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Macky Sall and others
Macky Sall visits hospitals as Senegal covid-19 situation worsens
Jul 28, 2021, 12:34 PM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 642 COVID-19 positive cases, with14 new deaths.

Barrow and Daouda Niang
Barrow receives inspector general of Senegalese Armed Forces
Jul 28, 2021, 12:27 PM

State House, Banjul, 28th July 2021: President Adama Barrow yesterday received General Daouda Niang, inspector general of the Senegalese Armed Forces, at the Statehouse in Banjul. General Niang was in the country to appraise the Senegalese contingent of the ECOMIG mission in The Gambia.

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Journalists prepared on fact-checking ahead of Dec. polls
Jul 28, 2021, 12:23 PM

In preparation of this year’s presidential election, UNESCO on Monday organised a 3-day fact-checking training for Gambian journalists, through the Peace Building Fund Project on Youth Programming.

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Car accident injures 10 at Pacharr
Jul 28, 2021, 12:17 PM

A motor vehicle has reportedly knocked a group of people at the village of Pacharr in Central River Region (CRR) and seriously injured 10 people, The Point has learned.

Talib Ahmed Bensouda and Others
Bensouda launches D6M biodegradable waste management project
Jul 28, 2021, 12:11 PM

Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) on Thursday 15 July 2021 launched a waste management project valued at D6 million in Abuko through their partnership with WasteAid UK and Women’s Initiative Gambia.

Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Jaiteh
Health PS hails WB over significant tech equipment support
Jul 28, 2021, 12:03 PM

The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Health (MoH), Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Jaiteh, on Friday 23 July 2021 on behalf of his minister at the central medical store in Kotu, praised the World Bank after receiving modern technology equipment meant for COVID-19 vaccination and establishment of an electronic civil registration system within The Gambia health system.

NAATIP says Gambia remains at tier 2 watchlist on TIP
Jul 28, 2021, 11:52 AM

Press release :The National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons (NAATIP) wishes to inform the general public that The Gambia still remains on TIER 2 WATCHLIST from its tier 2 WATCHLIST ranking in the 2020 Trafficking in Persons and in the recently released US Department of State 2021 Trafficking In Persons report.

Musa Bachilly
Gambia Action Party leader spends Tobaski at police station
Jul 27, 2021, 1:07 PM

According to the Acting Assistant Sheriff Bailiff, Kebba Ousainou Sowe of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, he arrested Musa Yalli Batchilly, leader of the Gambia Action Party (GAP), on the 19th July, 2021, pursuant to an order of commitment (committal warrant) issued against Musa Yalli Batchilly, who is a judgement debtor in the case between him and one Mariama Joof. The judgement sum is D200,000.

Mr Saine and Kebba Dampha
Gambia Embassy Steals the Show in Dubai as Pap Saine Honoured 
Jul 27, 2021, 12:58 PM

The Gambian Embassy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, effectively stole the show in the midst of several other embassies including around a dozen African diplomatic missions during the award ceremony of Africa’s Most Respected CEO Awards 2021.

Catherine Roper
London Metropolitan Police felicitate Senegambians
Jul 27, 2021, 12:46 PM

As Senegambians across Europe celebrate Eid-ul- Adha, the London Metropolitan Police have once again congratulated the various Gambian and Senegalese communities wishing them “with kindest regards - good health, joy and peace.” 

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Right groups demand Jammeh’s handover to ICC as UK sanctions his host 
Jul 26, 2021, 1:26 PM

The United Kingdom has finally authorized new sanctions against Teodorin Nguema Obiang, vice president and son of Equatorial Guinea's president, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

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Gambia registers 11 covid-19 deaths
Jul 26, 2021, 1:19 PM

The Gambia has recorded 11 new COVID-19 related deaths, making the total deaths since March 2020 at 208, according to the 345th COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for the 19th, 20th and 21st July 2021 published on 24th July 2021.

EU Head in The Gambia
EU allocates over D12M in aid to windstorm victims  
Jul 26, 2021, 1:16 PM

Banjul, 22 July 2021 – In response to the windstorm which hit The Gambia earlier this month, the European Union is providing €200,000 (12,053,000 Gambian Dalasis) in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected people.

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Jah Oil Company ranked 2nd biggest taxpayer in Gambia
Jul 26, 2021, 12:59 PM

Out of top 100 most taxpayer companies in The Gambia, Jah Oil Company has been ranked 2nd highest tax payer for 2020.

Seyfo Singateh and Media Personals
MoH reveals Gambia records 16,000 deaths in 2018 on NCD
Jul 26, 2021, 12:54 PM

During a presentation on Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) quarterly media briefing on Friday 23 July 2021 at the central medical store in Kotu, Seyfo Singateh, the senior programme officer, NCD, revealed that in 2018 Gambia had recorded 16,000 deaths on NCDs.

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Niani district among hardest hit by windstorm
Jul 26, 2021, 12:48 PM

Niani District in Central River Region North of The Gambia is one of the hardest hit areas by the recent windstorm that claimed  lives and caused mass destruction.

James F. P. Gomez and Others
‘There is great potential in our fisheries industry’
Jul 26, 2021, 12:38 PM

James F. P. Gomez, the minister of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters has said that The Gambia has great potential in the fisheries industry but was quick to add that, to achieve those potentials, “we need to develop certain issues in the industry.”

Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi and Tangara
Foreign minister echoes Gambia’s support to UAE’s bid for Interpol presidency
Jul 26, 2021, 12:30 PM

BANJUL, 22 July 2021: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Thursday 22 July 2021 held discussions with the Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), H.E Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi.

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