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The ferry services

A large section of the Gambian population lives on the other side of the River Gambia which has cut in half, almost, the two...

Gambia begins downsizing diplomatic missions

The Government of The Gambia has given fifty million dalasi (D50m) to the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) as the first installment of...

Literacy club

Friday last, Peñcum Taakusaan, a literacy club, in collaboration with the Writers' Association of the Gambia (WAG) held an event geared towards promoting literary...

Press Secretary’s national dialogue

Following the coming to the fore of the Three Years Jotna movement, many citizens spoke out to call on the president, Mr Adama Barrow...

On the climate youth movement: we have been warned

If the scale of the challenge to governments around the world was not clear last Friday, when around 4 million people joined a school...

TRRC witnesses: Lessons for all Gambians

The sittings of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) are always public and Gambians - home and abroad - follow them religiously. Every house,...

Coalition 2016 leaders and the three years

News reports last week revealed that some of the Coalition 2016 partners had met President Adama Barrow for a discussion. The delegation was led to...

Assets recovery

The Government of The Gambia has announced that efforts are being made to recover an amount of $52, 837, 514 from two Swiss nationals. Newspaper...

China at 70

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. celebrations will be held across China in memory of this...

Thomas Cook’s collapse and our tourism industry

Industry professionals around the world have expressed concern over the collapse of Thomas Cook, the oldest tour operator in the world. They have expressed fear...

State of the nation address

On Thursday, the 19th of September, President Adama Barrow delivered the State of the Nation Address at the National Assembly in front of lawmakers. The...

Safety on our Beaches

Almost every year, we hear of young boys drowning. This usually happens during the holidays, particularly in the last few days before schools reopen. It is...

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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...