#National News

Senegal confirms 82 covid-19 fresh cases

Jun 23, 2020, 11:58 AM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday announced that the country registered 82 positive cases, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 5,970. At least 3,953 recovered, 86 deaths and 1,930 under treatment.

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Isatou Auber Faal gets top appointment at OACP Secretariat
May 22, 2020, 12:51 PM

Quadrangle, Banjul, 21 May 2020 - In the capacity of the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Honourable Mambury Njie as the current President of the Council of Ministers of the Organization of African, Caribbean, and the Pacific States, the Ministry wishes to inform the general public of the appointment of Mrs. Isatou Auber Faal as the Assistant Secretary-General, in charge of Finance, Administration, and Human Resources of the intergovernmental organisation.

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African Child
Jun 22, 2020, 1:39 PM

The African Child represents a renewed strength and vigor that is critical to sustaining the momentum as we look towards a more inclusive and prosperous society.

Rawdatil Majaalis gives 94 bag of sugar to four regions
May 20, 2020, 1:43 PM

As the holy month of Ramadan gets closer to end in the midst of covid-19, the Majmou’atu Rawdatil Majaalis in collaboration with Sheriff Muhammed Sanusi Nano Hydara of Supreme Islamic Council recently donated 94 bags of sugar to three regions and municipality.

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Works minister visits $82m URR roads & bridges Project
Jul 8, 2020, 11:15 AM

The Honourable Minister for Transport, Works and Infrastructure, Bai Lamin Jobe and member of his senior team officials, on Friday 26th June, 2020 visited the ongoing People’s Republic of China (PRC) -Gambia Government sponsored $82 million bridges and roads project under construction in Basse and Fatoto in the Upper River Region of the country.

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Timber dealers distribute food worth half a million dalasi to members
May 11, 2020, 1:21 PM

The Association of Wood Re-Exporters and Forest Users in The Gambia, over the weekend distributed food aid worth half a million dalasis to its members across the country.

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HEPDO, AS give food aid to families
Jun 12, 2020, 1:13 PM

Health Promotion and Development Organisation (HEPDO) and Aging with Smile Initiative (AS) have recently distributed 50 bags of 25kg rice, 50 gallons of cooking oil and packs of detergents to needy families within Kombo North and Kanifing Municipality amid covid-19 pandemic.

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Dutch couple extend largesse to needy Gambian communities
May 20, 2020, 1:31 PM

Aad and Anna Twight-Leeuw, a Dutch couple from Holland based in Bijilo have recently donated some food items to the vulnerable people in Bijilo and Manduar to help ease burden of food shortage during this period of covid-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: AGA Global supports Gambians with rice, sanitary materials
Apr 8, 2020, 3:49 PM

AGA Global Ambassadors UK/Gambia, over the weekend donated 12 bags of 25kg rice to families in various Gambian communities who are currently not able to earn funds to provide food to feed their families during the isolation period of covid-19 pandemic.