Top Stories

Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara step up preparations ahead of WAC

Gambian athletes Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara are intensifying their training ahead of the 2019 IAAF World Athletic Championship in Doha, Qatar in few weeks time. The duo is currently in a training camp at IAAF high performance center in...

Security Guard Disappears after Cashing D2.9M Company Check

A security guard, name withheld, of Gamfood Trading, the biggest food importers in the country, has allegedly disappeared with a total of D2, 946,...

TRRC witness attacks Barrow, Tambadou

By Mafugi Ceesay Yusupha Mbye, one of the students shot by Gambian security officers during a demonstration in April 2000, has told the TRRC that...

MOFA briefs foreign diplomats on passport saga

Press release The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Monday convened a briefing session with members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps,...

Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara step up preparations ahead of WAC

Gambian athletes Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara are intensifying their training ahead of the 2019 IAAF World Athletic Championship in Doha, Qatar in few...

Security Guard Disappears after Cashing D2.9M Company Check

A security guard, name withheld, of Gamfood Trading, the biggest food importers in the...

TRRC witness attacks Barrow, Tambadou

By Mafugi Ceesay Yusupha Mbye, one of the students shot by Gambian security officers during...

MOFA briefs foreign diplomats on passport saga

Press release The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Monday convened a...

Gov’t gets contractor to manage International Gateway

By Tabora Bojang The Gambia government is set to sign a contract with an international technology firm to manage the International Gateway monitoring system of...

CERHI, others look to establish youth-focused NGO in Gambia

By Zainab Sesay The Gambian alumni Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), last week closed a two-day workshop for needs assessment on the...

National youth policy validated

By Tabora Bojang A new national youth policy for The Gambia, 2019-2028, was validated Thursday in Kololi. It is the fourth 10-year policy of the government...

Naccug to support 15 young Gambian entrepreneurs

By Olimatou Coker National Association of Cooperative Credit Union of the Gambia (Naccug), in partnership with Savings Bank Foundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC), are set...

Jammeh gets life ban, faces criminal trial

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has published its white paper on the Janneh Commission report which looked into the financial activities of former president...

Justice Minister explains diplomatic passport request

By Omar Bah The Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou has officially reacted to criticisms over his decision to request diplomatic passports for five members of...

Gov’t gets contractor to manage International Gateway

By Tabora Bojang The Gambia government is set to sign a contract with an international technology firm to manage the International Gateway monitoring system of...

CERHI, others look to establish youth-focused NGO in Gambia

By Zainab Sesay The Gambian alumni Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), last week closed a two-day workshop for needs assessment on the...

National youth policy validated

By Tabora Bojang A new national youth policy for The Gambia, 2019-2028, was validated Thursday in Kololi. It is the fourth 10-year policy of the government...

Naccug to support 15 young Gambian entrepreneurs

By Olimatou Coker National Association of Cooperative Credit Union of the Gambia (Naccug), in partnership with Savings Bank Foundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC), are set...

Jammeh gets life ban, faces criminal trial

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has published its white paper on the Janneh Commission report which looked into the financial activities of former president...

Justice Minister explains diplomatic passport request

By Omar Bah The Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou has officially reacted to criticisms over his decision to request diplomatic passports for five members of...

Gov’t gets contractor to manage International Gateway

By Tabora Bojang The Gambia government is set to sign a contract with an international technology firm to manage the International Gateway monitoring system of...

CERHI, others look to establish youth-focused NGO in Gambia

By Zainab Sesay The Gambian alumni Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), last...

National youth policy validated

By Tabora Bojang A new national youth policy for The Gambia, 2019-2028, was validated Thursday...

Naccug to support 15 young Gambian entrepreneurs

By Olimatou Coker National Association of Cooperative Credit Union of the Gambia (Naccug), in partnership...

Jammeh gets life ban, faces criminal trial

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has published its white paper on the Janneh Commission report which looked into the financial activities of former president...

Justice Minister explains diplomatic passport request

By Omar Bah The Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou has officially reacted to criticisms over his decision to request diplomatic passports for five members of...

Gov’t concern over leakage of state documents

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has expressed concern over the continued leakage of secrets government documents before they are due for public consumption. Specifically referring...

3 Years Jotna asks Barrow to keep promise

By Omar Bah The 3-Years Jotna, a rapidly growing activist group calling for President Adama Barrow to respect his campaign promise to step down after...

4 drown at Kololi beach

By Omar Bah At least four boys have been confirmed dead after they drowned at Kololi beach yesterday, police spokesman ASP Njie told The Standard. “We...

ICC trains TRRC staff, police officers on witness protection

Select staff of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) and some close protection officers of The Gambia Police Force have benefitted from a...

