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Covid-19: Gambia registers 23 new cases
Sep 16, 2020, 11:26 AM

The Gambia has registered 23 new coronavirus cases; taking the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country to 3,428.

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Draft constitution tabled before deputies
Sep 15, 2020, 11:38 AM

The Draft Constitution of The Gambia was tabled before Members of the National Assembly (NAMs) by the minister of Justice Dawda Jallow for the first reading at the chambers in Banjul on Monday.

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Batchilly’s trail progresses, as defence challenges witness
Sep 15, 2020, 11:30 AM

The criminal case involving Musa Yalli Batchilly, the secretary general of Gambia Action Party (GAP), who was charged with obtaining money by false pretence, proceeded on the 8th September 2020, before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

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Bathurst oldest well sunk in 1820
Sep 15, 2020, 11:22 AM

One of The Gambia’s heritages that was left behind by the British and is still visible and useful till date is a well sunk in Bathurst in 1820.

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100 Senegalese soldiers test positive for covid-19 in Gambia
Sep 14, 2020, 11:56 AM

The Senegalese army says about 100 of its soldiers on peacekeeping mission in The Gambia have tested positive for coronavirus.

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BCC rubbishes mismanagement allegation
Sep 14, 2020, 11:52 AM

Mustapha Batchilly, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Banjul City Council (BCC) has strongly denied reports suggesting that there was “mismanagement and corruption” at the council, dismissing such reports as “false” and intended to tarnish the “reputable image of the council,” thereby setting the records straight.

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CA urges gov’t to plan ECOMIG exit strategy
Sep 14, 2020, 11:38 AM

Citizens’ Alliance party (CA) insists that a continued and indefinite presence of foreign forces in our country entrenches a caricature of perception about our sovereignty as well as its impacts on the morale of our national security forces and urges government to find an exit strategy.

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Schools to reopen with strict MoH, WHO protocols
Sep 14, 2020, 11:28 AM

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) has announced that schools will be generally reopen throughout the country with strict Ministry of Health (MoH) and WHO protocols.

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Covid-19: Gambia registers 29 new cases
Sep 14, 2020, 11:14 AM

The Gambia’s Ministry of Health has announced the registration of 29 new positive coronavirus cases, taking the total of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,405.

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Health minister lauds first family's role in fighting covid-19
Sep 14, 2020, 11:06 AM

State House, Banjul, September 12, 2020 – The Minister of Health on Friday afternoon lauded "the great role of the First Family" in the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AIF reacts to gov’t claims
Sep 14, 2020, 11:01 AM

Press release
BANJUL11September 2020.The Board of Directors of the Africa Infrastructure Fund (Gambia) LTD, issued a press release dated August 21, 2020, to inform private citizens and friends of The Gambia, and others, of its approval to establish a COVID-19 Response Fund to support and complement the Government of The Gambia’s efforts to respond to the ongoing national COVID -19 emergency that the country is facing.

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Africmed brands protesting staff “disgruntled”
Sep 11, 2020, 11:30 AM

The management of Africmed International has branded the protesting staff as “disgruntled”, saying the Clinic’s CEO has tried to meet the disgruntled individuals but they declined.

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Bah defends controversial statement
Sep 11, 2020, 11:24 AM

The minister of Tourism and Culture has defended his statement in which he said “tourism is dead” in the face of coronavirus pandemic in The Gambia – a statement widely viewed as controversial.

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GRA boss hails PEs for boosting Voluntary Tax Compliance
Sep 11, 2020, 11:16 AM

Despite the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic in the world with The Gambia not being an exception, the commissioner general of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has expressed satisfaction with the level of increasing voluntary tax compliance by various Public Enterprise (PE) companies in the country.

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Gambia covid-19 death toll reaches 100
Sep 11, 2020, 11:06 AM

The Gambia registered one covid-19 death yesterday, bringing the number of confirmed deaths to 100.

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Agric Minister Faburay fully recovers, discharged
Sep 11, 2020, 11:03 AM

The government of The Gambia has announced that the minister of Agriculture, Hon. Amie Faburay has fully recovered from the covid-19 virus after her retest turned negative.

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