GAMBIE | GAMBIA

24-Apr-2020 to 17:50

Gambia: Markets, banks congested as Ramadan begins

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Markets and banks in the Kanifing Municipality were flooded with customers on Friday as Muslims in the country began fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.

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23-Apr-2020 to 19:22

Gambia: hospitals bare as Covid-19 stigma simmers

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Sick people in The Gambia who would normally head to healthcare centres for medical attention have been avoiding hospitals like the plague for fear of stigmatization over coronavirus.

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19-Apr-2020 to 10:13

African intellectuals write Covid-19 letter to continent's leaders

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Intellectuals from all corners of Africa have co-signed a letter offering guidance to leaders on the continent on how to tackle the spread of the rapacious coronavirus which has killed upwards of 180, 000 people worldwide within the space of four months.

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15-Apr-2020 to 23:13

Rural Gambia: Water scarcities beset anti-Covid crusade

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Water shortage is an unresolved problem in most rural communities in The Gambia but nowhere is this felt worse than in the Central River Region, where the crusade to tackle the coronavirus has hit a snag thanks to a protracted scarcity.

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13-Apr-2020 to 09:50

How Covid-19 turned life upside down!

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — In this article written exclusively for the African Press Agency, Ingram Peters Jnr, a former Gambian journalist now living in the UK captures the state of helplessness attending to the coronavirus pandemic holding the world in a vice-like grip.

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10-Apr-2020 to 20:38

Gambia prohibits export of food stuff over Covid-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has put forward emergency regulation laws which prohibit the smuggling of essential goods mainly food items out of the country.

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10-Apr-2020 to 13:44

Covid-19: Disease, like poverty, does not stay at home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A group of think-tankers from Europe and Africa are drawing global attention to the impact of Coronavirus in Africa which should change global politics.

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