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Senegal confirms 78 new covid-19 cases

Jul 7, 2020, 11:35 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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Catholic Diocese suspends all churches’ programmes amid rise in covid-19
Aug 6, 2020, 10:00 AM

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Banjul has announced it is suspending all church programmes due to increase in covid-19 cases in the Gambia.

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Yankuba’s sister-in-law testifies
Jun 17, 2020, 12:08 PM

Awa Minteh, Yankuba Touray’s sister-in-law, yesterday testified before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul in the murder case involving Yankuba. Prior to this, the defence counsel, Abdoulie Sissoho, informed the court that as per the ruling of the court dated 10th June, 2020, they would like to open their defence.

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Yanks Touray finally testifies
Aug 26, 2020, 11:31 AM

Ex-Minister of Local Government and Lands, Yankuba Touray, has begun his testimony on Tuesday in his murder trial.

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Fish vendors decry hike in fish prices amid covid-19
Aug 20, 2020, 11:52 AM

Amid the rapid surge of covid-19 cases in the country, local fish vendors within the communities of Gunjur, Sanyang and Tanji have decried the current rise in prices of fish due to less activity of fishing vessels.