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Senegal confirms 31 new cases of covid-19

May 27, 2020, 12:55 PM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health of yesterday reported 31 new cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total infections to 3, 161 cases: 1,565 have recovered, 36 deaths and 1,559 under treatment.

Africa has registered 111, 812 cases with 45,001 recoveries and 3,354 deaths.

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Gambia registers 5 new cases of covid-19
May 4, 2020, 1:04 PM

The acting director of Health Services Dr. Mustapha Bittaye on Saturday in a press briefing confirmed that the country has registered five new cases of covid-19, making a total of 17. 

Gambia makes progress in U.S. 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report
Jun 29, 2020, 11:12 AM

The United States Department of State under the watch of Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo last week released the 2020 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, upgrading The Gambia to Tier 2 Watch List.

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ECREE bids farewell to pioneer executive director
May 7, 2020, 11:27 AM

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) bade farewell to its pioneer Executive Director Mr. Mahama Kappiah, after ten years at the helm of the Centre.

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Gambia remains committed to the ECO, urges member states to do same
Jun 24, 2020, 12:38 PM

State House, Banjul, June 23, 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has told his colleague Heads of State and Government that The Gambia remains committed to achieving the goals of the ECOWAS single currency, the ECO. 

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Defense says Yankuba has no case to answer
May 29, 2020, 11:34 AM

Defense Counsel Sissoho yesterday told the High Court in Banjul before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh that Yankuba Tourya, who is facing a murder charge, has no case to answer.

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Soldier opens fire after being arrested with cannabis
Apr 30, 2020, 2:01 PM

Nuha Conteh, a member of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) who was on Tuesday arrested by operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia, (DLEAG) opened fire in the air as a means to enable his escape, The Point has learnt.

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WFP supports NDMA Covid-19 coordination with 2 vehicles
Jul 10, 2020, 11:01 AM

World Food Programme (WFP), Thursday delivered a Toyota Prado and double cabin Toyota Hilux to the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) to facilitate the Agency’s Covid-19 coordination in The Gambia.