GAMBIE | GAMBIA

20-Oct-2020 to 08:38

Gambia: No ferry crossings for a month as landing bridges installed

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — There will be a month-long interruption to ferry services between the Gambian capital Banjul and the riverside town of Barra as landing bridges on both banks are installed, APA can report on Tuesday.

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15-Oct-2020 to 10:58

Gambia relaxes Covid-19 measures

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has relaxed health safety regulations against the spread of the coronavirus, declaring the opening of public places including hotels, bars, restaurants, museums, and gymnasia throughout country on Thursday.

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12-Oct-2020 to 11:57

Gambia reopens schools Wednesday

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian schools are set to reopen later this week seven months after an outbreak of the coronavirus prompted the government to shut down all learning institutions across the country.

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01-Oct-2020 to 21:36

Gambia: Barrow appoints new Trade minister, bank governor

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — President Adama Barrow on Thursday appointed Mr. Bakary Jammeh as his country's new Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration, and Employment, twenty-four hours after his predecessor was sacked by the Gambian leader.

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30-Sep-2020 to 17:33

Gambian leader sacks two cabinet ministers

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's president Adama Barrow has sacked ministers of Trade Industry and Regional Integration, and Youth and Sports, appointing their replacements on Wednesday.

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23-Sep-2020 to 09:15

Shock, outrage as Gambian MPs shoot down draft constitution bill

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — This is general shock and outrage in The Gambia after parliamentarians failed to back a proposed draft constitution that would have replaced the one which has been in force since 1997, APA can report on Wednesday.

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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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