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Senegal registers 97 new cases of covid-19

May 21, 2020, 12:06 PM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 97 cases of covid-19, bringing the total infection to 2714, with 1186 recoveries, 30 deaths. At least 1497 patients were under treatment.

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‘Rejection of draft marks very dark day in post dictatorship’
Sep 25, 2020, 1:16 PM

The party leader of United Democratic Party UDP Lawyer Ousainou Darboe described it “a very dark day” in the post-dictatorship of The Gambia as deputies failed to support the Draft Bill. He thus accused Barrow’s administration’s unwillingness to prioritise national interest.

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia maintains group prayer suspension for Ramadan
Apr 16, 2020, 1:34 PM

Muslims will only be permitted to pray at home in Saudi Arabia during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan, the Saudi minister of Islamic affairs announced on Monday. This will remain the case until the coronavirus pandemic ends worldwide.

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AMENDMENTS TO THE EMERGENCY POWERS REGULATIONS
Apr 20, 2020, 12:38 PM

Following serious consultations and thorough evaluations of the impact of the Emergency Powers Regulations on the life and livelihood of citizens and its overall effects on businesses especially, those deemed nonessential, The Gambia Government has amended sections of the Regulations to ease the burden on citizens as well as accommodate all stakeholders.

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‘Security officers implicated should not wear our uniform’
Jul 28, 2020, 10:58 AM

Citizens’ Alliance Party (CP) has condemned in the strongest terms, the continued violation of citizens’ rights by security forces.