02-May-2020 to 10:31

Covid-19 mutes Labour Day across Africa

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — There has been an unmistakably different feel to this year's International Labour Day across Africa where lockdowns against the spread of the deadly coronavirus meant there were muted celebrations throughout the continent.

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29-Apr-2020 to 11:58

Covid-19: Gambia's ex Interior minister in self-isolation

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A former Interior minister in The Gambia has said he is going under self-isolation over fears of contracting the coronavirus after returning to the country recently, APA can report on Wednesday.

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29-Apr-2020 to 00:44

Covid-19: Social distancing informs Gambia prisoner pardon

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Despite scant regard for social distancing from the Gambian public to stop the spread of coronavirus, the government says it is decongesting its overcrowded prisons and minimise the risk of infections from within and without.

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27-Apr-2020 to 21:23

Gambian president appoints three new army commanders

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow has appointed three top commanders to different command positions of the country's armed forces, a statement from the Defense ministry revealed on Monday.

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25-Apr-2020 to 22:22

Gambia announces Covid-19 response food package

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has shipped in a large consignment of rice and sugar to ease the livelihood challenges of the citizenry amid Covid-19 lock down.

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25-Apr-2020 to 17:11

China releases 11 Gambians from quarantine

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, has announced that some eleven Gambians quarantined in the Chinese city of Guanzhou had been freed.

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25-Apr-2020 to 17:01

Gambia gets $21.3m IMF credit to tackle Covid-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian government has secured some 21.3 Million dollar credit facility from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to complement Covid-19 containment measures in the country.

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