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Foreign Ministry staff retreat kicks off

By Yanks Dabo The Gambia's Justice Minister and Attorney General, Baa Tambadou, will abuse his powers and authority if he refuses to prosecute the former...

Letter to dear Gambian youths Re: dear all, please give peace another chance, where do you go if……? part 1

Momodou Camara (Acca) Good morning comrades! Three years JOTNA, (3-YRSJOTNA) is a lofty agenda and platform and deserved to be debated. The cause should also be...

If this isn’t The Gambia you live in…

By Mariam Sankanu The Gambia's story has changed four times. After every transition, her story becomes scarier for the reader. She started off as a very beautiful...

#IAmToufah makes the message clear: We are not going to wish the rape crisis away

By Satang Nabaneh In dealing with past human rights abuses and upholding standards of respect for human rights, The Gambia's transition from an abusive regime...

Who’s gonna do what for us now?

By Morro Ceesay What is to be said of a people who for 500 years have known little freedom or security beyond the thrill of...

Annual meeting of heads of Ecowas national offices underway

By PK Jarju I am writing this letter on board a Cross Country train to the northern part of the UK. And while I don't normally...

More political parties, less one-party domination

By Mathew K Jallow Politically, it almost feels like the second coming; the second coming of political independence, that is. After Yahya Jammeh's 22 tragic years...

Mamadou Tangara must resign and apologise for aiding and abetting tyranny

By Madi Jobarteh The rebuttal by Mamadou Tangara that he never sought the extradition of Ndey Tapha Sosseh from Mali is laden with loopholes for...

The Yankuba Touray Saga

By Foday Samateh Ever known for his histrionics and theatrics as a loquacious minister in Yahya Jammeh's military-turned-civilian dictatorship, Yankuba Touray was in full character...

Open Letter to Prexy Barrow: Convene meeting of minds to convey national unity

By Amadou Camara As Driver-in-chief of Bus Gambia - to use your transport metaphor - the twists and turns you make, at crucial stages of...

Gen. Martin is right, “That was the status quo then”

By Bakary Badjie Unjustifiable statement but Brig. Gen. Martin is right. At one time in our country's governance, Jammeh was the Alfa and the Omega. His...

“Adama Barrow is our Holy Moses”: How much has changed in 2 Years?

By Alagi Yorro Jallow When President Barrow assumed office in January 19, 2017, most Gambians looked up to him as the miracle man, the holy...

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Judge Expresses Concern Over Increasing Rape Of Children

By Bruce Asemota Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the Banjul High Court has expressed concern over the increasing number of rape cases, especially those involving minors. The...

NCP splinter group urges IEC to act now

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the National Convention Party splinter group led by Yaya Sanyang, has called on the country's electoral body to conduct...

Lawyer hits at Barrow gov’t

By Mafugi Ceesay Ibrahim Jallow, a private legal practitioner, has told The Standard that the Barrow government “has totally failed to focus on priorities” for...

Singhatey admits ‘responsibility’ for murders, apologises

By Mafugi Ceesay & Omar Bah Former AFPRC junta member, Edward Singhatey has said he accepted “responsibility” for the murders of Lieutenants Basiru Barrow, Dot...

Ex-Janneh Commission staff demand unpaid salary

By Omar Bah Dawda Fatty, a former orderly to one of the commissioners at the commission of inquiry that looked into the financial dealings of...