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INTER-PARTY SAYS VOTER REGISTER SHOULD BE NULLIFIED: If Senegalese MP’s revelations are true

By Omar Bah & Aisha Tamba The co-chair of the Inter-Party Committee has challenged the Independent Electoral Commission to call for a new voter registration if the claims by a Senegalese MP that most residents of Casamance have acquired Gambian ID Cards are found to be factual. Recently, Hon Oumar Cissé Souvané, a Senegalese parliamentarian, said the...

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INTER-PARTY SAYS VOTER REGISTER SHOULD BE NULLIFIED: If Senegalese MP’s revelations are true

By Omar Bah & Aisha Tamba The co-chair of the Inter-Party Committee has challenged the Independent Electoral Commission to call for a new voter registration...

GPA refutes reports linking it to bribery at Damen Shipyard

Press release The GPA Management has learnt with dismay an online publication purportedly associating the GPA in fraudulent tender practices with DAMEN Shipyards, and in particular that it's staff are complicit in the said fraudulent...

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BUDGET PROPOSES MASSIVE PAY RISE FOR SPEAKER, MEMBERS

By Tabora Bojang The 2023 budget estimates, currently being debated by the National Assembly, have proposed a massive pay and allowance increment for the Speaker...

Barrow predicts next president will be younger

By Alagie Manneh President Adama Barrow has predicted that his successor as president will likely be someone much younger than him. “I have said it before,...

IOU founder Bilal Philips announces 1000 scholarships for Gambia

By Omar Bah The founder of International Open University, Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips, has confirmed to The Standard that he handed 1000 scholarships to...

EU ambassador urges gov’t to stay committed to security sector reforms

By Aisha Tamba The EU Ambassador to The Gambia, Corrado Pampaloni, has urged the government to continue its commitment to Security Sector Reform. Speaking at the...

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By Oumie Mendy Residents of Kotu have expressed anger and disappointment over the Kanifing Municipal Council's lackadaisical approach towards the settlement's dumpsite that caught fire...

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27,000 workers overpaid in Central Bank system migration blunder

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Press release The GPA Management has learnt with dismay an online publication purportedly associating the...

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By Lamin Njie Ministry of Transport Accompanying the President of the Republic Adama Barrow on his...

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