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TRRC: Skeletons Exhumed From Nov.11 Mass Graves

By Lamin Cham & Mafugi Ceesay After two weeks of search, investigators from the TRRC fished out skeletal remains of 7 people believed to be among the soldiers summarily executed by the notorious AFPRC junta in November 1994. According to sources...

Barrow still part of the coalition – DPPR

By Omar Bah Director of press and public relations at the Office of the President, Amie Bojang Sissoho has told journalists at a press conference...

PRESS RELEASE: Standard Chartered Bank unveils refurbished McCarthy Square roundabout

The Standard Chartered Bank on Tuesday officially unveiled the newly refurbished McCarthy Square Roundabout in Banjul. The bank intervened to give a facelift to the...

Ex-junta spokesman Jallow rebuts TRRC

Former junta spokesman Ebou Jallow, has written a rebuttal shared with The Standard regarding the recent revelations at the Commission. The statement is reproduced below: “On...

TRRC: Skeletons Exhumed From Nov.11 Mass Graves

By Lamin Cham & Mafugi Ceesay After two weeks of search, investigators from the TRRC fished out skeletal remains of 7 people believed to be...

Barrow still part of the coalition – DPPR

By Omar Bah Director of press and public relations at the Office of the President,...

PRESS RELEASE: Standard Chartered Bank unveils refurbished McCarthy Square roundabout

The Standard Chartered Bank on Tuesday officially unveiled the newly refurbished McCarthy Square Roundabout...

Ex-junta spokesman Jallow rebuts TRRC

Former junta spokesman Ebou Jallow, has written a rebuttal shared with The Standard regarding...

Sukuta Wannsee marks 30th anniversary

By Fatoumata Joof It's a big year for Sukuta Wannsee Basic Cycle School as crowd of hundreds of friends and supporters joined the school to...

Trade fair hailed as ‘biggest exhibition’ event in Gambia’

By Aisha Tamba & Zainab Sesay Trade Fair Gambia International has received plaudits as the biggest exhibition event in The Gambia. The praise comes from Muhammad...

National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) visits Volta region

By Maimuna Sey-Jawo A high-level delegation from the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) paid a visit to Ghana's Commission to understudy its civic education...

POLITICS: UDP Explains Position On MOU

Amid renewed flurry of activities and speculation over the future of the Coalition, Almamy Fanding Taal, the spokesman of the United Democratic Party, which...

Bajo denies covering up Jammeh over Koro’s death

By Tabora Bojang Former co-opted junta member and minister of Interior under the AFPRC, Lamin Kaba Bajo yesterday shocked the TRRC when he said he...

Car crash kills 2 in URR

By Olimatou Coker Two people died in a tragic car accident near Sare Sotuma in the URR, police sources confirmed to The Standard. According to eye-witnesses,...

Sukuta Wannsee marks 30th anniversary

By Fatoumata Joof It's a big year for Sukuta Wannsee Basic Cycle School as crowd of hundreds of friends and supporters joined the school to...

Trade fair hailed as ‘biggest exhibition’ event in Gambia’

By Aisha Tamba & Zainab Sesay Trade Fair Gambia International has received plaudits as the biggest exhibition event in The Gambia. The praise comes from Muhammad...

National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) visits Volta region

By Maimuna Sey-Jawo A high-level delegation from the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) paid a visit to Ghana's Commission to understudy its civic education...

POLITICS: UDP Explains Position On MOU

Amid renewed flurry of activities and speculation over the future of the Coalition, Almamy Fanding Taal, the spokesman of the United Democratic Party, which...

Bajo denies covering up Jammeh over Koro’s death

By Tabora Bojang Former co-opted junta member and minister of Interior under the AFPRC, Lamin Kaba Bajo yesterday shocked the TRRC when he said he...

Car crash kills 2 in URR

By Olimatou Coker Two people died in a tragic car accident near Sare Sotuma in the URR, police sources confirmed to The Standard. According to eye-witnesses,...

