Apr 20, 2020, 1:04 PM
The Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed one new positive case of covid-19, bringing the total number to 10.
“These are all companies that have a turnover that has fallen to a minimum of 33%. Companies that have lost all their turnover will be eligible. We will make comparisons of turnover between March and February. We have data on this. These companies will be able to go directly to their banker,” he said in Sunday’s jury show on Iradio, specifying in the wake that, all banks will also be put into contributions.
“We have targeted monthly loans to cover incompressible expenses such as salary, rent, etc., “insisted Hott, who recalls that these “loans” will allow companies to resist crisis over a period of three to four months during this period.
However, reassures the Minister of Economy, Planning and cooperation, repayment will be made one year after the end of the pandemic. “After the crisis period, the company will have to stay a year without paying back. It is from the 12th month that she will have to start repaying her loans over a period of five years,” said Amadou Hott.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Extraordinary Conference on COVID-19 on April 28 in Beijing.
Alieu Jallow, Alasan Jeng, Abdourahman Jallow, Ousman Baldeh, Ousman Sarr, Musa Barry, Babacarr Sallah, Pascal Mendy and Sulayman Jallow were on 9 April, 2020, arraigned before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court. They have been docked for allegedly exporting essential commodities, contrary to Section 5 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 7 (1) (a) of the Essential Commodities Emergency Powers Regulations, 2020.
The minister of Health Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh on Saturday in his daily press briefing, said the current situation of the covid-19 in the country, called for calm, while urging Gambians to report any suspected case (s) of novel coronavirus as the country registered five new cases.
At least 43 people including Gambians and non-Gambians were reportedly smuggled into the country through the porous routes of the Upper River Region (URR), causing panic in the country’s farthest region particularly the cosmopolitan town of Basse, The Point can confirm.
Commissioner of Operations at The Gambia Prisons Service, Lamin Sowe on Tuesday told the Truth Reconciliations and Reparations Commission how the former regime used to detain opponents or suspects unlawfully at the State Central Prisons.