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Immigration DG says runaway Junglers did not acquire new Gambian document

By Tabora Bojang The director general of the Gambia Immigration Department has dismissed leaked intelligence reports last year suggesting that former members of the Jammeh hit squad the Junglers, who are on the run, have acquired new Gambian identities. An intelligence...

Yankuba threatened to ‘grenade’ NAMs asking about the crude oil saga

By Mafugi Ceesay Demba Dem, a former APRC National Assembly Member who fled the country after he was arrested and tortured yesterday told the TRRC...

Gov’t urged to stop threatening critics

A prominent Gambian human rights activist has called on The Gambia government and its supporters to nip in the bud threats to opposition supporters...

Woman implicates Jarra chief Jarjusey

By Mafugi Ceesay A woman yesterday told the TRRC that she was arrested and detained at the Janjangbureh Prisons for 40 days on the orders...

Immigration DG says runaway Junglers did not acquire new Gambian document

By Tabora Bojang The director general of the Gambia Immigration Department has dismissed leaked intelligence reports last year suggesting that former members of the Jammeh...

Yankuba threatened to ‘grenade’ NAMs asking about the crude oil saga

By Mafugi Ceesay Demba Dem, a former APRC National Assembly Member who fled the country...

Gov’t urged to stop threatening critics

A prominent Gambian human rights activist has called on The Gambia government and its...

Woman implicates Jarra chief Jarjusey

By Mafugi Ceesay A woman yesterday told the TRRC that she was arrested and detained...

Bakau woman dies after fight

By Ebrima 'Bambo' Jallow A woman has reportedly died in Bakau yesterday morning after a fight with another woman residing in the same compound. According to...

Bottrop student’s theft case in court

By Amadou Jadama The accountant at Bottrop Senior Secondary School, Monica Mendy, yesterday testified as the second prosecution witness in the ongoing trial involving Alagie...

Gambian writer selected for 2019 Ebedi Residency Session in Nigeria

Bintou Sanneh, a member of the Gambian Writers Association and youth activist is among four female authors from West Africa currently in Iseyin, Oyo...

PPP New York chapter launched

Press Release The People's Progressive Party New York Chapter unanimously nominated Ms Fatou Njie 'Kinneh' as the secretary general of a newly-established interim committee to...

Ecowas regional workshop on mixed migration opens in Banjul

By Aisha Tamba Delegates from Ecowas member states yesterday commenced a four-day pilot workshop to review the proposed mixed migration strategy that is aimed at...

Gen. Martin Sent on Leave, 6 Soldiers Arrested

By Lamin Cham Brigadier General Alhagie Martin of the Gambia Armed Forces has been sent on administrative leave, military sources told The Standard. According to our...

Bakau woman dies after fight

By Ebrima 'Bambo' Jallow A woman has reportedly died in Bakau yesterday morning after a fight with another woman residing in the same compound. According to...

Bottrop student’s theft case in court

By Amadou Jadama The accountant at Bottrop Senior Secondary School, Monica Mendy, yesterday testified as the second prosecution witness in the ongoing trial involving Alagie...

Gambian writer selected for 2019 Ebedi Residency Session in Nigeria

Bintou Sanneh, a member of the Gambian Writers Association and youth activist is among four female authors from West Africa currently in Iseyin, Oyo...

PPP New York chapter launched

Press Release The People's Progressive Party New York Chapter unanimously nominated Ms Fatou Njie 'Kinneh' as the secretary general of a newly-established interim committee to...

Ecowas regional workshop on mixed migration opens in Banjul

By Aisha Tamba Delegates from Ecowas member states yesterday commenced a four-day pilot workshop to review the proposed mixed migration strategy that is aimed at...

Gen. Martin Sent on Leave, 6 Soldiers Arrested

By Lamin Cham Brigadier General Alhagie Martin of the Gambia Armed Forces has been sent on administrative leave, military sources told The Standard. According to our...

Bakau woman dies after fight

By Ebrima 'Bambo' Jallow A woman has reportedly died in Bakau yesterday morning after a fight with another woman residing in the same compound. According to...

Bottrop student’s theft case in court

By Amadou Jadama The accountant at Bottrop Senior Secondary School, Monica Mendy, yesterday testified as...

Gambian writer selected for 2019 Ebedi Residency Session in Nigeria

Bintou Sanneh, a member of the Gambian Writers Association and youth activist is among...

PPP New York chapter launched

Press Release The People's Progressive Party New York Chapter unanimously nominated Ms Fatou Njie 'Kinneh'...

Ecowas regional workshop on mixed migration opens in Banjul

By Aisha Tamba Delegates from Ecowas member states yesterday commenced a four-day pilot workshop to review the proposed mixed migration strategy that is aimed at...

Gen. Martin Sent on Leave, 6 Soldiers Arrested

By Lamin Cham Brigadier General Alhagie Martin of the Gambia Armed Forces has been sent on administrative leave, military sources told The Standard. According to our...

Avoid electing a bragging president, Darboe tells youths

By Omar Bah The United Democratic Party leader Ousainu Darboe has urged the young people of The Gambia that come 2021, they should go for...

NAMs clash with GRA over Banjul Breweries tax hike

By Tabora Bojang National Assembly Members and the Commissioner General of the Gambia Revenue Authority Yankuba Darboe were involved in a heated debate over the...

D100M KMC waste collection trucks unveiled

 By Amadou Jadama About 20 new garbage collection trucks were unveiled at a ceremony presided over by Mayor Talib Bensouda of the KMC on Saturday. Addressing...

‘Barrow for 5 years’ campaign group launched

By Amadou Jadama Ebrima Sorrie Bah, secretary general of the group calling itself "Barrow for 5-years" campaign has said that they will not support President...

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Gen. Martin Sent on Leave, 6 Soldiers Arrested

By Lamin Cham Brigadier General Alhagie Martin of the Gambia Armed Forces has been sent on administrative leave, military sources told The Standard. According to our...

‘Barrow for 5 years’ campaign group launched

By Amadou Jadama Ebrima Sorrie Bah, secretary general of the group calling itself "Barrow for 5-years" campaign has said that they will not support President...

Woman implicates Jarra chief Jarjusey

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MRC Director talks importance of research in national development

By Ebrima Jallow Prof. Umberto D'Alessandro, Unit Director Medical Research Council The Gambia (MRCG) at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has been...

Panchang village, Darsilammeh Sandu sensitised on democracy, civic rights

By Aisha Tamba The National Council for Civic Education, (NCCE) began its community sensitisation programme in Panchang Village, CRR, engaging natives on democracy, political pluralism,...

‘3 Years Jotna Rival Group Emerges

By Omar Bah A group calling itself 'Barrow for 5 years' campaign has emerged to rival the 3 years Jotna, a rapidly growing activist group...

‘CRC is exploiting Gambian taxpayers’ money’

By Omar Bah Lamin Keita, a Gambian PhD student at the Northwestern University in the US, has condemned the CRC's diaspora travel expenses, describing it...

‘Gambia took a giant step towards seed security’

By Amadou Jadama The Minister of Agriculture, Amie Faburay has said that The Gambia has taken a giant step on the road to seed security. She...

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