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Number of people vaccinated in The Gambia for COVID-19 tops 20,000

Number of people vaccinated in The Gambia for COVID-19 tops 20,000

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The number of people in The Gambia who have received their first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 crossed the 20,000 mark as of Thursday, according to official figures. The Gambia started rolling out COVID-19 vaccination campaign on March 10, after receiving 36,000 vaccine doses from COVAX, a global alliance […]

Turkey issues international arrest warrant for missing cryptocurrency boss over $2B fraud

Turkey issues international arrest warrant for missing cryptocurrency boss over $2B fraud

EYEAFRICA TV: Ankara, THE GAMBIA:- Turkey issued an international arrest warrant on Friday for the founder of a cryptocurrency exchange who fled with a reported $2 billion in investors’ assets, state media reported. Police also arrested 62 suspects over their relationship with Thodex, a company led by fleeing businessman Faruk Fatih Ozer. Anadolu News Agency […]

Chad holds funeral for late president amid rebel threat

Chad holds funeral for late president amid rebel threat

EYEAFRICA TV:N’Djamena, CHAD:- Chad’s slain President Idriss Deby Itno is being buried Friday near his hometown after a state funeral in the capital, N’Djamena. The country faces an uncertain future. Both opposition leaders and the rebels accused of killing Deby say they aren’t happy with what they say amounts to a coup after power was handed […]

President Barrow to attend Sierra Leone’s 60th independence anniversary

President Barrow to attend Sierra Leone’s 60th independence anniversary

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- Gambia’s President Adama Barrow will attend Sierra Leone’s 60th independence anniversary slated for Tuesday 27th April, the presidency has announced. In a statement, Barrow’s office said: “The Office of The President informs the general public that His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, will travel to […]

At least 100 irregular migrants killed in a shipwreck in Mediterranean Sea

At least 100 irregular migrants killed in a shipwreck in Mediterranean Sea

EYEAFRICA TV: Tripoli, LIBYA:- At least 100 people were killed in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday. “Reports of a shipwreck in the Central Mediterranean where at least 100 lives were lost,” the IOM said on Twitter, sharing the report by French NGO SOS Mediterranee. “Today, after […]

Indonesia: 53 sailors on board missing submarine only have two more days of oxygen left

Indonesia: 53 sailors on board missing submarine only have two more days of oxygen left

EYEAFRICA TV: Jakarta, INDONESIA:- The 53 sailors on board a missing Indonesian submarine only have enough oxygen to last them for two more days. The country’s navy has been searching for the vessel ever since it went missing during a training exercise in waters north of the island of Bali. The 43-year-old sub was conducting […]

Executive Secretary: TRRC to recommend prosecution of certain individuals for human rights violations

Executive Secretary: TRRC to recommend prosecution of certain individuals for human rights violations

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The Executive Secretary of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), Baba Galleh Jallow, said the commission will recommend the prosecution of certain individuals to ensure justice for victims. “Certainly the role of the TRRC is to, after exploring, identifying all kinds of human rights abuses, to make recommendations to […]

Fortieth-day charity: Family, friends offer last Islamic rites for late IGP Mamour Jobe

Fortieth-day charity: Family, friends offer last Islamic rites for late IGP Mamour Jobe

EYEAFRICA TV: Sinchu Alagie, THE GAMBIA:- Today marks 40 days since the former Inspector General of Police, Mamour Jobe passed away. The last Islamic rites after death was offered by family members, friends and cross-section of the community who gathered at his residence in Sinchu Alagie. They also recited the holy Quran and prayed for […]

Different prices in different locations: Government publishes indicative prices of essential commodities

Different prices in different locations: Government publishes indicative prices of essential commodities

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The Government of The Gambia has published indicative prices of essential commodities in different locations across the country to curb skyrocketing price hikes. The hike in the price of basic commodities nationwide has rattled suppliers and consumers, especially the low and middle income earners. Consumers, traders and vendors have blamed […]

Reaching global health milestone: Gambia eliminated trachoma as a public health problem

Reaching global health milestone: Gambia eliminated trachoma as a public health problem

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The Gambia has reached a global health milestone by eliminating devastating eye disease called trachoma as a public health problem, the Heath Ministry announced Tuesday. Trachoma is the world’s leading cause of infectious blindness and is part of a group of conditions known as Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). “The Government […]

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