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GOV’T CONSTITUTES ATI COMMISSION

The Standard has been reliably informed that the Gambia government has established the Access To Information Commission which will have oversight function to implement the ATI  law. The National Assembly passed the ATI Bill in July 2021, which was assented to by President Barrow, making it the first time in history The Gambia legally recognises access...
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GOV’T CONSTITUTES ATI COMMISSION

The Standard has been reliably informed that the Gambia government has established the Access To Information Commission which will have oversight function to implement...

King Colley, NRA director disagree on using speed bumps to curb accidents

By Tabora Bojang The commissioner of Mobile Traffic, Lamin King Colley, has argued that the only way road traffic accidents can be mitigated in The Gambia is to cosnstruct speed bumps across all major roads. Growing...

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Minister says Barrow’s tolerance is keeping Gambia united

By Omar Bah The Minister for Environment, Climate Change, and Natural Resources has said that President Adama Barrow's tolerance is knitting The Gambia together. She said...

British International School Gambia achieves COBIS member school status

The British International School Gambia (BISG) has made history by becoming The Gambia's first school to attain COBIS Member School (Compliance) status, marking a...

Man sentenced to 10yrs for killing brother

By Bruce Asemota Vincent Gomez, a resident of New Jeshwang, was yesterday sentenced to ten years imprisonment for manslaughter. The prosecution said Vincent on 13th January,...

Environ Minister vows to set ‘example’ of persons complicit in selling Manduar forest

By Tabora Bojang Environment minister Rohey-John Manjang has vowed to “set an example” of all persons involved in the illegal encroachment and selling of lands...

GAMTEL’S INT’L GATEWAY REVENUE DROPPED BY D700M AFTER LIBERALISATION

MD explains to lawmakers how national telco declined By Tabora Bojang Gamtel managing director, Lamin Tunkara, has informed lawmakers that the company's viability was significantly threatened...

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Counting the costs: How FGM/C impedes The Gambia’s economic growth

By Chege Ngugi, Africa Regional Director, ChildFund International Fatou Bensouda – a name that is loved across the world. She is celebrated as the first African woman to serve as Chief Prosecutor of the International...

MINTEH COULD BE SOLD IF AGOOD OFFER IS RECEIVED

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Fatu explains contract with gov’t

By Tabora Bojang The proprietor of The Fatu Network has said she has no regrets...

Importers bemoan ‘500%’ duty increase on cement from Senegal via land

The Gambia Association of Cement Importers has issued a statement claiming that the Gambia...

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$300,000 in business grants awarded to 18 women

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French Diplomat meets UDP leader Darboe

By Omar Bah The Head of the French Diplomatic Mission in The Gambia, Ambassador Jean-Charles...

UTG Governing Council briefs President Barrow ahead of convocation

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MAJaC launches project to promote responsible journalism

By Fatou Saho The Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC), in its quest to...

African Child Policy Forum calls for withdrawal of bill seeking to...

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