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‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

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‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

Sundiata died in 1255 and from then onwards his successors assumed the title of Mansa and the empire continued to expand until 1670 (after...

‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

We have looked at how we likely got the name Gambia and also that there never was a land called Gambia in its present...

The Mande Charter (Kouroukan Fouga) of 1235

According to the Epic of Sundiata, Kouroukan Fouga or Kurukan Fuga was the constitution of the Mali Empire created after the Battle of Krina (1235) by an assembly of nobles to create a government for the newly established empire...

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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...