More From Standard

Jammeh gets life ban, faces criminal trial

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has published its white paper on the Janneh Commission report which looked into the financial activities of former president...

3 Years Jotna asks Barrow to keep promise

By Omar Bah The 3-Years Jotna, a rapidly growing activist group calling for President Adama Barrow to respect his campaign promise to step down after...

Justice Minister explains diplomatic passport request

By Omar Bah The Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou has officially reacted to criticisms over his decision to request diplomatic passports for five members of...

Gov’t concern over leakage of state documents

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has expressed concern over the continued leakage of secrets government documents before they are due for public consumption. Specifically referring...

4 drown at Kololi beach

By Omar Bah At least four boys have been confirmed dead after they drowned at Kololi beach yesterday, police spokesman ASP Njie told The Standard. “We...

Tribute to a bosom friend: Dr Peter Da Costa

By Omar Ousman Jobe Fifi and I started together in Gambia High School. I was coming from Campama Primary School and he from Methodist Prep. We...

Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to the general public for narrowly missing out on the group...

Janneh Commission indicts dozens

Scores of institutions and former public officials including senior government officials and close associates of former president Yahya Jammeh have been indicted by the...

Another Resignation at OIC Gambia

There has been another resignation at the Gambia Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC Gambia, the body tasked to coordinate the hosting...

US applauds release of Janneh Commission report

The United States government has applauded the release of the report of the Janneh Commission of Inquiry by the Government of The Gambia. The report,...

Gambia President invites Qatari investors

The President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, called on Qatari businessmen to invest in his country and benefit from the opportunities it offers in...

New solar milling machine elates Sutukoba

By Amadou Jadama in URR More than D540, 000 solar milling machine for Sutukoba women, was inaugurated last Saturday in Sutukoba village in Wuli East,...

Janneh Commission indicts dozens

Scores of institutions and former public officials including senior government officials and close associates of former president Yahya Jammeh have been indicted by the...

Veep launches 3 million euro women’s fund

By Amadou Jadama Vice president Isatou Touray yesterday launched the 3 million Euros Women Enterprise Fund at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. The project is under the...

Latest Videos

video
video

Bantaba

Bakary Bunja Dabo Vice president under Jawara

By Tabora Bojang As the nation continues to mourn the passing away of Sir Dawda Jawara, The Gambia’s first president, The Standard’s Tabora Bojang sat...

Slave of a habit

With Aicha I found a wonderful poem with a deep meaning By Martha Medeiros. It...

Responding Jawara’s critics

By Omar Bah Good as he was, Sir Dawda Jawara’s government had serious flaws and...

A man of his word

With Aicha From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English A man of his word A man you can...

Do we have any use of foreigners?

With Aicha Too many times we hear in my society people complain about ”those foreigners who are coming here taking our jobs!” Yes, we have...

Through yourself you know others

With Aicha As a leader you must dare to trust your co-workers, want to see them grow and develop and enjoy their work. Then you can...

Anarchy leading the Gambia forward?

With Aicha All of you who use gas for cooking know how dangerous it can turn out to be if you don't handle it wisely. The...

Follow the rhythm

With Aicha Everything has a its own rhythm; your heart, the nature, the music you can hear. Your heart beats in a constant pace, you don’t...

Good work pays off

With Aicha Do you have good work ethic? This is a question that everyone with a good conscience should ask themselves sometime. Good work ethic; made...

Am I dumb if I can’t read or write?

The early Greek alphabet was used as an accounting system. Prose and poetry as we know them today did not exist in a written...

Bakary Bunja Dabo Vice president under Jawara

By Tabora Bojang As the nation continues to mourn the passing away of Sir Dawda Jawara, The Gambia’s first president, The Standard’s Tabora Bojang sat...

Slave of a habit

With Aicha I found a wonderful poem with a deep meaning By Martha Medeiros. It...

Responding Jawara’s critics

By Omar Bah Good as he was, Sir Dawda Jawara’s government had serious flaws and...

A man of his word

With Aicha From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English A man of his word A man you can...

Do we have any use of foreigners?

With Aicha Too many times we hear in my society people complain about ”those foreigners who are coming here taking our jobs!” Yes, we have...

Through yourself you know others

With Aicha As a leader you must dare to trust your co-workers, want to see them grow and develop and enjoy their work. Then you can...

Anarchy leading the Gambia forward?

With Aicha All of you who use gas for cooking know how dangerous it can turn out to be if you don't handle it wisely. The...

Follow the rhythm

With Aicha Everything has a its own rhythm; your heart, the nature, the music you can hear. Your heart beats in a constant pace, you don’t...

