Apr 21, 2021, 12:31 PM
The second ECOWAS Hydromet Forum is under way in the Gambia capital, Banjul.
In Africa 78,280 cases have been registered; 2,624 deaths and 29,245 recovered.
After President Macky Sall declared for the reopening of worship places last Monday, the country’s Christian council did not heed to the pronouncement, thus urging for all churches to remain closed.
For the mosques, opinions have been divided over their reopening. Serign Mbaye Sy, the caliph general of Tijania, has urged his disciples throughout the country to close their mosques until the situation improved.
According to the Senegalese media, taxi drivers and all commercials vehicles are now allowed to take passengers to fill all their seating places as before.
It’s mandatory in Senegal to wear masks or face punishment.
Senegalese government has chartered flights
to repatriate its national from the diaspora.
The first flight arrived from France last Wednesday.
President Adama Barrow has promised to support the Council of African Descendants to reintegrate in the society, adding that no one can take their ‘Africaness’ away from them.
The Office of the President informs the public that three Cabinet Ministers, Honourable Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Mambureh Njie, Honourable Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Fafa Sanyang, and Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Amie Fabureh have tested positive for COVID-19.
Two legislators have compared the 1997 Constitution and Draft Constitution with each giving different points on their stance.