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Senegal registers 97 new cases of covid-19

May 21, 2020, 12:09 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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Mustapha Bittaye
COVID-19 update: 3 discharged after undergoing quarantine
Apr 15, 2020, 3:07 PM

The acting director of health services, Dr. Mustapha Bittaye yesterday told journalists at a press briefing that among the five confirmed new cases, three were earlier released after undergoing quarantine and when brought back later, they tested positive.

Ebrima Sankareh
Gov’t eases some covid-19 restrictions with new rules
Jun 5, 2020, 11:39 AM

Thursday, 4 June 2020 Banjul, The Gambia – His Excellency President Adama Barrow in consultation with his Special Cabinet Sub-Committee on the Covid-19 pandemic and based on advice by the Health Experts’ Committee of The Ministry of Health has decided to relax some of the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency Restrictions.

Ebrima B. Njie
Taranga FM boss escaped due to bribery
Jun 25, 2020, 11:41 AM

Ebrima B. Njie,former prison officer, said in his testimony yesterday before TRRC that prison’s chief officer, Kalilu Sanneh, was bribed to help the escape of former Taranga FM boss, Ablie Ceesay from Mile 2 (the state central prison).

Edi Mass Jobe
GPS gets new mini-bus worth over D3M
Apr 15, 2020, 3:09 PM

As part of measures to enhance social distancing amid coronavirus outbreak, the United Nation Development program (UNDP) in partnership with The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry GCCI) last Thursday donated a new 30-seater mini-bus worth over three million dalasis to The Gambia Prison Services (GPS).

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Gamtel threatens legal action against vandals
Jun 24, 2020, 1:34 PM

The Gambia Telecommunications Company, (GAMTEL) has threatened to pursue the arrest and charge anyone engaged in the destruction, vandalism and sabotage of its copper and fiber optic cables.

Covid 19
Gambia confirms 2 new covid-19 cases
Jul 1, 2020, 12:21 PM

The Gambia has confirmed two more cases of covid-19, health officials told The Point yesterday.

ECO meeting
Gambia remains committed to the ECO, urges member states to do same
Jun 24, 2020, 12:38 PM

State House, Banjul, June 23, 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has told his colleague Heads of State and Government that The Gambia remains committed to achieving the goals of the ECOWAS single currency, the ECO. 

Interior minister calls for robust actions to support criminal justice processes
Jul 2, 2020, 10:21 AM

The Minister of Interior has said that the government of The Gambia through the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) will implement robust actions to strengthen the interdiction capacity and support criminal justice processes.