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Senegal confirms 78 new covid-19 cases

Jul 7, 2020, 11:36 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 78 positive cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total infections to 7,478; 4,909 recovered with 136 deaths and 2,432 under treatment.

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Wang Yi
Wang Yi: Supporting the WHO helps to save more lives
May 4, 2020, 12:58 PM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Extraordinary Conference on COVID-19 on April 28 in Beijing.

NAMs refer SAP to FPAC for scrutiny 
Jul 10, 2020, 11:31 AM

Lawmakers at the National Assembly on Wednesday referred the submission of a Supplementary Appropriation Proposed Bill for the fiscal year 2020 to the Public Finance Committee (FPAC) for further scrutiny before approval.

Mustapha Bittaye
COVID-19 update: 3 discharged after undergoing quarantine
Apr 15, 2020, 3:07 PM

The acting director of health services, Dr. Mustapha Bittaye yesterday told journalists at a press briefing that among the five confirmed new cases, three were earlier released after undergoing quarantine and when brought back later, they tested positive.

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‘Gambia sliding towards dictatorship’
Jul 2, 2020, 10:47 AM

Madi Jobarteh, a prominent human rights activist has claimed that the country is moving towards dictatorship, arguing that the current status quo is a push towards dictatorship and not democracy.

Speaker Mariam Denton
Draft Constitution to be presented to National Assembly in August
May 15, 2020, 11:53 AM

State House, Banjul, 14th May 2020: As required by the Constitutional Review Commission Act 2018, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow having received the Draft Constitution on 30th March 2020, the Ministry of Justice will publish the national document in the Gazette before the end of May 2020, before it is subsequently presented to the National Assembly in August 2020.

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Four arraigned for allegedly stealing gold, diamond
Jun 17, 2020, 11:35 AM

Three Malians and a Senegalese national were on the 15th June, 2020, paraded before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing gold, diamond and other items.

SheTrades
Trade Ministry introduces “SheTradesGambia” scheme
Apr 8, 2020, 2:18 PM

The field of doing horticulture and fashion business progresses with time and is now changing rapidly because of COVID-19. In the face of this pandemic, the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment continues to improve access to capital for growth with the introduction of “SheTradesGambia” scheme.

Governor Sanneh
Governor Sanneh calls for more awareness to stem spread of covid-19
Apr 29, 2020, 1:35 PM

West Coast Region Governor Lamin Sanneh has underscored the significance of creating more community and border awareness on the prevention of covid-19.