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Senegal confirms 79 fresh cases of covid-19

Jun 8, 2020, 11:04 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 79 positive cases which brings the country’s total infection total to 4,328. The capital Dakar registered the highest number – 73% of the total registered infections.

Out of the total number of cases, 15 teachers and 138 health workers got the virus, 2,588 have recovered; 49 deaths and 1,690 under treatment.

Africa has registered 146,794 positive cases of covid-19; 4,223 deaths and 61,773 recovered.

In the world 6,982,96 people are infected with the disease with 402,273  deaths.

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Gambians in Diaspora to vote in all elections, Supreme Court declares
Jan 28, 2021, 2:50 PM

The Supreme Court of the Gambia on Wednesday has ruled that Gambians abroad can register and vote in all national elections including referenda, presidential, National Assembly and Local Government elections.

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IEC urges media, CSO’s to apply for accreditation to monitor voter registration process
Apr 6, 2021, 11:40 AM

Samboujang Njie, the chief electoral officer at the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has urged members of the media and Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s) to apply for accreditation at the commission to monitor the forthcoming general voter registration process.

Africa CDC reacts to UK travel restriction
Oct 4, 2021, 12:47 PM

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), a specialised technical institution of the African Union, in a statement has noted with deep concern the planned changes to international travel rules in the context of COVID-19 enforced starting at 4:00 a.m. on Monday 4 October 2021.

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Barrow says gov't will transform higher education system through reforms
Nov 16, 2022, 9:51 AM

Speaking at the official opening of the Ministerial Project Steering Committee Meeting and the 8th Regional workshop of the ACE Impact Project, the Gambia's head of state Mr. Adama Barrow said the workshop was organised at a time when his government was making concerted efforts to transform the country's higher education system through reforms that would put the youth at the forefront of national development.