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Ministry of Transport Holds Steering Committee Meeting on URR Projects

  Lamin Njie  Assistant Information Officer Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure   The Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI), on Wednesday, 14th October, 2020 held its...

Group to launch maternal blood bank project

Amie Jarjue, through her Join Hands 2 Save A Baby Charity, has initiated The Gambia Maternal Blood Bank Project to complement government's efforts in...

UPFPA launches early warning peacebuilding manual

By Olimatou Coker & Maimuna Fatty The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has recently launched an early warning peacebuilding manual and dispute resolution manual document,...

IEC ACCUSED OF IGNORING GPPA ADVICE OVER VOTER MATERIAL CONTRACT

By Omar Bah The Independent Electoral Commission is reportedly intending to go against the Gambia Public Procurement Authority's advice to contract a Canadian company with...

Sacrifices needed to get new constitution – CJ

To breathe a new life in the stalled national constitution-making process, rigidity and inflexibility must give way to compromises, Chief Justice Hassan Jallow said...

‘Common vision needed to confront sale, sexual exploitation of children

This year has seen devastation by a pandemic affecting an entire generation, said Mama Fatima Singhateh, the Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual...

GDC’s Jokadu NAM switches to NPP

By Mafugi Ceesay The National Assembly Member for Jokadu District Constituency Salifu Jawo has confirmed that he has switched allegiance to President Adama Barrow's National...

GDC, NPP name candidates for Niamina West

By Lamin Cham The Gambia Democratic Congress has announced the party's candidate for the long-delayed November 7 by-election in Niamina West. He is Yero Jallow. The...

‘IEC cannot regulate politicians’ comments outside campaign period’

By Alagie Manneh The Independent Electoral Commission said “there is nothing” it can do to curtail politicians who mobilise support based on tribal sentiments, especially...

Dozens of Bakau natives turning to back-way again?

By Domori Niuminka The Standard has been reliably tipped that some young people from Bakau may have recently left on the perilous backway journey to...

Ecowas head of mission visits Ecomig troops

Press release The Head of ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG), Her Excellency Madam Vabah Gayflor, has commenced visits to all the Contingents under ECOMIG....

BADDIBU MEDIATE SERAHULEH CASTE DISPUTES

By Amadou Jadama A delegation of imams, alkalolu and community leaders from Baddibu on Monday visited Garowol, a big settlement in Kantora to mediate in...

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MINISTER BADJIE OUTLINES PLANS FOR YOUTH AND SPORTS IN WAHTAN-BI SHOW

New Youth and Sports Minister, Bakary Badjie has revealed that his priorities include finalising the youth policy as soon as possible and take it...

2020 Excellence in Journalism Awards: How the GPU and the awards committee pulled it off with minimal fuss when the chips were...

By Famara Fofona On the back of the 2019 GPU National Journalism Awards, it was always going to be a big ask organizing another. There...

Revisited: Meet the fake doctor, President!

By Momodou L Jaiteh, founder KABA Communications   The victims of Gambia's former dictator's bogus cure are now seeking justice. The Gambian court case is the first...

SOLDIER DISMISSED FOR BEING NON-GAMBIAN SPEAKS denies being son of Casamance rebel leader

By Omar Bah  A soldier, Omar Sarjo, who was dismissed from the Gambia Armed Forces for being a non-Gambian, has spoken for the first time...