07-Nov-2022 to 13:33

Gambia: Syrup victims' parents snub monetary compensation

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian parents and famlies of the child victims of the four contaminated syrups imported from Inida have turned down a $20, 000 compensation by the country's Gender ministry, APA can report form Banjul on Monday.

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19-Oct-2022 to 10:02

Gambian police detain armed robbers

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Police in The Gambia say they have rounded up members of a gang involved in a spate of armed robberies outside the capital Banjul in recent weeks.

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17-Oct-2022 to 09:02

Gambia healthcare system reels from syrup scandal

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Ever since 70 Gambian infants perished after taking four brands of Indian cough syrups contaminated with toxic substances, there has been a decidely grim public fascination with the country's beleaguered healthcare system.

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14-Oct-2022 to 07:05

Gambia fills vacant trade minister portfolio

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia has appointed a new minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment, an appointment which came into effect on Thursday according to a statement by the Office of the President.

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12-Oct-2022 to 09:30

Gambia police impound over 41,000 baby syrup bottles

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Police in The Gambia say they've seized 41, 462 bottles of apparently toxic cough syrups blamed for the death of 69 infants which has caused public consternation.

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11-Oct-2022 to 17:01

Türkiye builds medical oxygen plant in Gambia

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The plant, which is the first one of its kind for hospitals in The Gambia, will meet the daily oxygen needs of the hospital with its daily oxygen generation capacity of 100 cylinders.

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09-Oct-2022 to 17:22

Gambia cough syrup fatalities reach 69

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The death toll linked to some unsafe cough syrups has climbed from 66 to 69, a senior Gambian health official said over the weekend.

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