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Senegal registers 30 fresh cases of covid-19

Apr 23, 2020, 11:55 AM

Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 30 new cases of covid-19, bringing the total number to 442. At least 253 have recovered with 6 deaths and 182 under treatment.

Senegalese media has reported that several people have been arrested for failing to wear masks following a declaration of compulsory mask wearing.

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MC Cham
MC Cham faults gov’t for not fighting corruption
Jun 3, 2020, 1:43 PM

Modou MC Cham Jr, national youth president for the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) says the President Adama Barrow led- government is not fighting corruption at all.

2000bags of Rice
Over 2000 bags of rice donated to vulnerable communities
May 18, 2020, 1:11 PM

In partnership with Safe Hands For Girls, NYC, NDMA and Red Cross, Jaha Dukureh, a 30-year-old Gambian activist has donated over 2000 bags of rice amounting to about D4 million to vulnerable communities around the country.

Study shows over 65% of people don’t know signs, symptoms of covid-19
May 8, 2020, 11:39 AM

The UNICEF SMS U-Report Poll has revealed that about 65.5% (10, 000 people) who registered for the UNICEF SMS U-Report Poll said that they don’t know the signs and symptoms of coronavirus.

Gov’t effects major civil service redeployments
Apr 30, 2020, 1:40 PM

Banjul, 29 April 2020 – Consistent with its philosophy of fostering growth and promoting rapid and efficient delivery of resources within all sectors of governance, The Gambia Government acting on Executive advisory, has effected major changes within the Civil Service.

Minister Fabureh
Minister drums up support for Gambian farmers
Apr 8, 2020, 2:06 PM

Agriculture Minister Amie Fabureh has called on donors, partners and other stakeholders to support the farming community in the country.

GTSC
GTSC rolls out new buses to curb commuters’ nightmare
Apr 15, 2020, 2:42 PM

The Gambia Transport Service Company (GTSC) in partnership with government has recently rolled out new buses in addition to its normal fleet to address the daily nightmare faced by commuters amid the Covid-19 lockdown.

Migrants
Thousands of undocumented migrants to get Italian work permits
May 15, 2020, 11:41 AM

Thousands of undocumented migrants will now be allowed to apply to temporarily stay and work in Italy under an amnesty announced as the country unveiled a $59.6bn stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus.