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Dr Amadou Scattred Janneh Academic, ex-minister, UDP stalwart

With Alagie Manneh The Standard: You were born and raised in the sprawling coastal town of Gunjur, what were the circumstances of your childhood and...

Scratch my back, and I’ll scratch yours

With Aisha Jallow Another pompous man is polishing his ego, not understanding that he is actually making a fool of himself. There seems to be...

Talib Bensouda Mayor, Kanifing municipality

With Alagie Manneh Talib Ahmed Bensouda is the mayor of Kanifing municipality. He is the son of top lawyer Amie Bensouda and Ahmed Bensouda, who...

Human parasites

With Aisha Jallow A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host organism and gets its food from or at the expense...

Nick Maurice Founder, Gunjur-Marlborough link

With Sainey Darboe Nick Maurice is the founder of the Gunjur-Marlborough link and former director of Commonwealth organisation Building International Links for Development (BUILD).He was...

Hidden treasures

With Aisha Jallow The Gambian economy is like a pair of worn out pants with holes in its pockets. It doesn't matter how much money...

Edrissa Mass Jobe GCCI president, businessman

With Alagie Manneh When Edrissa Mass Jobe was three, his father, a Banjul cadi, died. But that did not deter him. At 19, Mr Jobe...

Do you want to be a part of the problem……or a part of the solution?

With Aisha Jallow That is what you need to ask, both yourself as well as others. Complaining is very easy, finding solutions requires a creative...

Marie Sock The lady who wants to be The Gambia’s next president

With Alagie Manneh Marie Sock is the lady of the moment. Since announcing last week of her intention to run for the presidency of The...

Black lives matter?

With Aisha Jallow A lot of us have heard and seen the awful news about an African-American man, George Floyd, who was killed by a...

“Gambia cannot afford to vote Barrow out”

With Aisha Jallow In this article I refer to another article, published in this newspaper in May 15. I had to read that article several times...

Ald. Samba Baldeh, First Gambian-American running for State Assembly in US

With Alagie Manneh Ald. Samba Baldeh has never been easily deterred, according to those who know him. He followed his curiosity from Africa to Maddison...

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ARMY READY TO STEP IN COVID FIGHT

By Omar Bah The Ministry of Defense has said the Gambia Armed Forces are ready to offer assistance to the civilian authorities across regional and...

Govt rolls out $31 million project to provide cash for poor households

By Olimatou Coker The National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) recently wrapped up a 20-day training for 85 women and youth entrepreneurs on agro-entrepreneurship. The training was...

Jawara refutes UDP NAMs played politics with Covid-19

By Tabora Bojang The National Assembly Member for Upper Fulladu has reacted to critics who blamed his colleagues in parliament for orchestrating the obstruction to...

QTV refutes claims it favours only selected Islamic preachers

By Momodou Darboe The managing director of QTV has responded to complaints by some religious preachers that they have not been given access to the...

Police arrest more DJs at music show

By Omar Bah Police in the Central River Region have arrested 11 people at Sami Karantaba Tenda,including 2 DJs from Sare Sambel for staging a...