#Headlines

Senegal to import 800,000 rams ahead of ‘Tobaski’

Jul 2, 2020, 10:50 AM

Senegal is set to import 800, 000 rams from neighbouring countries for the Ei-dul Adha, an annual Muslim feast locally called ‘Tobaski’, which is just a month ahead, the Senegalese media reported yesterday, quoting a press release from the government.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 132 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 6, 545; 116 deaths and 2, 263 under treatment.

At least 6 female nurses from Serign Abdoul Aziz hospital in Tivaoune have tested positive for the virus.

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UK calls for global action to protect vital money transfers
May 27, 2020, 12:52 PM

The UK and Switzerland today called for greater global collaboration to make sure diaspora communities around the world can continue to send financial support to their families in developing countries.

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Shyben A. Madi donates food items to EFSTH
May 12, 2020, 12:01 PM

Shyben A. Madi and Sons Company Ltd. recently extended magnanimity to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) with the donation of 40 bags of sugar and 100 bags of rice worth over D160,000.

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E.U. donates €9m to fight covid-19
Apr 27, 2020, 12:07 PM

The European Union (EU) has donated €9 million (D512,640,000) in support of The Gambia efforts to fight novel coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. The EU The Gambia delegation released the development.

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TRRC witness says infighting, bad conditions in prison land many in trouble
Jun 24, 2020, 12:33 PM

Ali Ceesay, a former prison warden on Tuesday told the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission that infighting and the bad conditions of the prison landed some prisoners and even prison officers in trouble.

Senegal announces new curfew times
Jun 5, 2020, 10:45 AM

Senegalese minister of the Interior, Aly Ngouille Ndiaye, yesterday announced that the curfew which was first scheduled between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. will now be between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. effective Thursday 4 June 2020.

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Gov't is still committed to ECOWAS single currency ---- Says Finance Minister
Jul 20, 2020, 11:40 AM

The minister for Finance and Economic Affairs has informed lawmakers that the government of The Gambia is still committed to the actualisation of the ECOWAS single currency (Eco).

expenditure
Finance Ministry gives breakdown of D500m
May 11, 2020, 12:45 PM

Press Release

Quadrangle, Banjul, 10th May 2020 – In line with our commitment to ensure transparency and accountability, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs hereby publishes the itemized expenditure list from the D500 million COVID-19 Health Emergency Fund.