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Senegal confirms 94 new cases of covid-19

Jun 15, 2020, 12:07 PM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 94 new cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 5,090; 3, 344 recovered, 60 deaths, 1,685 under treatment.

In the world 7,873,198 positive cases have been registered so far with 432,477 deaths. Africa has registered 216, 755 positive cases with 5,852 deaths.

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Sallah and touray
Assembly summons VP over motion withdrawal
Jul 10, 2020, 11:57 AM

Legislators at the National Assembly on Thursday summoned the Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray to offer explanation on the withdrawal of the Motion for extension of the state of public emergency for a period of 45 days.

Jah Sillah Leigh
Imam Jah, Sillah bash gay right proponents
Jun 15, 2020, 12:28 PM

Dr. Imam Ousman Jah, the imam of Tagwa Mosque, Bertil Harding Highway and Ebrima Sillah, the imam of Lasso Warf Mosque in Banjul South have strongly opposed lambasted proponents of gay and lesbianism rights, saying these rights contravenes the teachings of Islam. 

Adda Faye
Gambian appointed first Global Fund CFO from Africa
Jun 29, 2020, 11:49 AM

GENEVA − The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced the appointment of a Gambian financial expert, Adda Faye as the new Chief Financial Officer, according to a press statement released on June 26.

Karen Bass
Gambia seeks U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass’s support for truth, justice in Gambia’s death
Jun 15, 2020, 12:16 PM

The Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, solicits support from Congresswoman, Karen Bass. US lawmaker is the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and also the Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the United States Congress.

Report on brikama fire outbreak
Report suspects unattended fire caused May 12 Brikama fire outbreak, suspected arsonist under investigation
Jun 17, 2020, 11:49 AM

The report of a seven-man task force that was instituted to investigate the May 12, 2020 fire outbreak at the second-hand clothing vendors section of the Brikama markek was submitted to the Brikama Area Council chairman on Tuesday.

Fatou Senghore
ARTICLE 19 urges gov’t to drop false information & broadcasting charges against Madi Jobarteh
Jul 10, 2020, 11:34 AM

ARTICLE 19 today urged The Gambia to immediately drop the charges of false information and broadcasting against human rights activist Madi Jobarteh and commit to repeal all laws that restrict the rights to freedom of expression.``

Modou Njai
Gambia records 2 fresh cases of covid-19
Jun 9, 2020, 11:20 AM

Momodou Njai, the director of Health Promotion and Education has confirmed to this medium that two Gambian males have been tested positive of covid-19.