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Ecowas train Gambians on financing mini-grids

Representatives from the private sector in The Gambia and other agencies are learning how to finance operations and develop mini-grids. A mini-grid is an off-grid...

‘jammeh Will Never Come Back To Rule Again’

By Tabora Bojang on tour President Adama Barrow has told the people of Foni that they must not allow themselves to be fooled by people...

Driver ordered to compensate policewoman D50,000

By Bruce Asemota Principal Magistrate Omar Cham of Brikama Magistrates' Court yesterday convicted and sentenced a driver to pay a fine of D25,000 in default...

Woman, 83, narrates witch-hunt ordeals

By Mafugi Ceesay Jainaba Sonko, an 83-year-old woman from Essau, has told the truth commission that she was forced to drink at least two liters...

Pastor challenges CRC to include secularism in draft

By Omar Bah The controversy surrounding the absence of secularism in the draft constitution continues to confront the CRC with pastors now joining the discussions. Pastor...

Turkish ambassador bids farewell to FM Tangara

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Tuesday December 3rd received the out-going Ambassador of the...

Court orders 3 Sierra Leoneans’ deportation

By Amadou Jadama Magistrate Pirrette Mendy Sarr of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court yesterday convicted and sentenced three Sierra Leoneans to various fines, plus an order...

MRC hosts medical researchers’ confab

By Patience Loum Scientists, professors and medical researchers from 12 different countries across Africa are currently attending a three-day meeting at the Medical Research Council...

NCP Reunites Behind Barrow

The Standard has been reliably informed that the feuding factions of the National Convention Party are now working towards a united body. NCP, which was...

Fire guts fisheries ministry

By Lamin Cham The colonial building housing the Ministry of Fisheries and Water Resources was yesterday gutted by a fire that left substantial damage in...

Sukuta gets biogas plant

The people of Sukuta will from tomorrow be able to recycle wet wastage into energy for cooking among other things. The innovative scheme will be...

AG tables 2019 bills to Assembly

By Alagie Manneh The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubacarr Tambadou, yesterday tabled six bills before lawmakers at the National Assembly. The Constitution (Amendment), Gambia...

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‘Barrow Is Killing GDC In NBR’

By Omar Bah Former Jokadou chairman of the Gambia Democratic Congress, who recently resigned to join President Adama Barrow, has claimed that his former party...

GDC NAM asks AG to stop BYM political activities

By Omar Bah The GDC National Assembly Member for Niamina East has asked the Attorney General to stop the Barrow Youth Movement from promoting President...

Witness says witch-hunters made him carry human skull

By Mafugi Ceesay Ali Marr, a survivor of Yahya Jammeh's witch hunting exercise in 2009, yesterday told the TRRC that he was handed a human...

Canada, Netherlands join Gambia’s fight for Rohingyas

Press release On November 11th 2019, The Gambia filed a lawsuit at The Hague demanding accountability on the systematic violations of the rights of minority...

GPU prexy urges female journalists to expose sexual harassment at work

By Aisha Tamba The President of the Gambia Press Union yesterday called on women journalists to report sexual harassment when it occurs at their work...