GAMBIE | GAMBIA

07-Aug-2020 to 09:26

Gambia curfew follows spike in Covid-19 cases

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — An unrelenting wave of coronavirus cases in The Gambia has prompted the introduction of a night-time curfew, the first since emergency restrictions came into force, APA can report on Friday.

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04-Aug-2020 to 12:55

Gambia's Covid-19 cases: "From a trickle in March to a torrent in August"

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — From a solitary case in March, Gambia's coronavirus infections have morphed into a torrent over a five-month period, statistics from the country's health officials seem to suggest.

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29-Jul-2020 to 17:17

Gambian leader in isolation as VP contracts Covid-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian vice-president Dr. Isatou Touray has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting President Adama Barrow to go into self-isolation, a statement from his office revealed on Wednesday.

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29-Jul-2020 to 10:07

Covid-19: Gambians debate use of face masks

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A fierce debate is raging in The Gambia over the effectiveness of using face masks as a means of curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

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24-Jul-2020 to 09:48

Covid-19: Gambia makes wearing face masks compulsory

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia has made the wearing of face masks in public compulsory with effect from Friday, July 24, as the country witness a spike in coronavirus cases.

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20-Jul-2020 to 00:41

Gambian football legend Biri dies

APA-Banjul (The Gamba) — Gambia's legendary footballer Momodou Njie (Biri) has died in the Senegalese capital Dakar at the age of 72, his former Spanish side Sevilla confirmed on Sunday.

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09-Jul-2020 to 20:36

German police raid homes of suspected Jammeh hitmen

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Investigators in Germany have arrested and detained seven self-confessed henchmen of former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh linked to gross human rights violations over a 22-year period, APA can report on Thursday quoting the German investigative website tagesschau.

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