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25 police officers trained on investigation, litigation techniques

At least 25 police officers have undergone a two-day training on investigation and litigation techniques. The training, which was held Friday and Saturday last week,...

ChildFund reveals over 15,000 children enrolled in one-year sponsorship programme

By Aisha Tamba The acting country director of ChildFund The Gambia has revealed that its one-year sponsorship programme catered more than 15,000 enrolled children from...

Tostan Gambia hands over Covid-19 community resilience support, booklets

By Olimatou Coker Tostan Gambia, an international NGO based and operating in URR since 2007, has recently presented COVID-19 community resilience support materials, kits, booklets...

HALIFA SEEKS ANSWERS OVER EMERGENCY DECLARATION …Bar association says president’s action ‘dangerous’

By Omar Bah The National Assembly member for Serekunda yesterday asked for parliament to summon vice president Dr Isatou Touray to answer questions over President...

PPP condemns tribal hate speech

By Omar Bah The leader of the former ruling People's Progressive Party has condemned the increase in hate ethnic remarks in the country. “If we allow...

APP condemns ‘flimsy’ charges against activist Madi

By Alagie Manneh The opposition All Peoples Party (APP) has joined the widespread condemnation of the charges against pro-democracy and human rights activist, Madi Jobarteh. Jobarteh...

UDP calls for diaspora enfranchisement law before 2021 election

Speaking in an interview with The Standard, United Democratic Party spokesman said the long talked-about enfranchisement of Gambians abroad must be a reality this...

Man, 50, drowns at Jahally

By Saidou Baldeh Mot Boye, a 50-year-old native of Njoben village in Central River Region on Wednesday drowned at the Jahally Parcharr river, family sources...

Woman stabs cousin to death in Essau

By Mafugi Ceesay A pregnant lady was stabbed to death allegedly by her cousin at Essau in Lower Niumi. According to reliable sources, the victim Sirah...

Striking GTBank staff to meet Central Bank today

By Tabora Bojang The Central Bank of the Gambia will meet protesting staff of Guaranty Trust Bank today to resolve a raging crisis between the...

Gov’t to facilitate shipment of rams from Mauritania

By Tabora Bojang Trade minister Lamin Jobe has disclosed that government is making arrangements for the shipment of thousands of rams from Mauritania for the...

Gambian heads Ecowas energy center as it turns 10 years

Theacting executive director of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) ECREEE Mr. Bah F M Saho, a Gambian has paid...

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GCCI CHAMPIONS REFORMS IN GAMBIA’S BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

The old adage states that business environment reform not only promotes the development of markets that encourage competition but enhances effectiveness and capability of...

Standard editor reacts to Rambo

The editor of The Standard, Lamin Cham has said his paper stands by its story captioned: APRC CONFIRMS COALITION TALKS WITH NPP as the...

Halifa disagrees Local Gov’t bill is out to settle scores

By Momodou Darboe & Mafugi Ceesay PDOIS' Halifa Sallah has brushed aside assertions that the Local Government Amendment Bill 2020 has been thought-out to settle...

Mai Fatty says Barrow’s interest in APRC might have caused his dismissal

By Omar Bah Former Minister of Interior has opined that President Adama Barrow's alleged interest to woo the support of the former ruling APRC could...

US okays Gambia’s progress on fiscal transparency

The United States Department of State has hailed Gambia's significant progress in its efforts on government fiscal reform. In its report 2020 on Fiscal Transparency,...