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Gambian migrant in Italy seeks return

By Omar Bah A 29-year-old Gambian asylum seeker in Italy has told authorities there that he wants to reunite with his family back home. The unidentified...

Gov’t threatens to sue UK’s The Sun newspaper

By Tabora Bojang Tourism Minister has said that sex tourism does not exist in The Gambia and that anyone making such claims would be convicted...

Ex-NCP, PDP Leader Joins UDP

By Omar Bah A onetime leader of the NCP and PDP Lamin Bolonding Bojang has joined the United Democratic Party. Bojang, who was accompanied by a...

‘Current IEC not fit to conduct 2021 elections’

By Amadou Jadama Sutay Jammeh, the deputy vice chairman of the splinter NCP faction led by Yaya Sanyang, has said the IEC as it is...

Sankanu defends Barrow’s million dalasi donation to Serahule festival

By Alagie Manneh President Barrow has donated D1,020,000 to the organisers of the biennial International Soninke Festival (Fiso). The funds are to help with the “organisational...

Jammeh’s cousin ordered to vacate home

By Omar Bah The family of Yama Jammeh, a cousin of former president Alhaji Yahya Jammeh, has reported to The Standard that they have been...

Nyang appointed acting Ombudsman Suwareh appointed to PSC

By Assan Sallah Ousman GM Nyang, a former teacher has been appointed acting Ombudsman of The Gambia. His appointment took effect last Wednesday. Mr Nyang, a...

Lawyer LJ Darboe asks president to free 3YJ accused on occasion of Independence

By Lamin J Darboe The president's Phillippi moment As His Most Eminent Excellency, he manages the public diary and its national timelines. Within the law he is...

Gov’t update policy to allow private sector led-agric growth

By Olimatou Coker Saikou E Jammeh, the director general at the Department of Agriculture, said The Gambia Government has updated the agricultural policy to create...

Gambia makes landmark commitment to End Open Defecation by 2020

Press release (Unicef The Gambia) – The vice president Dr Isatou Touray on Friday, January 24th, 2020 led the signing of a declaration to end...

US pastor urges Gambia to maintain religious tolerance

By Mafugi Ceesay American Pastor Rev, Dr Patrick Hayes has told The Standard that The Gambia cannot afford to lose religious tolerance that it was...

No Medication For Inmates In Prisons

By Bruce Asemota There are no medications for inmates in Gambian prisons. This dire state of affairs has come to light in a letter originating...

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GFF Explains, As Clubs Complain Of Non Payment Of Support Fund

A number of league clubs in the Gambia Football Federation league and other concerned stakeholders have alleged that they have not been paid monies...

The role of the Americans in The Gambia’s 1994 military coup

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Mayor Lowe Tasks Gov’t To Give Jammeh’s Properties To BCC

By Omar Bah The mayor of Banjul has said her office has written to the Presidency requesting that the seized properties of former president Jammeh...

Gambian diplomat dies, while on mediation talks in Dakar

By Lamin Cham Yaya MBA Jallow, the deputy executive secretary at the Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat died suddenly in Dakar on Sunday. Mr Jallow, who was The...

Fugitive murder suspect arrested at Berending Festival

By Lamin Cham Police have confirmed that Buba Drammeh, wanted in connection with the murder of one Buba Jammeh in Gunjur Berending last year, has...