Apr 22, 2020, 1:40 PM
Mr. Assane Diagne, director of RSF West Africa Office in Dakar yesterday told The Point Newspaper that The Gambia has moved 5 places forward in the World Press Index which re-groups 180 countries in the world.
Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 35 new positive cases positive of covid-19, bringing the total to 412, with 5 deaths and 164 patients under treatment.
Tida Jaiteh, a wife to late Baba Jobe, a former closed ally to former president Yahya Jammeh, yesterday testified before the TRRC, giving accounts of how Baba was imprisoned and killed through executive orders.
Speaker Mariam Jack Dento on Tuesday informed lawmakers that the government will no longer proceed with its motion on the extension of the state of public emergency across the country.
President Adama Barrow has stated that the global covid-19 pandemic impact on employment, government revenue and the subsistence of the people is immensely negative.
Salifu K. Jaiteh, a prominent Gambian businessman on Saturday donated second hand clothings and a cash amount of D40,000 to Mansakonko Area and Kerewan Area Councils as part of his contribution to the fight against coronavirus pandemic in the country. The entire donation is worth D512,500
Following concerns expressed about reports of testing and quarantine of Africans including Gambian nationals to forestall covid-19 in Guangzhou, China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, through its Embassy in Beijing conducted enquiries about the situation and received the following update:
A UNICEF SMS U-Report reveals that about 1,470 students out of the 10, 000 students who registered for the UNICEF SMS U-Report Poll have no access to television or radio to attend the ongoing lessons organised by the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE).