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AIRPORT CHARGES TO GO UP

By Alagie Manneh The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority has announced that it has received the go-ahead from the government to increase passenger service and security charges at the airport, including the introduction of a passenger safety levy. In a letter to stakeholders, the GCAA said the new charges – which will come into effect on May 1st...

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AIRPORT CHARGES TO GO UP

By Alagie Manneh The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority has announced that it has received the go-ahead from the government to increase passenger service and security...

Disabled Federation disagrees with former SG’s calls for ministers’ sacking

By Aisha Tamba The Gambia Federation of the Disabled has yesterday distanced itself from remarks made by its former Secretary General Lamin Manneh. Mr. Manneh in a recent interview with The Standard opined that President Adama...

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Illiassa book launch and festival now starts Friday

After a week's delay to honour the memory of the late Gambian vice president, the people of the historic Baddibu royal settlement of Illiassa...

‘NPP WANTS ME TO CONTEST KMC’

By Omar Bah The Minister of Youth and Sports Bakary Badjie has confirmed that the governing National People's Party has approached him to contest the...

Tears flow as nation bids farewell to VP Joof

By Lamin Cham Vice President Badara Joof was laid to rest yesterday at Banjulinding after a somber and emotional ceremony at the national assembly, where,...

Gov’t to sue contractors over unfinished mini-stadia projects

By Omar Bah The Minister of Youth and Sports, Bakary Badjie has confirmed that the Ministry of Justice has given him the go-ahead to terminate...

‘Stranded ferry Johe had engine failure’

By Alagie Manneh A spokesperson of the Gambia Ports Authority has explained that one of their vessels, the Johe, stranded at sea last week, had...

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GFF FORFEITS WALLIDAN’S POINTS FOR FIELDING ‘UNQUALIFIED’ PLAYER

The Gambia Football Federation has penalised Wallidan FC by forfeiting   3 points and 2 goals from the club after upholding a protest by Gamtel FC, claiming that the Blues fielded an ineligible player (John...

GFF FORFEITS WALLIDAN’S POINTS FOR FIELDING ‘UNQUALIFIED’ PLAYER

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AIRPORT CHARGES TO GO UP

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Touray joins race for NPP KM ticket

By Omar Bah Influential Serekunda politician, Mustapha Touray, who lost to Talib Bensouda in the...

NAM says Auditor General has powers to surcharge officials who mismanaged...

By Omar Bah The National Assembly Member for Upper Saloum has said the Auditor General...

Disabled Federation disagrees with former SG’s calls for ministers’ sacking

By Aisha Tamba The Gambia Federation of the Disabled has yesterday distanced itself from remarks...

Africa needs to learn to feed itself, says Macky Sall

DAKAR, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Africa must produce more food instead of relying on...

GFF mourn Mauritanian football official who died at CHAN

Mauritania Football Federation Second Vice President Mr Pape Amghar Dieng passed away on Tuesday...

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NPP WILL OUTLIVE BARROW’S PRESIDENCY

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6 released in coup plot trial

By Bruce Asemota The Attorney General and Minister of Justice has withdrawn charges against four...

‘Jammeh should be monitored over threats to return and rule again’

By Omar Bah A US-based Gambian criminologist, specialising on law enforcement and national security crisis,...

Migration activist reveals weekly deportation of Gambians from Germany

By Alagie Manneh Migration advocate, Yahya Sonko, has lifted the lid on a supposed weekly...

MRCG hosts 14th edition of West Africa researchers’ conference

By Aisha Tamba The Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia recently concluded a four-day international...

Gambian migrant activist launches book on his experience in Europe

By Olimatou Coker A Gambian migrant activist  Musa Darbo has on Friday launched his first-ever...

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