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Brussels Airlines assures continuous Banjul service
Aug 5, 2020, 11:59 AM

Press release

Brussels Airlines are committed to continue our regular service to Banjul despite the many challenges in recent weeks and regrets that it has not been able to provide a stable flight offer on its Banjul-Brussels route in recent weeks. We know that many of our guests are waiting to find a seat on a flight to Brussels.

TRRC suspends public hearings amid Covid-19 spike
Aug 5, 2020, 11:56 AM

The chairman of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), Dr. Lamin J. Sise in a statement released yesterday indicated that putting into account the growing seriousness of the Covid-19 situation in The Gambia, the Commission has decided to suspend its public hearings till further notice.

Feyifolu Boroffice
World Bank appoints new Resident Rep. for Gambia
Aug 5, 2020, 11:50 AM

Banjul, August 3, 2020 - Feyifolu Boroffice, an American/Nigerian national, has been appointed as World Bank Resident Representative for The Gambia.

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Gambia in grip of panic as covid-19 death toll rises
Aug 5, 2020, 11:49 AM

The recent spike in the number of confirmed coronavirus death cases in The Gambia has raised alarm amongst Gambians, as the country recorded 5 new deaths on Monday bringing the number of covid-19 deaths to 14.

enforcement of face masks
Enforcement of compulsory face masks wearing begins
Aug 5, 2020, 11:44 AM

The Gambia government has begun the enforcement of compulsory wearing of face masks starting Tuesday as part of measures to fight and curb the spread of coronavirus.

TRRC works on parts of final report
Aug 5, 2020, 11:41 AM

The chairman of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), Dr. Lamin J. Sise has indicated that with the increase of the Covid-19 cases, the commission has suspended its hearings and will continue working on putting together some aspects of the final report.

UTG
UTG, 4 other higher learning institutions shut as Covid-19 surges
Aug 4, 2020, 2:54 PM

The University of The Gambia and four other higher learning institutions have been closed down by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology on Monday 3 July 2020 due to the continuous spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country.

sheikh Mukhtarr Gassama
Pirang Caliph General calls on Muslims to be wary of religious division
Aug 4, 2020, 2:51 PM

The Caliph General of Pirang has called for unity among Muslims across the country, further reminding that as Muslims one should be mindful in the way we criticize and even tell off another.

Tedros
WHO urges mothers to breastfeed even if infected with COVID-19
Aug 4, 2020, 2:49 PM

GENEVA (Reuters) - Mothers should breastfeed their babies even if they have contracted COVID-19, the World Health Organization’s head said on Monday, as the benefits outweigh the risks of infection.

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