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The good, the bad of Jammeh regime’s dying days

By Momodou L Jaiteh Having banned female genital cutting, Yahya Jammeh's ousting was good for democracy, but bad for women's bodies. Jakumba Ceesay was angry. In...

9 Years On: April 10/11 Survivor explains how a gunshot changed his life

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai Survivors of the 2000 student bloodshed in The Gambia are still demanding justice and compensation. The horrible incident is now19 years...

GTBank donates washing machine to Farafenni General Hospital

Recognizing this important role that washing machines have always played in infection control in the healthcare sector, GTBank Gambia on Tuesday March 19, 2019...

Standard Front Page 18 March 2019 What we can expect from China’s “Two Sessions” in 2019

In early March 2019, China's “Two sessions”, the second sessions of the 13th National People's Congress and the 13th National Committee of the Chinese...

Over 3,500 returned migrants; 2,000 receive reintegration assistance in Gambia

The voluntary return of Gambians to their homes is averaging about 143 men and women per month since the start of 2017, the International...

Helping Gambian youth find greener pastures at home

A staggering number of young Gambians have lost their lives trying to escape to Europe. UN Environment is implementing the largest natural resource development...

Putting environment and energy into the footprint of development crisis- A comparative study of alternative energy in The Gambia

The politics of climate change and the recent global energy crisis should directed many African government to formulated and directed their energy policies towards...

On Mawlid al-Nabi or Gamo: a Letter to my Friend

By Momodou Sabally I greet you thou Prince of Gunjur, mover and shaker of Nashville Tennessee! It was a great pleasure conversing with you this...

Nigerian king urges Gambians to cherish the peace

By Mafugi Ceesay His Royal Highness, Dr Appolus Chu, the Egbere Emere Okori of Eleme, Rivers State Nigeria who just completed a three-day working visit...

Talib Ahmed Bensouda clocks 100 days in office

  By Momodou Janneh After being elected in office through the 12th April 2018 Mayoral Elections where he emerged victorious with 29,325 votes from the ballot...

GTBank presents prizes to 23 customers

Guaranty Trust Bank Gambia Limited on Thursday July 27, presented prizes to the first set of 23 winners of its 2018 “Save and Win”...

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Gambia Pros Round-up Hat trick for Alfusainey Gassama, goals for Mendy and Jarjue

By Buba Jallow Fallaboweh Alfusainey Gassama made his debut in the Malaysia league scoring a hat trick. The former Hawks creative midfielder inspired his club Kelantan...

Country focus: The Gambia Re: the financial, economic & other ramifications of printing new currency & minting new coins

Printing Money The standard way to finance these bailouts is to issue more government bonds. But it means that a private-sector debt crisis can morph...

Young Gambian entrepreneur receives UK business award

By Jonathan Symcox A young Gambian entrepreneur, Mansata Kurang, who quit her flying city job has been recognised as one of the UK's most innovative...

Using green bonds to solve the electricity and water problem in The Gambia

By Mbye Jobe A green bond is a bond whose proceeds are used to fund environment-friendly projects. They are increasing in popularity with investors at an...

Immigration DG says runaway Junglers did not acquire new Gambian document

By Tabora Bojang The director general of the Gambia Immigration Department has dismissed leaked intelligence reports last year suggesting that former members of the Jammeh...