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SN Brussels’ 2nd flight lands today

Jul 3, 2020, 11:01 AM

The second SN Brussels flight is expected today with 65 Gambians; most of whom were stranded in Europe because of the covid-19, official sources said.

The flight will land later in the evening with those stranded to return home.

SN Brussels’ first flight landed on 22 June 2020.

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Covid-19 epidemic: Citizens Alliance launches crisis relief fund
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Defence witness continues testimony in Yankuba’s trial
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Interior minister calls for robust actions to support criminal justice processes
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Momodou Sabally, onetime secretary general and head of the Civil Service in the past government, has hit at Madi Jobarteh, one of the most vocal human right defenders in the country, for not showing up during the planned protest on Saturday against the killings of George Floyd and Modou Lamin Sisay, who both died last month at the hands of U.S. police.