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Letters: Even under Yahya Jammeh corruption was discreet; now it’s in the open

Dear editor, First, early last week, Omar A Jallow (OJ) made a statement to the effect that Adama Barrow was obligated to the 3 years...

On President Adama Barrow and transitional governance

By Cherno Baba Jallow My group meeting with President Adama Barrow in downtown New York City on September 23, 2017 gave me a rare opportunity...

Wrapping food in newspapers kills

By Edrissa (Edie) Baldeh If there are anything hard to inculcate into the brain of a Gambian, attitudinal change tops the list. Gambians can easily believe...

AG should take a good look at the Jungler issue

By Yusupha Bojang Let president Barrow and his justice minister take a look at what the authorities in Sudan are doing about service personnel who...

The IGP’s press statement on BAC demo shameful

It counts with almost relevance that a public official not only presents a reputable character but equally, but be a person who cherishes probity,...

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...

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Barrow Open to Dialogue Over 3 Years

By Omar Bah The director of press and public relations at State House, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has said that President Adama Barrow is open to dialogue...

Barrow Fan Club begins transformation into political party

By Amadou Jadama Lamin Jatta, chairman of the Barrow Fan Club, the group promoting the political agenda of President Barrow, has announced that it has...

Gambia, China sign grant to augment security at Airport

Press release On Monday September 16th, 2019 the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara and the Ambassador of...

CBG intervenes to stop explosive GTBank internal row

By Tabora Bojang The Central Bank of The Gambia has intervened to stop a potential crippling row between the managing director of the Guaranty Trust...

State House chief driver resigns

Mansa Sumareh, chief driver at State House who was once President Barrow's personal driver, has resigned. The driver tendered his resignation, saying he has decided...