Aug 2, 2021, 1:51 PM
The executive director of the National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons (NAATIP) on Friday 30th July revealed that her agency is currently pursuing up to 15 cases of trafficking in persons at the courts in The Gambia.
Following punitive sanctions by the United Kingdom as well as an extraordinary guilty verdict by a French court against Teodorin Obiang, Equatorial Guinea’s vice President, Malabo, has fiercely retaliated against the London by announcing the closure of the country’s embassy in the British Capital.
The Finance Minister Mambury Njai on Wednesday tabled the supplementary budget proposal to address certain government operations for the remaining 2021 fiscal year by providing additional public services such as security, infrastructure, election related services, health and commitments to international financial institutions among other things.
Banjul, The Gambia — The Hon. Attorney General and Minister of Justice has taken note of misinformation circulating in media spheres and public discourse regarding the recently announced deferment of the Submission of the TRRC’s Report.
The State Intelligence Service (SIS) in its capacity as the regional chair is hosting the 15 Regional member states of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) to a virtual meeting/workshop from July 29-30, 2021.
Four new COVID-19-related deaths have been registered, bringing the total number of deaths since March 2020 to 212, according to the Ministry of Health’s 346th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16th March 2020.
In response to the Ministry of Health request for support to ensure availability of Personal Protective Equipment at facilities especially for frontline health workers, the United Nations Population Fund in The Gambia (UNFPA), with funding from The People’s Republic of China Aid, on Wednesday 28 July 2021 procured 400,000 gloves for the Ministry at the medical central store in Kotu.
The Regional Education Director (RED) for Region 2 in the West Coast Region has reaffirmed that the future of our children depends on the country’s education system and giving those (children) support should be everybody’s concern.
Nairobi, Kenya 7th July 2021: ChildFund International is pleased to announce the appointment of Chege Ngugi as ChildFund’s new Regional Director for Africa. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Chege will oversee the operations of 9 countries across Africa and ensure effective implementation of the organisation’s long-term vision and strategy.
A senior official at the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), who wishes to remain anonymous in an interview with this source yesterday, said that actions of the recently sacked KMC CEO Mrs. Sainabou Martin Sonko, had directly violated the Local Government Finance Audit Act as well as the Public Finance Act 2014.
The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 642 COVID-19 positive cases, with14 new deaths.