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Car trafficking syndicates exploit Senegal’s port Despite efforts to curb the trade in stolen vehicles, criminal networks seem to be one step ahead.

By Mouhamadou Kane West Africa represents the main hub for stolen vehicles exported from Western Europe and North America. This is according to Interpol's 2018...

TRRC update: The journey So Far

By Baba Galleh Jallow The TRRC ended its fourth three-week session of hearings on Thursday, April 25, 2019. During this session, 16 witnesses testified before...

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...

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Gambia Target Biggest Olympic Participation In History

The Gambia is fighting in all corners to qualify a big team to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Recently, athletics queen Gina Bass who...

Four GNA officers successfully led the 1994 coup within 7 hours

By Samsudeen Sarr My July 22nd, 1994 day started as a normal sunny Friday morning with no indicator that Yundum Barracks, the main Gambia National...

Ex-NCP, PDP Leader Joins UDP

By Omar Bah A onetime leader of the NCP and PDP Lamin Bolonding Bojang has joined the United Democratic Party. Bojang, who was accompanied by a...

‘Current IEC not fit to conduct 2021 elections’

By Amadou Jadama Sutay Jammeh, the deputy vice chairman of the splinter NCP faction led by Yaya Sanyang, has said the IEC as it is...

Sankanu defends Barrow’s million dalasi donation to Serahule festival

By Alagie Manneh President Barrow has donated D1,020,000 to the organisers of the biennial International Soninke Festival (Fiso). The funds are to help with the “organisational...