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Student collecting cleats for athletes in Gambia

A Juniata College student Pennsylvania, United States, who grew up in Harrisburg is collecting cleats for athletes overseas. Jacob Grove said he is coming to...

NIA case adjourned to May 6

By Mafugi Ceesay The NIA 9 case could not continue yesterday and may not, at least until after Easter due to the absence of Judge...

What Next? As Coalition Meet Again

By Omar Bah The survival meeting for Coalition 2016 will continue today at Kairaba Beach Hotel amid uncertainty over the level of commitment of some...

Only Gambians can decide their next President – Barrow

President Adama Barrow has said he was voted by the Gambian people to serve a specific mandate of five years and that the same...

Edi Jobe elected GCCI president

By Omar Bah The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Friday elected prominent businessman Edrissa Mass Jobe as president. Mr Jobe is the current...

Solo Sandeng remembered

By Amadou Jadama Hundreds of people, mainly supporters of the United Democratic Party, staged a march from Tipper garage to Westfield to mark the 3rd...

Danish, Oman, Korean diplomats present credentials to President Barrow

Press release President Adama Barrow on last Wednesday received the diplomatic credentials of ambassadors from the Kingdom of Denmark, Sultanate of Oman, and the Republic...

Gambian arrested after killing Filipino wife

Police are investigating after an African man turned himself in for allegedly killing his Filipino wife at their home in To Kwa Wan, Kowloon,...

‘Jammeh Blocked Koro Ceesay’s Death Probe’

By Tabora Bojang Momodou LK Bojang, a retired senior police head of criminal investigations, yesterday told the TRRC that former President Jammeh blocked police investigations...

Justice ministry recommends Colley’s sacking

By Omar Bah The spokesperson of the Gambia National Army, Major Lamin Sanyang has confirmed to The Standard yesterday that the Ministry of Justice recommended...

China renews commitment to Gambia relations

By Omar Bah The Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia, H.E Ma Jianchun has told local journalists at a media reception that his country will continue...

Coalition meeting now holding tomorrow

By Omar Bah The much talked about meeting of the Coalition 2016 parties scheduled for yesterday, will now take place tomorrow Saturday, inside sources informed...

Gambian arrested in Philippines after killing wife

Philippines police have opened investigation after a Gambian national seeking asylum in the country handed himself over to police after killing his Filipino wife...

‘Turkey supports Gambia in every sector’

Relations between Turkey and The Gambia have reached such a level that Ankara's support can be seen in every sector of the West African...

President thumbs up Gambia army’s major food security drive

President Adama Barrow has given his blessings to a major food security drive by The Gambia Armed Forces to begin large scale agricultural production...

FAO approves aquaculture policies

By Olimatou Coker Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO recently validated a consultancy report on the contribution of national fisheries and aquaculture policies including strategies to...

‘GAMBIA MOVING TO A PERSONALISED GOVERNMENT’

By Omar Bah The founder of #GambiaHasDecided, Salieu Taal has called on Gambians to be mindful of the kind of leadership they are creating. “My worry...

New US Ambassador presents credentials

Press release The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to The Gambia, Richard 'Carl' Paschall III, presented his letters of credence...

Major Fatty apologises to torture victims, denies killings

By Tabora Bojang Major Lamin Fatty, a senior officer of the Gambia army yesterday urged the TRRC to thoroughly investigate the November 11 foiled coup...

Yankuba, FJC case to be transferred to High Court

By Omar Bah The prosecution team in the conspiracy case involving Yankuba Touray and Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay has withdrawn the case from the Kanifing Magistrates'...
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