Good work pays off

With Aicha Do you have good work ethic? This is a question that everyone with a good conscience should ask themselves sometime. Good work ethic; made...

Am I dumb if I can’t read or write?

The early Greek alphabet was used as an accounting system. Prose and poetry as we know them today did not exist in a written...

Sports

Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to the general public for narrowly missing out on the group...

GINA BASS IS AFRICAN SPORTS MAGAZINE’S ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gina Bass of The Gambia, winner of the women's 200 meters gold medal at...

PRESIDENT BARROW INSPIRED BY QATAR’S 2022 WORLD CUP PLANS

Press release Following a conducted tour of facilities being built ahead of the 2022 FIFA...

GNOC PREXY SHARES AFRICAN GAME SUCCESS WITH BARROW

Dodou (Capy) Joof, president the Gambia National Olympic Committee GNOC, has told president Adama...

President Barrow presents plots, cash to gold winning African Games team

President Barrow has presented title deeds to Gina Bass and other gold medalists from the Mens' beach Volleyball and their officials as well as...

Meeting President Barrow

By Cherno Baba Jallow Almost two years ago this month, I became an unexpected guest of the Gambian President Adama Barrow during his first trip...

SCORPIONS READY TO STING ANGOLA TOMORROW

The country is expected to be at standstill tomorrow evening with everyone trooping to the Stadium or glued to TV screens to watch the...

GNOC boss cries as Gina Bass presents medals

The President of Gambia National Olympic Committee Alagie Dodou Capi Joof could not hold his tears on Monday as he received African 200m champion...

GINA BASS, OTHERS TO MEET PRESIDENT BARROW TODAY

President Adama Barrow will this morning receive Gambian athletics sensation Gina Bass and the rest of the Gambian team to the just ended African...

Gambian wins 200M African title

Gambian track queen Gina Bass, has become the fastest woman in Africa in the 200m sprint. The Gambian beat African champion Marie Josée Ta Lou...

Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to the general public for narrowly missing out on the group...

GINA BASS IS AFRICAN SPORTS MAGAZINE’S ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gina Bass of The Gambia, winner of the women's 200 meters gold medal at...

PRESIDENT BARROW INSPIRED BY QATAR’S 2022 WORLD CUP PLANS

Press release Following a conducted tour of facilities being built ahead of the 2022 FIFA...

GNOC PREXY SHARES AFRICAN GAME SUCCESS WITH BARROW

Dodou (Capy) Joof, president the Gambia National Olympic Committee GNOC, has told president Adama...

President Barrow presents plots, cash to gold winning African Games team

President Barrow has presented title deeds to Gina Bass and other gold medalists from the Mens' beach Volleyball and their officials as well as...

Meeting President Barrow

By Cherno Baba Jallow Almost two years ago this month, I became an unexpected guest of the Gambian President Adama Barrow during his first trip...

SCORPIONS READY TO STING ANGOLA TOMORROW

The country is expected to be at standstill tomorrow evening with everyone trooping to the Stadium or glued to TV screens to watch the...

GNOC boss cries as Gina Bass presents medals

The President of Gambia National Olympic Committee Alagie Dodou Capi Joof could not hold his tears on Monday as he received African 200m champion...

GINA BASS, OTHERS TO MEET PRESIDENT BARROW TODAY

President Adama Barrow will this morning receive Gambian athletics sensation Gina Bass and the rest of the Gambian team to the just ended African...

Gambian wins 200M African title

Gambian track queen Gina Bass, has become the fastest woman in Africa in the 200m sprint. The Gambian beat African champion Marie Josée Ta Lou...

Opinions

Failed politics of unscrupulous reformers and looters

By Dr. Foday J. Darboe The Gambia's future is beginning to look like its vile past. The political and economic euphoria that so many yearned...

Letters:Barrow should take Janneh Commission Report before the National Assembly

Dear editor, The Janneh Commission Report is a national document that came out of major...

The diplomatic passport saga

Dr Ousman Gajigo The Gambia has been abuzz with the scandal of a large number...

Letter to the MD, Gambia Ports Authority

Dear sir, With much worry and concern, I write to draw your attention to the...

Failed politics of unscrupulous reformers and looters

By Dr Foday J Darboe The Gambia's future is beginning to look like its vile past. The political and economic euphoria that so many yearned for...

From 37 to 7 souls unlawfully Jailed Why we need to check the police and the court!

By Madi Jobarteh In our Republic the power to enforce the law falls on the justice delivery system first and foremost which comprises the police...

