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NDMA warns against unfounded information relating to Covid-19

By Aisha Tamba The National Disaster Management Agency, NDMA, has over the weekend warned against what it calls unscrupulous publications of misleading information relating to...

NHRC offers recommendations to support monitoring, prevention and control of COVID-19

Press release On 30th January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Covid-19, popularly referred to as the 'Conoravirus', as a pandemic and therefore an...

Jobe-Njie named as head of Gambia Hotel Association

Former Tourism and Culture Minister, Fatou Jobe-Njie, has been elected as the new chairperson of the Gambia Hotel Association (GHA). The election, according to...

UDP Working On Unseating Chairman Sonko?

By Lamin Cham The Standard has received information that the United Democratic Party is working on recalling its renegade Brikama Area Council chairman Sheriffo Sonko,...

CDS Drammeh, others in self-isolation over Covid-19

By Lamin Cham The new Chief of Defense Staff, Major Gen. Yankuba Drammeh has gone into self-isolation along with his director of logistics Navy captain...

14 quarantined passengers escaped

By Mafugi Ceesay Medical authorities have yesterday confirmed to The Standard that a total of 14 passengers, who arrived on a Gambia Experience flight from...

Gambia suspends flights from 13 countries

The Gambia government yesterday announced an immediate decision to suspend flights from thirteen (13) countries with immediate effect, until further notice. A statement from...

Businesses warned against hiking commodity prices amid Covid-19

By Tabora Bojang The Ministry of Trade has issued a stern warning to business owners against hiking prices of basic food commodities, in the wake...

Foreign Ministry receives 3 new Hongqi vehicles from China

Banjul, 18th March 2020: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad has taken delivery of three new Hongqi vehicles at a...

‘barrow Wanted To Hijack Udp’

By Omar Bah The leader of the United Democratic Party has alleged that his former protégé, Adama Barrow had tried to hijack the UDP and...

‘Jammeh will never rule again’

By AmadouJadama A former APRC Bakau Sanchaba chairman and regional youth adviser has made a swift reply to the party's deputy leader Rambo Jatta, who...

Fears over food scarcity as Covid-19 hits Gambia

By Momodou Torp There are growing concern by business people and consumers over the possible disruption caused by the coronavirus on the food trade since...

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Mai Asks Barrow To Declare State Of Emergency

By Omar Bah Former special adviser to President Adama Barrow has called on the Gambian leader to declare a state of emergency because without it,...

47 Covid-19 test results pending

By Omar Bah The Ministry of Health has said that some 47 test results are pending in the current national efforts to contain the spread...

Melville Roberts charged with rape

By Alagie Manneh A former Ministry of Foreign Affairs director of America Division, Melville Roberts, who has been accused by many women of rape and...

Gambian students in Wuhan speak

By Lamin Cham Gambian students in Wuhan, Hubei province in China, the origin of the coronavirus, have called on the Gambian authorities to learn from...

NAM urges Gov’t to act on shooting of Gambian by Senegalese security

By Mafugi Ceesay The National Assembly Member for Kantora has complained that the Minister of Defense and other authorities have ignored his letter requesting for...