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Sabally’s appeal against Janneh commission report starts

By Bruce Asemota The Gambia Court of Appeal, presided over by Justice Awa Bah, Justice O.MM Njie and Justice B.V.P. Mahoney yesterday ordered lawyer A. Fatty, counsel for Momodou Sabally to properly advise himself on the appropriate steps to take...

Kandeh Warns Muslim Leaders Against Meddling In Politics

By Omar Bah & Ebrima Jallow The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress, Mamma Kandeh has warned that religious leaders who meddle in politics, could...

EU explains state of funding to Gambia

By Momodou Torp The European Union ambassador, Attila Lajos has clarified that the EU did not promise the Gambia government a donation of 1.45 billion...

‘Binta Nyabally’s TRRC testimony was politically motivated’

Essa Dampha, a political aide of President Barrow has branded as politically motivated and totally misleading Binta Nyabally's testimony at the TRRC, who claimed...

Sabally’s appeal against Janneh commission report starts

By Bruce Asemota The Gambia Court of Appeal, presided over by Justice Awa Bah, Justice O.MM Njie and Justice B.V.P. Mahoney yesterday ordered lawyer A....

Kandeh Warns Muslim Leaders Against Meddling In Politics

By Omar Bah & Ebrima Jallow The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress, Mamma Kandeh...

EU explains state of funding to Gambia

By Momodou Torp The European Union ambassador, Attila Lajos has clarified that the EU did...

‘Binta Nyabally’s TRRC testimony was politically motivated’

Essa Dampha, a political aide of President Barrow has branded as politically motivated and...

PPP explains stance on extension of Barrow’s term

Press release “The People's Progressive Party (PPP), established by ordinary Gambians, pledges to protect and advance the interests and welfare of The Gambia and its...

Gambia For All elects executive

Press release The Constitutive Congress of the Gambia For All (GFA) Party which took place at Djembe Hotel was attended by forty nine delegates out...

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...

Barrow ran to hide in Darboe’s house – witness

TRRC witness Bintou Nyabally has told the TRRC that President Adama Barrow and his long term colleague and friend Lamin Cham have both run...

Tangara hits back at Tambajang

Press release “Since the removal of Madam Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang from office as Vice President, she made numerous unguarded and unfounded allegations against me and other...

‘Darboe could have stopped my sacking’

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...

PPP explains stance on extension of Barrow’s term

Press release “The People's Progressive Party (PPP), established by ordinary Gambians, pledges to protect and advance the interests and welfare of The Gambia and its...

Gambia For All elects executive

Press release The Constitutive Congress of the Gambia For All (GFA) Party which took place at Djembe Hotel was attended by forty nine delegates out...

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...

Barrow ran to hide in Darboe’s house – witness

TRRC witness Bintou Nyabally has told the TRRC that President Adama Barrow and his long term colleague and friend Lamin Cham have both run...

Tangara hits back at Tambajang

Press release “Since the removal of Madam Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang from office as Vice President, she made numerous unguarded and unfounded allegations against me and other...

‘Darboe could have stopped my sacking’

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...

PPP explains stance on extension of Barrow’s term

Press release “The People's Progressive Party (PPP), established by ordinary Gambians, pledges to protect and advance the interests and welfare of The Gambia and its...

Gambia For All elects executive

Press release The Constitutive Congress of the Gambia For All (GFA) Party which took place...

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...

Barrow ran to hide in Darboe’s house – witness

TRRC witness Bintou Nyabally has told the TRRC that President Adama Barrow and his...

Tangara hits back at Tambajang

Press release “Since the removal of Madam Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang from office as Vice President, she made numerous unguarded and unfounded allegations against me and other...

‘Darboe could have stopped my sacking’

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...

Yankuba Touray’s trial starts

By Bruce Asemota The trial of Yankuba Touray, former Junta member has commenced yesterday, before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul. Yankuba Touray...

JSA celebrates founding of School of Journalism

By Momodou Torp Journalism Students' Association of the University of The Gambia's School of Journalism and Digital Media recently staged an event to observe Founders'...

Naatip meets taskforce members to discuss combating human trafficking

By Aisha Tamba The National Agency against Trafficking in Persons (Naatip) last week met members of its taskforce to discuss ways and means of fighting...

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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Yankuba Touray’s trial starts

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Mai Fatty: ‘I will be the next President’

By Omar Bah The leader of the Gambia Moral Congress, Mai Ahmad Fatty has said he will remain relevant in Gambian politics and that he...

BB Dabo elected leader of new party

Former vice president Bakary Bunja Dabo, has been elected as the leader of the newly-formed Gambia For All party. Accepting his election at the party’s...

US congressmen visit Gambia

A congressional delegation from the United States arrived in The Gambia on Sunday for a two-day visit. The U.S. legislators, traveling with the House Democracy...

Gambia to host internal forum to localise UN’s Agenda 2030

Press release The Gambia will host an international forum on the theme localizing the UN Agenda 2030, from October 28 to the 29. The meeting is...

President Barrow receives 3 giant fire engines, other equipment

State House, Banjul, 10th October 2019 - President Adama Barrow on Wednesday, 9th October 2019 received three giant fire fighting trucks and a set...

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General Lamin Bojang Presidential Candidate, Gambia Action Party

With Alagie Manneh In this edition of Bantaba, anchor Alagie Manneh talks to former general and retired diplomat Lamin Bojang who was last week selected...

Fear is feeding more fear

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There is no Plan B

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Basic human needs

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Bakary Bunja Dabo Vice president under Jawara

By Tabora Bojang As the nation continues to mourn the passing away of Sir Dawda Jawara, The Gambia’s first president, The Standard’s Tabora Bojang sat...

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By Lamin Cham A potentially disruptive and even chaotic chapter in our football was averted Sunday when we made it to the Afcon group stages....

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GAMBIA TO PAY D.5M FOR FANS’ MISCONDUCT

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SANYANG BLAZING BELGIAN LEAGUE WITH MORE CONFIDENCE

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After a 5-year absence, Bakau Park comes back to live

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GAMBIA READY FOR DJIBOUTI …. 20-man squad to camp in Istanbul

Coach Tom Saintfiet has released his 20-man squad for the upcoming 2021 Afcon preliminary round qualifiers against Djibouti. This final selection follows the submission of...

GINA BASS MAKES 200METERS FINAL

Gina Bass has become the first Gambian to reach the final of the 200meters sprint at the World Athletics championship. She finished 3rd in...

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The Gambia have place one foot in the group stage of the African Nations...

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Fifa has slammed a fine of over half a million dalasis on The Gambia for the misconduct of its fans during the first leg...

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Letters : Credibility questions for GAP and Gen Lamin Bojang

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What Next, After Djibouti?

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