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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...

For the coming generations

With Aicha What kind of future can our coming generations expect to have in the Gambia? Can we feel proud to hand over what we...

Wash my sins away

With Aicha Cleanliness is a foundation of Islam, not only physical but spiritual cleanliness. During the holy month of Ramadan we pray for forgiveness of our...

Poverty kills a lot of talents

With Aicha Some years ago, I lived in the Casamance for some months. I worked at a small hotel, and I was called “Boss Lady”, a...

From your mouth to God’s ear

With Aicha When my children were small I had a special prayer for them, that one day they would appreciate and love each other as...

When the world grows darker around you

By Aisha  I have been watching a film called Guernsey’s litterature and potato peel society. It’s a very strange name on a society, don’t you...

Are you willing to serve and to contribute?

With Aicha The other day I was listening to a podcast of an interview with Susan Shabangu, Minister of Social Development in South Africa (a...

A slide back to the dark days

With Aicha Imagine a life in constant fear, where you never know who is your friend or enemy. Imagine a life where you always turn...

Dei gratia

With Aicha This is Latin, an ancient language, and it means ”By God's grace”. It was in common use very long ago as we can...

Madi Jorbateh Rights activist

With Alagie Manneh Madi Jobarteh is arguably the most vocal resident critic of The Gambia's political leadership. From journalism to activism, Madi has consistently fronted...

Lamin Keita, PhD student

By Omar Bah Lamin Keita is a Gambian PhD student at the Northwestern University in the US. Prior to that he studied at CUNY Manhatta,...

Lamin Waa Juwara Firebrand politician

With Omar Wally Lamin Waa Juwara was born in 1943 in Niamina Dankunku. He did pupilage at Dankunku and Kaur primary schools before proceeding to...

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IEC to decide divided NCP’S fate soon

By Omar Bah The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alieu Momarr Njai has confirmed to The Standard that the commission will very soon decide...

Seedy Njie claims 70% of Gambians support Barrow

By Omar Bah Seedy Njie, one-time information minister and spokesperson of the opposition APRC, who has since switched loyalty to the political agenda of President...

Africell signs ST as brand ambassador

By Lamin Cham Africell last week signed rising Gambian rapper ST Brikama Boyo as its brand ambassador. At a unique ceremony that took the form of...

Police deny freeing a Mauritanian ‘paedophile’

Poliso magazine Reference to a post by online Newspaper What's On-Gambia dated Saturday 10th August with headline '' Cheikh is worse than America's R Kelly!''...

Omar Jammeh wins 2019 youth excellence award

Omar Jammeh has been named winner of The Stone Circle's Youth Excellence Award (YEA) 2019. The award is given in commemoration of the International Youth...