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Ex-junta spokesman Jallow rebuts TRRC

Former junta spokesman Ebou Jallow, has written a rebuttal shared with The Standard regarding the recent revelations at the Commission. The statement is reproduced below: “On...

Sukuta Wannsee marks 30th anniversary

By Fatoumata Joof It's a big year for Sukuta Wannsee Basic Cycle School as crowd of hundreds of friends and supporters joined the school to...

Trade fair hailed as ‘biggest exhibition’ event in Gambia’

By Aisha Tamba & Zainab Sesay Trade Fair Gambia International has received plaudits as the biggest exhibition event in The Gambia. The praise comes from Muhammad...

National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) visits Volta region

By Maimuna Sey-Jawo A high-level delegation from the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) paid a visit to Ghana's Commission to understudy its civic education...

POLITICS: UDP Explains Position On MOU

Amid renewed flurry of activities and speculation over the future of the Coalition, Almamy Fanding Taal, the spokesman of the United Democratic Party, which...

Bajo denies covering up Jammeh over Koro’s death

By Tabora Bojang Former co-opted junta member and minister of Interior under the AFPRC, Lamin Kaba Bajo yesterday shocked the TRRC when he said he...

Car crash kills 2 in URR

By Olimatou Coker Two people died in a tragic car accident near Sare Sotuma in the URR, police sources confirmed to The Standard. According to eye-witnesses,...

Yankuba, FJC get High Court bail

By Omar Bah A team of High Court judges led by Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay yesterday granted bail to Yankuba Touray and Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay. The two...

Paramount Chief says State House meeting not political

By Mafugi Ceesay Muhammed Lamin Bojang, the Paramount Chief of Kombo North who was among the crowd that visited President Barrow to pledge loyalty to...

ICC rejects targeting only African leaders

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, has shrugged off allegations that the Hague-based court is targeting African leaders. Addressing West African journalists at the Hague recently, she...

WHO, ministry examine findings of health sector assessment report

By Olimatou Coker The UN agency for international public health, WHO, and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Monday organised a meeting to discuss...

Red Cross completes training on refugee protection, stateless persons

A training of at least 45 volunteers and staff of The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) on protection of refugees, asylum-seekers and persons at...

Symposium on Intellectual Property education underway

By Fatoumata Joof A national symposium on Intellectual Property (IP) education began Monday at the UTG conference hall in Kanifing. The three-day event is being organised...

PDOIS Slams Coalition Talks

By Omar Bah The People's Democratic Organization for Independence and Socialism, PDOIS, a pioneering member of the Coalition 2016, has issued a press release distancing...

UN says Gambia must avoid losing gains

By Omar Bah The United Nations country representative, Ms. Seraphine Wakana has told a high level meeting designed to assess Gambia's 814 days after Jammeh's...

PPP calls for calm

By Omar Bah The mobiliser of the People's Progressive Party in Latrikunda Sabiji Constituency, Talibo Kanjura has expressed his party's concern over the current political...

Public Order Act is a threat to democracy — Madi

By Amadou Jadama Human rights activist, madi Jobarteh has said that the Public Order Act is a direct threat to democracy and good governance in...

Njie ‘ponkal’ rejects allegations of killings

By Tabora Bojang Warrant Officer Babucarr Njie, a former orderly and close bodyguard to ex junta vice chairperson Sana Sabally, yesterday denied involvement in the...

Tooting charity launches scheme to help young entrepreneurs

Tooting entrepreneur and co-founder of the Jimmy Asher Foundation, Joseph Maye has launched a new employment initiative in The Gambia through Joe Ride, a...

Swimmers take to water to raise funds for New Life Children’s...

Swimmers at a private pool will take to the water for 24 hours to raise money for a children's charity. Jackie Butler, who owns JSB...
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