Sukuta Wannsee marks 30th anniversary

By Fatoumata Joof It's a big year for Sukuta Wannsee Basic Cycle School as crowd of hundreds of friends and supporters joined the school to...

Trade fair hailed as ‘biggest exhibition’ event in Gambia’

By Aisha Tamba & Zainab Sesay Trade Fair Gambia International has received plaudits as the...

National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) visits Volta region

By Maimuna Sey-Jawo A high-level delegation from the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) paid...

POLITICS: UDP Explains Position On MOU

Amid renewed flurry of activities and speculation over the future of the Coalition, Almamy...

Bajo denies covering up Jammeh over Koro’s death

By Tabora Bojang Former co-opted junta member and minister of Interior under the AFPRC, Lamin Kaba Bajo yesterday shocked the TRRC when he said he...

Car crash kills 2 in URR

By Olimatou Coker Two people died in a tragic car accident near Sare Sotuma in the URR, police sources confirmed to The Standard. According to eye-witnesses,...

Yankuba, FJC get High Court bail

By Omar Bah A team of High Court judges led by Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay yesterday granted bail to Yankuba Touray and Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay. The two...

Paramount Chief says State House meeting not political

By Mafugi Ceesay Muhammed Lamin Bojang, the Paramount Chief of Kombo North who was among the crowd that visited President Barrow to pledge loyalty to...

ICC rejects targeting only African leaders

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, has shrugged off allegations that the Hague-based court is targeting African leaders. Addressing West African journalists at the Hague recently, she...

WHO, ministry examine findings of health sector assessment report

By Olimatou Coker The UN agency for international public health, WHO, and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Monday organised a meeting to discuss...

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UN says Gambia must avoid losing gains

By Omar Bah The United Nations country representative, Ms. Seraphine Wakana has told a high level meeting designed to assess Gambia's 814 days after Jammeh's...

Ex-junta spokesman Jallow rebuts TRRC

Former junta spokesman Ebou Jallow, has written a rebuttal shared with The Standard regarding the recent revelations at the Commission. The statement is reproduced below: “On...

POLITICS: UDP Explains Position On MOU

Amid renewed flurry of activities and speculation over the future of the Coalition, Almamy Fanding Taal, the spokesman of the United Democratic Party, which...

Barrow still part of the coalition – DPPR

By Omar Bah Director of press and public relations at the Office of the President, Amie Bojang Sissoho has told journalists at a press conference...

TRRC: Skeletons Exhumed From Nov.11 Mass Graves

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PRESS RELEASE: Standard Chartered Bank unveils refurbished McCarthy Square roundabout

The Standard Chartered Bank on Tuesday officially unveiled the newly refurbished McCarthy Square Roundabout in Banjul. The bank intervened to give a facelift to the...

Paramount Chief says State House meeting not political

By Mafugi Ceesay Muhammed Lamin Bojang, the Paramount Chief of Kombo North who was among the crowd that visited President Barrow to pledge loyalty to...

Car crash kills 2 in URR

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National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) visits Volta region

By Maimuna Sey-Jawo A high-level delegation from the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) paid a visit to Ghana's Commission to understudy its civic education...

Red Cross completes training on refugee protection, stateless persons

A training of at least 45 volunteers and staff of The Gambia Red Cross...

Symposium on Intellectual Property education underway

By Fatoumata Joof A national symposium on Intellectual Property (IP) education began Monday at the...

PDOIS Slams Coalition Talks

By Omar Bah The People's Democratic Organization for Independence and Socialism, PDOIS, a pioneering member...

UN says Gambia must avoid losing gains

By Omar Bah The United Nations country representative, Ms. Seraphine Wakana has told a high...

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The President of the Sports Journalists' Association of The Gambia (SJAG), Mr Musa Sise, on Friday met Sports minister, Mr. Hadrammeh Sidibeh to brief...

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