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Sophia Thakur Top Gambian- British spoken word artist and poet

Originally from The Gambia, Sophia Thakur has established herself as one of the UK's most gifted spoken word artist and poet. Her outstanding ability...

Glorious Njie Model

My name is Glorious Njie. I am 22 and born on 1 March 1995. I am a Gambian, Christian and Aku. I am the...

Yamundow Riley Banjul model

My name is Yamundow Riley. I am a 22-year-old Gambian and a Muslim. I am from the most dedicated, hard working ethnic group of...

Franz Drameh Gambian British actor

Franz Alhusaine Drameh is a Gambian-British actor known best for recently being cast in the television series Legends of Tomorrow. (Today is his 25th...

Conxita Ansata Baldeh Model,

Conxita Ansata Baldeh 5´9” is the chic young ebony with the close-to home looks strutting her stuff on runways from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean. She...

Conxita Ansata Baldeh Model,

Conxita Ansata Baldeh 5´9” is the chic young ebony with the close-to home looks strutting her stuff on runways from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean. She...

Fatoumatta Sanyang Model, Aspiring actress

Fatoumatta Sanyang is a sassy, classy 21 year-old beauty. By the time she completed her senior secondary schooling and attended Stratford College to study international...

Lupita Nyong’o actress

Lupita Amondi Nyong'o is a Kenyan-Mexican actress. She was born in Mexico to Kenyan parents and raised in Kenya. She attended college in the...

Politician of The Week Alhagie S DarboeNational Assembly Member for Brikama North (UDP)

  National Assembly Member for Brikama North (UDP)   Everyweek hence, The Standard on Friday will award a Politician of The Week. Our choice this week is...

Dr Njainday Jobe Postdoctoral cancer researcher

Dr Njainday Jobe is a postdoctoral cancer researcher at Lund University, Sweden. Dr Jobe finished her PhD last year. Her doctoral research focused on...

Joanna Njie Upcoming actress

Gambia-born and UK-based upcoming actress, Joanna Njie, is pursuing her acting dreams. The 27 year old Ms Njie who is in love with acting,...

Oumie Jammeh Dancehall Queen turned runway star

Oumie Jammeh may not be a household name yet, but the up-and-coming model is headed toward supermodel stardom. She walked the runway for the...

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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...

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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...