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Raneru residents vow to boycott upcoming elections if gov’t fails…
May 15, 2020, 11:59 AM

The residents of Raneru village in Sami District of the Central River Region (CRR) have vowed to boycott all national elections if government fails to bring development to their doorsteps.

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Mai Fatty slams ministers for disrespecting NAMs
May 15, 2020, 11:55 AM

Former minister of the Interior and party leader of Gambia Moral Congress, Mai Ahmed Fatty, has expressed utter rage on how some cabinet minsters treat National Assembly Members (NAMs), describing it as “horrible.”

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Draft Constitution to be presented to National Assembly in August
May 15, 2020, 11:53 AM

State House, Banjul, 14th May 2020: As required by the Constitutional Review Commission Act 2018, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow having received the Draft Constitution on 30th March 2020, the Ministry of Justice will publish the national document in the Gazette before the end of May 2020, before it is subsequently presented to the National Assembly in August 2020.

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2nd phase beneficiaries of Senegalese gov’t assistance to receive 50,000 CFA each
May 15, 2020, 11:49 AM

Senegalese ambassador to The Gambia, Hon. Bassirou Sene has confirmed that each beneficiary of the second phase in The Gambia will receive 50,000 CFA from the Senegalese government as assistance to the Diaspora.

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Jaha Dukureh named ambassador of  L’Oreal Paris
May 15, 2020, 11:47 AM

The UN Women Regional Ambassador for Africa and founder of Safe Hands For Girls, Jaha Dukureh has recently been named ambassador of L’Oreal Paris.

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Senegal gets 84 new cases of covid-19
May 15, 2020, 11:45 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday registered 84 positive cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total to 2,189; 23 deaths, 842 recoveries and 1,323 under treatment.

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Kandeh extends benevolence to Gambia Federation of Disabled
May 15, 2020, 11:43 AM

As part of their 4th year anniversary, the leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Mama Kandeh has donated D100,000 to The Gambia Federation of the Disabled to support the physically challenged in these trying times of the covid-19 crisis.

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Thousands of undocumented migrants to get Italian work permits
May 15, 2020, 11:41 AM

Thousands of undocumented migrants will now be allowed to apply to temporarily stay and work in Italy under an amnesty announced as the country unveiled a $59.6bn stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus.

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Dr. Bittaye reacts to treatment allegations of Senegalese covid-19 patients
May 14, 2020, 12:39 PM

Dr. Mustapha Bittaye, acting director of Health Services at the Ministry of Health has reacted to the allegations made by Senegalese covid-19 patients in the country that they were not receiving good treatment while under quarantine, describing the allegation as false.

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Mai Fatty calls for re-opening of mosques
May 14, 2020, 12:36 PM

“Allow people to pray in mosques,” says Mai Ahmed Fatty, the secretary general of Gambia Moral Congress as he called on the authorities to re-open mosques for people to conduct congregation prayers arguing there is no logic to their closure.

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CJ appoints coroner to probe death of prisoner at DLEAG cell
May 14, 2020, 12:31 PM

Hassan B. Jallow, the Chief Justice of The Gambia acting pursuant to the Coroner’s Act, Laws of The Gambia, has designated Her Worship Mrs. Isatou Janneh-Njie, Principal Magistrate Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, as Coroner to inquire the death of Mr. Januario Wande Beducande Findem, a Bissau Guinean national who was alleged to have committed suicide. He was reportedly arrested with cocaine by officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) last month.

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Senegal confirms 110 new case of covid-19
May 14, 2020, 12:25 PM

Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed 110 cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total infection to 2105; 22 deaths, 782 recoveries and 1301 under treatment.

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Gambia receives covid organics package from Madagascar
May 14, 2020, 12:23 PM

State House, Banjul, May 12, 2020 – The public is hereby informed that The Gambia has received a consignment of three boxes of Covid Organics from the President of the Republic of Madagascar, H.E, Andry Rajoelina.

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Mai urges gov’t to do more for frontline workers
May 14, 2020, 12:20 PM

Mai Ahmad Fatty, leader of the Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) has urged the Gambia government to look into the welfare of the frontline workers most especially public health officers and those under quarantine.

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GGC, EU launch project to promote investment, culture, creative arts, sports
May 14, 2020, 12:18 PM

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Tuesday signed a project partnership with the European Union (EU) to promote investments in culture, creative arts and sports to enhance resilience against climate change in local communities.

EU celebrates 70th anniversary of Schuman Declaration which led its establishment United in diversity, in solidarity and in adversity
May 14, 2020, 12:16 PM

On Saturday 9 May, Europe day, the start of economic and political cooperation among European countries was celebrated across the European continent.

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Barrow must go: APRC could offer UDP alliance to unseat Barrow
May 13, 2020, 12:25 PM

The executive secretary and deputy spokesperson of Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC), Dodou Jah, says his party will extend hands to United Democratic Party UDP if that means to unseat President Barrow.

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Pathologist testifies as Yankuba’s trial progresses
May 13, 2020, 12:19 PM

Dr. Abdoulie Badjan, head of the Department of Pathology at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, yesterday testified before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul in the murder case involving Yankuba Touray.

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