The Standard Newspaper

Fifa asks GFF to clarify executive appointments

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The world football governing body Fifa is reported to have written to the Gambia Football federation seeking clarification on the recent appointments to its executive committee, impeccable sources told The Standard.
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The Gift: Merr Sally's story (or 'The Anj as a Theory of Democracy') Part 2

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The anj belongs to no one, because the anj belongs to everyone. Each party plays their part in the ritual, but the ritual is greater than all involved in it. There will be an anj as long as there are people to provide and prepare and consume, as long as people walk these lands of Jollof and drink of her waters.
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Sabach Sanjal district tourney here again

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Sabackh Sanjal district football championship got underway last weekend. This is the third edition of this inter village football championship with a strong following.
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Strokes

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A stroke usually occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and food and this is either due to fact that the blood supply is blocked or a blood vessel within the brain ruptures.
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Ebola and the risk of losing an entire generation

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As Ebola ravages the West African sub-region, sentiments have become stronger. The Liberian president in a letter to the world through a broadcast has warned that West Africa risks losing an entire generation to an epidemic that is causing a loss in farming among other things.
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The Rice Story: The need for a planned and programmed production approach part 4

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A review must be made of experiences gained in rice production across the country and an analysis of factors contributing to or constraining success...
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