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‘MFDC HAD NO HAND IN KORO’S MURDER’

Casamance separatist leader, Salif Sadio has said speculations peddled that his men might have had a hand in the murder and incineration of former...

US Embassy explains new visa bond policy

By Lamin Cham Following the introduction of a new law requiring some African states to sign a bond, prospective tourists and visitors from more than...

Barrow extends TRRC mandate to June 2021

By Mafugi Ceesay The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission recently undertook a comprehensive review of the remaining themes in its work programme covering public hearings...

Groundnut trade operators query new buying system

As the new groundnut trade season begins next week, there is increasing uncertainty about the new buying system introduced by the Gambia Groundnut Corporation,...

QNET sues 2 for defamation

By Omar Bah QNET, a e-commerce networking Company in The Gambia, has sued at least two people for character assassination at the Bandung Magistrates' court. The...

Man arraigned for raping girl, 15,

By Amadou Jadama A 35-year-old man was yesterday charged with raping an underage girl in Farato. Bubacarr Jallow appeared before Principal Magistrate Isatou Darboe of Brikama...

‘New health policy (Barrow Care) will address health challenges’

By Omar Bah Health Minister Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has told National Assembly members that the government's conceived Social Health Insurance Scheme, which The Standard...

Illiassa Nam asks farmers to boycott 2021 election if…

By Tabora Bojang The National Assembly Member for Illiassa has called on farmers to boycott the upcoming presidential election if the government “refuses” to consider...

MoFEA validates IFMIS report

By Awa Macalo The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, on Friday validated the integrated financial management and information system (IFMIS) report after concluding ten...

Beakanyang prepares ground for annual human rights award

By Nyima Bah Beakanyang, a local human rights organization, on Monday 24th November organized a press conference to address the general public of their forthcoming...

Philanthropist donates rice, cooking oil to Darsilami village

By Olimatou Coker Helda Grube, a German national through his foundation Remise Health Centre, has donated 100 bags of 25kg rice and 100 gallons of...

Experts warn misused of antimicrobials could kill over 10M people by 2050

By Omar Bah Health experts have warned that the misuse of antimicrobials risks killing over 10 million people around the world by 2050. Antimicrobials are agents...

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PRO-BARROW NAMS BOYCOTT VOTE TO SLASH PRESIDENT’S BUDGET

By Tabora Bojang A number of lawmakers seen as sympathetic to President Barrow yesterday boycotted a parliamentary vote called to slash funds in the 2021...

Ex-minister, magistrate dies

By Amadou Jadama Members of the Gambian bench and bar yesterday mourned the death of Magistrate Malafi Jarju of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court. He died...

VP tells ‘back way’ boys Gambia is better for them

By Alagie Manneh  Young people who have a desire to embark on the perilous 'back-way' journey to Europe should realise their “best option” is to...

Auditor General intervenes in IEC election materials saga

By Omar Bah The Auditor General has convened a meeting between the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to discuss...

Ex-NIA boss says Solo Bojang wanted to kill him

By Mafugi Ceesay Former NIA boss, Lamin Bo Badjie, told the TRRC that former army major and Jungler Solo Bojang once took him out from...