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French Ambassador bids farewell to President Barrow

News release The Dakar-based French Ambassador to The Gambia, His Excellency, Christophe Bigot, has paid farewell to the President, His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow at...

239 graduated from Masroor SSS

By Zainab Sesay A total of 239 students last week graduated from Masroor Senior Secondary School after completing their 3-year academic studies. It marked the school's...

Gov’t allocates ‘D4 million’ to disaster victims

By Olimatou Coker The government recently handed over a sum of 4 million dalasi to National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA). The money is to support the...

GLMA formalised five-year strategic plan

Maimuna Sey-Jawo The five-year strategic plan of the Gambia Livestock Marketing Agency (GLMA) was validated last weekend at the Nema Hall in Abuko. The plan seeks...

Immigration DG says runaway Junglers did not acquire new Gambian document

By Tabora Bojang The director general of the Gambia Immigration Department has dismissed leaked intelligence reports last year suggesting that former members of the Jammeh...

Yankuba threatened to ‘grenade’ NAMs asking about the crude oil saga

By Mafugi Ceesay Demba Dem, a former APRC National Assembly Member who fled the country after he was arrested and tortured yesterday told the TRRC...

Gov’t urged to stop threatening critics

A prominent Gambian human rights activist has called on The Gambia government and its supporters to nip in the bud threats to opposition supporters...

Woman implicates Jarra chief Jarjusey

By Mafugi Ceesay A woman yesterday told the TRRC that she was arrested and detained at the Janjangbureh Prisons for 40 days on the orders...

Bakau woman dies after fight

By Ebrima 'Bambo' Jallow A woman has reportedly died in Bakau yesterday morning after a fight with another woman residing in the same compound. According to...

Bottrop student’s theft case in court

By Amadou Jadama The accountant at Bottrop Senior Secondary School, Monica Mendy, yesterday testified as the second prosecution witness in the ongoing trial involving Alagie...

Gambian writer selected for 2019 Ebedi Residency Session in Nigeria

Bintou Sanneh, a member of the Gambian Writers Association and youth activist is among four female authors from West Africa currently in Iseyin, Oyo...

PPP New York chapter launched

Press Release The People's Progressive Party New York Chapter unanimously nominated Ms Fatou Njie 'Kinneh' as the secretary general of a newly-established interim committee to...

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Jammeh accused of rape

Fatou Jallow, commonly called Toufah, a Gambian girl who won a July 22 beauty pageant organised by former President Yahya Jammeh, has accused the...

D1.8 billion project to address sanitation, sustainable water supply

By Tabora Bojang The vice president Dr. Isatou Touray yesterday presided over the launch of D1.884 billion project to support the provision of sustainable access...

M Sumareh says Barrow needs truthful advisers

By Maimuna Sey-Jawo Muhammed Sumareh, a prominent businessman famous for his declaration that he would run for president in 2001, has said for President Barrow...

I lost both kidneys to torture

By Mafugi Ceesay Continuing his testimony about his ordeal in the wake of 2006 coup plot at the TRRC, a former National Assembly Member for...

Nawec boss sacked, deputy board chairman resigns in protest

Baba Fatajo, the managing director of the national utilities company, Nawec, has been sacked from June 28, official sources told The Standard. Our source further...