#National News

Senegal confirms 69 new covid-19 cases

Jul 8, 2020, 10:28 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 69 new positive cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 7,547; 5,023 recovered, 137 deaths and 2,386 under treatment.

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M. Joel GODEAU
Message from the French Chargé d'Affaires, Mr. Joël GODEAU, on the occasion of the national holiday of the French Republic
Jul 14, 2020, 11:27 AM

July 14th is an occasion for the French to celebrate their National Day and also to commemorate the founding event of the French republic: the seizing of the Bastille Prison on July 14th 1789, by the people of Paris fighting for their freedom.

ECOWAS/WAHO donate medical items to MOH
Apr 15, 2020, 3:46 PM

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) through West Africa Health Organization (WAHO), last Thursday donated consignment of medical items to the ministry of health to help in fight against the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

China Aid Road
China Aid Road and Bridges Project donate rice, sanitizers to URR communities
Jun 5, 2020, 12:45 PM

In a bid to ameliorate the living conditions of people in need, China Aid Road and Bridges Project team recently donated 30 bags of rice and 320 liters of hand sanitizers to local communities in the Upper River Region (URR).

Boris Johnson
UK Prime Minister: Humanity must unite in fight against disease
Jun 5, 2020, 12:41 PM

June 4th: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday opened the UK-hosted Global Vaccine Summit and urged nations to pledge funding for vaccinations to save millions of lives in the poorest countries and protect the world from future outbreaks of infectious diseases.

Iocgambia
oicgambia-acquired equipment will enhance police public order management capacity -Inspector General Jobe
Jun 23, 2020, 12:17 PM

Petroleum House, Brusubi, 22 June 2022 -The Gambia O.I.C. Secretariat (Oicgambia) on Monday facilitated the presentation of 900 pieces of security gears and apparatuses from the friendly and brotherly Republic of Turkey to The Gambia Police Force at the headquarters of the Police Intervention Unit in Kanifing.

Miko Alazas
IOM concludes virtual media training on Migration Reporting
Jun 8, 2020, 11:56 AM

The International Organisation For Migration (IOM) on Friday concluded three days online training for 30 journalists from different media houses in the country aimed to enhance journalists’ skills and knowledge on migration reporting.

rice agronomy
Youth Ministry to train 50 young people on rice agronomy
Jul 8, 2020, 11:10 AM

The Ministry of Youth and Sports is targeting to train 50 young people on rice agronomy through a standard curriculum developed by the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) and National Youth Service Scheme.

Medical Equipment
Paradise Foundation donates medical equipment worth D1.2M to government
Apr 30, 2020, 2:07 PM

As part of their contribution to the fight against covid-19 pandemic in the country, Paradise Foundation on Monday donated medical equipment worth 1.2 million dalasis to the government of The Gambia through the ministries of Women Affairs and Health.