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Senegal registers 37 new cases of covid-19

Apr 24, 2020, 11:10 AM

Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday announced 37 positive cases of covid-19, making a total number  OF 479 with 257 recoveries, 6 deaths and 215 under treatment.

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APRC brands Appeal Court decision disgrace to gov’t
Jun 11, 2020, 12:50 PM

Fabakary Tombong Jatta, the interim leader of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) has stated that the judgement delivered by The Gambia Court of Appeal is the biggest disgrace to the President Adama Barrow government.

U.S. committed to strengthen Gambia’s Covid-19 response
May 29, 2020, 11:24 AM

Banjul, The Gambia – The United States is committed to supporting The Gambia’s efforts to combat COVID-19 and keep Gambians throughout the Smiling Coast safe. The U.S. Government is working closely with the government of The Gambia, civil society, and community leaders to combat the pandemic.

Man, 22, arrested over 10-year-old boy’s death
Apr 8, 2020, 2:38 PM

Police in Farafenni in the North Bank Region (NBR) have arrested one Mutal Gaye, a native of Sinchi Madi village for reportedly killing , a 10-year-old boy, The Point has been reliably informed.

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GGC, EU launch project to promote investment, culture, creative arts, sports
May 14, 2020, 12:18 PM

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Tuesday signed a project partnership with the European Union (EU) to promote investments in culture, creative arts and sports to enhance resilience against climate change in local communities.

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Police Fraud Squad investigates Trust Bank hacking
May 6, 2020, 12:27 PM

The Fraud Squad of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) is currently investigating the alleged hacking on Trust Bank Gambia Ltd., The Point has learned. 

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Thieves vandalise Children’s Center
Jul 1, 2020, 11:08 AM

Thieves recently broke into the offices of Bakoteh-based Centre for Street Children and Child Trafficking Studies (CSCACTS), vandalizing cupboards and files in what appeared to be a desperate search for money and items like computers.

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Cross border continues around Kerr Jaing despite closure
Apr 29, 2020, 11:56 AM

Information has reached to The Point that despite the official closure of The Gambia’s borders with neighbouring Senegal, many still continue travelling through Kerr Jaing village in the Lower Niumi District to get in and out of the two countries.

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Covid-19 update Gambia confirms 2nd covid-19 death
Jun 22, 2020, 12:50 PM

The Gambia has registered the second death of covid-19, the director of Health Promotion and Education, Momadou Njai, confirmed to The Point.