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Ex-NIA Director Counters Junglers On Ndure Cham’s Killing

By Mafugi Ceesay Yankuba Badjie, a former director of National Intelligence Agency, has in a communication with The Standard responded to comments made at the TRRC by Junglers about his alleged role in the execution of Col. Ndure Cham, the...

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By Omar Bah Gambia's former vice president, Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang, has claimed that her successor Ousainu Darboe could have stopped her sacking if he had...

Ex-NIA Director Counters Junglers On Ndure Cham’s Killing

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Yankuba Touray’s trial starts

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JSA celebrates founding of School of Journalism

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Singhatey’s day of reckoning nears

By Lamin Cham One of the most talked about and adversely mentioned persons at the Truth Commission, Edward Singhatey is expected to testify later this...

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BB Dabo elected leader of new party

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Yankuba Touray’s trial starts

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Mai Fatty: ‘I will be the next President’

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Turkey-Gambia business delegation meets President Barrow

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