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Basic human needs

With Aicha Abraham Harold Maslow (1908 – 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of...

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...

Slave of a habit

With Aicha I found a wonderful poem with a deep meaning By Martha Medeiros. It is very long, but I will share the last part...

Responding Jawara’s critics

By Omar Bah Good as he was, Sir Dawda Jawara’s government had serious flaws and failures. As the nation mourns his passing, The Standard senior...

A man of his word

With Aicha From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English A man of his word A man you can trust, who will do what he has promised to do A...

Do we have any use of foreigners?

With Aicha Too many times we hear in my society people complain about ”those foreigners who are coming here taking our jobs!” Yes, we have...

Through yourself you know others

With Aicha As a leader you must dare to trust your co-workers, want to see them grow and develop and enjoy their work. Then you can...

Anarchy leading the Gambia forward?

With Aicha All of you who use gas for cooking know how dangerous it can turn out to be if you don't handle it wisely. The...

Follow the rhythm

With Aicha Everything has a its own rhythm; your heart, the nature, the music you can hear. Your heart beats in a constant pace, you don’t...

Good work pays off

With Aicha Do you have good work ethic? This is a question that everyone with a good conscience should ask themselves sometime. Good work ethic; made...

Am I dumb if I can’t read or write?

The early Greek alphabet was used as an accounting system. Prose and poetry as we know them today did not exist in a written...

The secret of success

With Aicha Singapore, the second smallest country in Asia, a small island country was colonised by the Britain in the 19th century. Singapore was occupied...

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Dear editor, I would like to start by thanking Kerr-Fatou for the wonderful and insightful interview they conducted with VP Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang. The interview was...

On racism and football: time for UEFA to step up

Long before the footballers of Bulgaria and England walked on to the pitch of Sofia's Stadion Vasil Levski on Monday evening, their Euro 2020...

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....

Letters: The lesson that Darboe must learn

Dear editor, Most of us are rooting for the UDP to form the next government of The Gambia. But Darboe must realize that the same people...

The bane of sexual violence

Since the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) began hearing testimonies on sexual violence, harrowing tales have been narrated about how some of our...