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Journalists must be alerted to extremist propaganda — Minister Jawo

Gambia's information minister, Demba Jawo, has argued that the fight against violent extremism in the region will remain a dream if the members of...

GDC wants dialogue over Kanilai

By Omar Bah The Gambia Democratic Congress has called on the government to use dialogue in settling the Kanilai saga. Speaking to The Standard recently, the...

Brikama family homeless, after visit by demolition squad

By Juldeh Njie A Bojang Kunda family in Brikama has voiced anger and dissatisfaction over the recent demolition of their compound on the highway...

Turkey’s Maarif Foundation to build school in Gambia

By Mustapha K Darboe Turkey's Maarif Foundation Friday held a signing ceremony with Gambia's Basic and Secondary Education Ministry at the embassy in the capital...

UN experts on enforced disappearances in Banjul

By Amadou M Jadama A five-man team of UN experts working group on enforced or involuntary disappearances has arrived in Banjul. Speaking to journalists on arrival...

Tourism Minister attends Jeju Forum for Peace in South Korea

The Honourable Minister of Tourism and Culture Hamat N. K. Bah delivered the keynote speech at the Youth and Culture session of the Jeju...

Gunjur, Kartong embark on massive cleansing on beaches

The community of Gunjur and Kartong have joined on Friday to embark on a beach cleaning exercise in celebration of World Oceans Day 2017. The...

The need to curb rising crime rate

Last week, a man was arrested for raping an eight-year-old girl who is still on the run. This week again, someone was arrested for...

GOV’T DENIES VIOLATING DEAL OVER JAMMEH’S ASSETS

By Mustapha Darboe The Gambia government has denied claims that it has violated an agreement reached between the UN and Ecowas over the fate of...

‘Chief’ Manneh’s lawyer asks gov’t to comply with court ruling

The lawyers of both disappeared journalist Ebrima Manneh and exiled Musa Saidkhan, have asked the Gambia government to comply with the ruling of the...

Man arrested for having ‘sex’ with 6-year-old niece

A man from Sutukoba Village in Wuli, name withheld, is being held by police for allegedly having sex with his six-year-old niece, police sources...

Paradise FM’s Sey arrested, charged

By Alagie Manneh Police over the weekend arrested and charged Paradise FM's sports journalist, Babucarr Sey. Police sources said Mr Sey has been charged with...

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FAN CLUB CHAIRMAN: REVOKE DARBOE & CO’S BAIL

By Omar Bah Lamin Jatta, the regional chairman of President Barrow Fan Club in Brikama, has called for the revocation of bail granted to UDP...

Political oppression will never be allowed again – Darboe

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainu Darboe has said no government or force will ever subject Gambians to political brutality...

Gambian Opposition have failed – Hamat Bah

By Omar Bah The leader of the National Reconciliation Party, Hamat Bah has accused the country's opposition parties of having an obsession with the president...

Student charged with stealing school funds to buy car

By Amadou Jadama Alagie Sanneh, a student of Bottrop Senior Secondary School is standing trial at the Magistrates court in Brikama for allegedly breaking into...

Ex-GDC PRO surfaces at Barrow’s Brikama rally

By Omar Bah Mambanyick Njie, the former Gambia Democratic Congress public relations officer, who resigned from the party in April was spotted at the President...