Letters: Diplomatic passports are too important for one person’s decision

  Dear editor, I just read somewhere that Government Spokesman Ebrima Sankareh said Adama Barrow is the singular permitting authority for diplomatic passports. It seems to me...

Revolution or protest: legality and illegality in a democracy

By Lawyer Ibrahim Jallow ESq., There is a world of difference between a revolution and a protest. The first connotes the involvement of violence and an...

Letters: Drowning in our own negativity

Even a half dose of the current obsession of the Gambian media - both new and traditional - can turn an optimist into a...

Urgent action is necessary to sanitize diplomatic passport saga

It is indeed disappointing and outrageous that such national documents as diplomatic passports could be given to family members of ministers. That does not tell...

Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to the general public for narrowly missing out on the group...

GINA BASS IS AFRICAN SPORTS MAGAZINE’S ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gina Bass of The Gambia, winner of the women's 200 meters gold medal at...

PRESIDENT BARROW INSPIRED BY QATAR’S 2022 WORLD CUP PLANS

Press release Following a conducted tour of facilities being built ahead of the 2022 FIFA...

GNOC PREXY SHARES AFRICAN GAME SUCCESS WITH BARROW

Dodou (Capy) Joof, president the Gambia National Olympic Committee GNOC, has told president Adama...

President Barrow presents plots, cash to gold winning African Games team

President Barrow has presented title deeds to Gina Bass and other gold medalists from the Mens' beach Volleyball and their officials as well as...

Meeting President Barrow

By Cherno Baba Jallow Almost two years ago this month, I became an unexpected guest of the Gambian President Adama Barrow during his first trip...

SCORPIONS READY TO STING ANGOLA TOMORROW

The country is expected to be at standstill tomorrow evening with everyone trooping to the Stadium or glued to TV screens to watch the...

GNOC boss cries as Gina Bass presents medals

The President of Gambia National Olympic Committee Alagie Dodou Capi Joof could not hold his tears on Monday as he received African 200m champion...

GINA BASS, OTHERS TO MEET PRESIDENT BARROW TODAY

President Adama Barrow will this morning receive Gambian athletics sensation Gina Bass and the rest of the Gambian team to the just ended African...

Gambian wins 200M African title

Gambian track queen Gina Bass, has become the fastest woman in Africa in the 200m sprint. The Gambian beat African champion Marie Josée Ta Lou...

Incase You Missed It

Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara step up preparations ahead of...

Gambian athletes Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara are intensifying their training ahead of the...

Failed politics of unscrupulous reformers and looters

By Dr. Foday J. Darboe The Gambia's future is beginning to look like its vile...

Global finance and economic news The IMF post-Lagarde: How to keep...

Momodou Camara (Acca) On 12 September, Christine Lagarde steps down as Managing Director of the...

Security Guard Disappears after Cashing D2.9M Company Check

A security guard, name withheld, of Gamfood Trading, the biggest food importers in the...

TRRC witness attacks Barrow, Tambadou

By Mafugi Ceesay Yusupha Mbye, one of the students shot by Gambian security officers during...

MOFA briefs foreign diplomats on passport saga

Press release The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Monday convened a...

Gov’t gets contractor to manage International Gateway

By Tabora Bojang The Gambia government is set to sign a contract with an international...

CERHI, others look to establish youth-focused NGO in Gambia

By Zainab Sesay The Gambian alumni Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), last...

Letters:Barrow should take Janneh Commission Report before the National Assembly

Dear editor, The Janneh Commission Report is a national document that came out of major...

Tracing Mugabe’s legacy

This name evokes emotions of anger, hatred, regret and revulsion to many. Yet it is...

National youth policy validated

By Tabora Bojang A new national youth policy for The Gambia, 2019-2028, was validated Thursday...

Naccug to support 15 young Gambian entrepreneurs

By Olimatou Coker National Association of Cooperative Credit Union of the Gambia (Naccug), in partnership...

Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to...

Tribute to a bosom friend: Dr Peter Da Costa

By Omar Ousman Jobe Fifi and I started together in Gambia High School. I was coming...

Jammeh gets life ban, faces criminal trial

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has published its white paper on the Janneh Commission...

Justice Minister explains diplomatic passport request

By Omar Bah The Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou has officially reacted to criticisms over...

Gov’t concern over leakage of state documents

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has expressed concern over the continued leakage of secrets...

3 Years Jotna asks Barrow to keep promise

By Omar Bah The 3-Years Jotna, a rapidly growing activist group calling for President Adama...

4 drown at Kololi beach

By Omar Bah At least four boys have been confirmed dead after they drowned at...

ICC trains TRRC staff, police officers on witness protection

Select staff of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) and some close protection...