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Gambia College yet to benefit from unlimited free online classes
Jun 3, 2020, 1:30 PM

Following the launch of the facilitated online classes for students of the University of The Gambia as a result of the declaration of State of Public Emergency to control the spread of coronavirus pandemic, the students and lecturers of Gambia College are yet to benefit from the unlimited free online classes like their counterparts in UTG.

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Minister Bah lays foundation stone for D.K Jawara Resort in Barra
Jun 2, 2020, 12:14 PM

The minister of Tourism and Culture Thursday laid the foundation stone of a new four star hotel called D K Jawara Resort in Barra, North Bank Region.

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GTBoard staff asked to stay at home
Jun 2, 2020, 12:08 PM

The entire GTBoard staff have been asked to stay home with their salary slashed by half after coronavirus ravaged the country’s tourism, Fatou Network reports on Monday.

Barrow receives goodwill sages
Jun 2, 2020, 12:05 PM

State House, Banjul, June 1, 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow received goodwill Ramadan messages from their Excellences, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Mahmoud Abass, President of the State of Palestine.

Malaria cases expected to increase in Gambia
Jun 2, 2020, 12:01 PM

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has predicted incidences of expected malaria increase as high temperatures, high relative humidity (above 60%) rainfall and thick vegetation cover provides conducive conditions for the survival of the vectors and development of the parasites as the country expects above normal rainfall.

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Gambia calls for strengthening national capacities for effective management of weapon stockpiles
Jun 2, 2020, 12:00 PM

The minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mamadou Tangara, during the Africa Day Virtual Conference on silencing the guns in Africa introduced an agenda item “Strengthening National Capacities for Effective Management of Weapon Stockpiles” for African Union (AU).

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Man arrested for reportedly raping friend’s daughter
Jun 1, 2020, 11:32 AM

Police in the Kanifing Municipality have arrested one Modou Danso, a resident of Wellingara for reportedly raping his friend’s daughter; The Point has been reliably informed.

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Gambia to experience above normal rainy season
Jun 1, 2020, 11:23 AM

In anticipation of the rainy season, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has forecast the 2020 seasonal rainfall in most parts of the country to be “above normal rainy season”.

Seedy Touray
GID resumes issuance of national documents, alien cards
Jun 1, 2020, 11:19 AM

 The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) has resumed issuing national documents (passport, national identity cards, driving licences and alien cards) throughout the country.

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Gambian shot by U.S. police in Georgia
Jun 1, 2020, 11:16 AM

Momodou Lamin Sisay, a Gambian living in Georgia is another victim of police shooting in the USA.

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Gambia: 20 people recover with covid-19, 4 active cases remain
Jun 1, 2020, 11:01 AM

The Ministry of Health in an update has revealed that among the 25 confirmed cases of covid-19 in the country, 20 patients have so far recovered, one death and four active cases are under treatment.

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Covid-19: Senegal extends the closure of its air borders
Jun 1, 2020, 10:54 AM

Closure of Senegal's air borders has been extended until June 30, 2020, requiring travelers to exercise patience for at least one more month.

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2021 election: Marie Sock launches ambitious plans to transform Gambia
Jun 1, 2020, 10:50 AM

Marie Sock, a business entrepreneur and aspirant independent candidate for the 2021 presidential election has outlined ambitious plans to transform Gambia into an economic hub if elected into office in the 2021 presidential election.

Saudi Arabia opens mosques with new rules
Jun 1, 2020, 10:43 AM

A few hours after Saudi Arabia announced the reopening of mosques throughout the country, with the exception of Makkah, from May 31, a circular has been issued to mosque staff on new rules to be observed by worshippers.

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