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Essa Dampha Surrogate for President Barrow

With Alagie Manneh Essa Dampha developed a passion for politics at an early age and has supported several political parties. A native of Faraba, Kombo...

3 Years Jotna

With Aicha Time flies fast, it's already October and at this time of the year, The Gambia would normally be buzzing with activities everywhere. The...

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

With Aicha Too many African leaders are holding back their citizens through fear, fear of violence, imprisonment on vague reasons, executions disguised as death sentences...

Sarjo Touray Minister in the First Republic

With Alagie Manneh Sorjo Touray was a First Republic MP. A former teacher, he did his Masters in England, UK, and studied curriculum development at Ibadan...

Dissatisfaction can be muted, but never silenced

With Aicha Dissatisfaction bubbles under the surface like hot lava. No one notices it at the beginning, but the heat gets stronger and suddenly the lava...

There is no Plan B

With Aicha Dr Harnet is an internationally renowned and certified Africa business trainer. She shows ambitious professionals and entrepreneurs abroad and friends of Africa how...

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...

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Why we file a case against Myanmar for accountability for the Rohingya. Why The Gambia?

The Gambia as a country largely supported by the international community liberated itself from 22 years of dark history characterized by among others, atrocities...

3 Years Jotna Allays Fears

By Lamin Cham The much talked-about 3 Years Jotna Movement, a group which vowed to demonstrate against any attempt by President Barrow to cling on...

Barrow: Forming a party is up to Gambians

President Adama Barrow has revealed that the decision to form a political party is up to the people of The Gambia, and not him...

On Lawyer Darboe and the reality of his clout in Gambian politics

By Momodou Sabally I have never been a great fan of the Secretary General and Party Leader of the UDP, but neither have I ever...

‘Forcing Barrow out in December will be premature’

By Omar Bah Mambanyick Njie, a former PRO of Gambia Democratic Congress, has said “it will be grossly premature to force President Adama Barrow to...