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Senegal puts 20 people on watch for Ebola after first case

Senegal placed 20 people who were exposed to the nation's first Ebola case under surveillance, including the patient's family and medical workers, Minister of Health Awa Marie Coll Seck said...

‘Protecting, improving our water sources vital’

The CEO of Agua Inc, a water treatment technology company, has told delegates from governments and NGO organisations that protecting and improving our water sources are vital to our wellbeing...

WHO helps Gambia prevent Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has equipped the Gambian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare with laboratory materials to combat deadly Ebola, Gambian officials said on Saturday...

Man threatens to kill Gambian family in Washington state

A man threatened to kill a Gambian family living in Edmonds, Washington State in the US as they walked along the scenic Edmonds waterfront...

MRC TO TEST EBOLA VACCINE IN GAMBIA

The first human safety trials of a potential Ebola vaccine could start in September in healthy volunteers in the UK, and a few weeks later in The Gambia and Mali, funded by the MRC, the Wellcome Trust and the UK Department for International Development (DFID)...

BAJO, KINTEH, KEBBEH, OTHERS IN GFF RACE

Lamin Kaba Bajo, a former minister of sports, Seedy Kinteh, a former Gambia Football Association president are among the last batch of candidates being proposed for nominations in the September 20 election for the presidency of Gambian football, The Standard confirmed...

Libya envoy blames West for ‘back way’ exodus

The Libyan head of mission to The Gambia, Ibrahim Abusheriah has blamed the “unfair economic policies” of the West for the increasing number of Africans undertaking the risky journey to enter Europe...

American sentenced

The Banjul Magistrates Court yesterday sentenced an American man to a fine of D150, 000 or in default two years in jail for causing economic loss to the economy of The Gambia...

Gambians, other refugees protest against ‘monotonous’ Italian food

A protest held by refugees against “monotonous” Italian food was “excessive”, especially at a time when thousands of Italians go hungry, the president of a police organisation told the Italian media...

Karim Wade suspended until Monday

The corruption trial of the son of the former Senegalese president has been suspended following hearings yesterday...

Former IGP Sisoho dies

Former Inspector General of Police, Momodou Sisoho, succumbed to death last week Thursday at his Latrikunda German home and was buried the same day...

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Gambia Target Biggest Olympic Participation In History

The Gambia is fighting in all corners to qualify a big team to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Recently, athletics queen Gina Bass who...

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...