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Dismissed Ambassador Sues Gov’t

By Bruce Asemota Dismissed Gambian ambassador to Guinea Bissau has instituted a civil suit against the Attorney General and Ministry of Foreign Affairs before the...

3YJ bail ruling delayed

By Omar Bah The ruling on the bail application of the eight leaders of the banned Three Years Jotna Movement has been delayed for another...

Ba Kawsu says Jammeh paid for his cruelty against him

By Mafugi Ceesay Islamic preacher and Imam Ba Kawsu Fofana, whose controversial sermons have landed him in trouble with former President Yahya Jammeh, yesterday appeared...

FGM is older than both Islam and Christianity-Minister Kinteh

By Amadou Jadama The Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare Affair has stated that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) cannot be a religious rite because...

Basse Area Council gets brushing by Assembly over report

By Tabora Bojang Senior officials of the Basse Area Council have been grilled yesterday over suspicions of embezzlement after the National Assembly Committee on Regional...

GPA suspends Jah Oil cement consignment over ‘leakage and pollution’

By Momodou Torp The Gambia Ports Authority has suspended a shipment of Jah Oil cement found to be discharging bulk of cement dust which has...

Mysterious Fire Ravages Parts Of Jammeh’s House

By Omar Bah A mysterious fire outbreak on Tuesday and Wednesday ravaged bushes and parts of the surroundings of Kanilai, the home village of former...

Amir Trawally says SIC is a political group

By Mafugi Ceesay The leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at has described the Supreme Islamic Council as a political group which his Jama'at cannot join. Testifying...

Muslim World League commends President Barrow for Myanmar case

State House, Banjul, February 5, 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 received a Special Envoy of the Muslim...

Gambia loses bulk of her groundnuts to Senegalese operators

By Omar Bah The Standard has reliably learned that the bulk of groundnut harvested in The Gambia has been sold to operators from Senegal instead...

Koro’s post-mortem report tendered

By Bruce Asemota The post-mortem report of late Ousman Koro Ceesay was tendered before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul through Pa...

Minister: Culture is essential to generate national dialogue

By Mariatou Ngum In a country like ours that is just emerging from many years of despotism, we need culture to generate national dialogue and...

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Four GNA officers successfully led the 1994 coup within 7 hours

By Samsudeen Sarr My July 22nd, 1994 day started as a normal sunny Friday morning with no indicator that Yundum Barracks, the main Gambia National...

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...