street taps.

Judiciary
Judiciary regaining public confidence as 2 new judges sworn
Apr 17, 2020, 2:03 PM

State House, Banjul, April 16, 2020 – President Adama Barrow has expressed delight in the fact that Gambian judiciary is re-gaining its lost image and public confidence within three years of his administration.

Jaha Dukureh
Jaha Dukureh named ambassador of  L’Oreal Paris
May 15, 2020, 11:47 AM

The UN Women Regional Ambassador for Africa and founder of Safe Hands For Girls, Jaha Dukureh has recently been named ambassador of L’Oreal Paris.

U.S. committed to strengthen Gambia’s Covid-19 response
May 29, 2020, 11:24 AM

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States is committed to supporting The Gambia’s efforts to combat COVID-19 and keep Gambians throughout the Smiling Coast safe. The U.S. Government is working closely with the government of The Gambia, civil society, and community leaders to combat the pandemic.