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Letters: Re: Amputee soldier appeals for assistance to replace arm

Dear Sir, I am Colonel Salif Bojang, the Commanding Officer of Farafenni Barracks mentioned when WO2 Saidy Osman's hand got amputated. It is with compassion that...

Have Gambians lost Confidence in the police?

By Musa Bah In the early hours of this morning, I was woken by shouts of 'Sachee, Sachee, Sachee (thief, thief, thief) and then I...

Why citizens should monitor and hold the state accountable

By Madi Jobarteh Why do you think there is so much poverty in the Gambia? Why do you think there was a group called Junglers...

Letters:Insensitive remarks!

Dear editor, A statement by Musa Amul Nyassi, APRC National Assembly member for Foni Kansala to The Standard that “there is no direct link of...

Macky Sall, repeal the insult law, it is archaic

By Alagi Yorro Jallow Freedom of Expression is a hallmark of democracy as its unfettered enjoyment contributes to functional democracy that encourages citizen participation for...

Letters: Attorney General misunderstood TRRC

Dear editor, The Attorney General, Ba Tambadou, is making a grave error in judgement by preparing to release confessed murderers on the streets. It is my...

Protest is not violence. It is an undeniable right!

By Madi Jobarteh The Gambia Constitution was approved in a referendum in 1996 and came into force in 1997. In that Constitution it is categorically stated...

The fragile peace

By Musa Bah There is no doubt that one of the best ways to manifest grievances available to citizens is to protest. This is how they...

Reflections: Common Entrance and PSLCE

By Junkung Jobarteh We were told that we had arrived at a cross road: of success or failure. That all the preparations we did were to...

The Gambia joining the Eco Monetary Union is ill-advised

Dr Ousman Gajigo Recently, ECOWAS countries announced the plan to launch a monetary union by 2020. This will represent a major step in economic integration of...

Reflections

By Cherno Baba Jallow It's was dull, unremarkable Sunday evening, and this mind is making up for it with a flight into memory land. You know,...

Appreciate and respect the police but hold them accountable

By Madi Jobarteh Let me repeat, the vast majority of the citizens of the Gambia appreciate and respect the men and women of the Gambia...

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IEC to decide divided NCP’S fate soon

By Omar Bah The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alieu Momarr Njai has confirmed to The Standard that the commission will very soon decide...

Seedy Njie claims 70% of Gambians support Barrow

By Omar Bah Seedy Njie, one-time information minister and spokesperson of the opposition APRC, who has since switched loyalty to the political agenda of President...

Africell signs ST as brand ambassador

By Lamin Cham Africell last week signed rising Gambian rapper ST Brikama Boyo as its brand ambassador. At a unique ceremony that took the form of...

Police deny freeing a Mauritanian ‘paedophile’

Poliso magazine Reference to a post by online Newspaper What's On-Gambia dated Saturday 10th August with headline '' Cheikh is worse than America's R Kelly!''...

Omar Jammeh wins 2019 youth excellence award

Omar Jammeh has been named winner of The Stone Circle's Youth Excellence Award (YEA) 2019. The award is given in commemoration of the International Youth...