GAMBIE | GAMBIA

05-Jun-2020 to 19:13

Markets, mosques reopen as Gambia eases Covid restrictions

APA-Banjl (The Gambia) — An atmosphere of rejoicing has trailed an announcement by the government of The Gambia easing some of the partial restrictions on places of worship and markets introduced more than two months ago to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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02-Jun-2020 to 08:42

Gambia: Will police grant request for anti-US demo?

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Under normal circumstances, Gambian activists should expect to be granted a police permit to stage a solidarity demonstration on June 8th against the murder in the United States of African-American George Floyd.

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27-May-2020 to 18:13

Gambia plans repatriation flight for citizens stranded abroad

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government is planning a repatriation flight for its nationals stranded abroad through the course of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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24-May-2020 to 11:44

Gambian police break up eid congregation

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — A unit of the Gambian police has charged down Muslim worshippers as they gathered to mark Eid-ul-Fitr in the village of Brusubi on Sunday morning, briefly detaining its imam.

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23-May-2020 to 09:43

Gambia marks Eid without congregations, festivities

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambians on Saturday observed Eid-ul-Fitr without the usual congregational prayers, pomp and festivity thanks to restrictions aimed at tackling the raging coronavirus pandemic which has so far killed over 338, 000 people worldwide.

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20-May-2020 to 10:11

Gambian leader bypasses MPs, extends emergency period

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow has bypassed the country's "recalcitrant" National Assembly to extend the state of emergency by another 21 days with effect from May 19 in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus.

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17-May-2020 to 13:35

Gambian minister makes sensational Covid-19 corruption claims

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's Health minister, Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has marveled at what he admitted is the sensational level of corruption in the government especially his ministry over funds earmarked to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

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