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JAHUMPA TO CONTEST BANJUL MAYORAL SEAT

By Lamin Cham The Standard has been reliably informed that a seasoned diplomat and politician, Bala Garba Jahumpa will run for the mayor of Banjul in next year's local government elections. According to our source, Jahumpa, famous by his moniker Action Man (for his versatile and action-oriented style), has decided he will make himself available for the...

JAHUMPA TO CONTEST BANJUL MAYORAL SEAT

By Lamin Cham The Standard has been reliably informed that a seasoned diplomat and politician, Bala Garba Jahumpa will run for the mayor of Banjul...

VP Joof assures China of Gambia’s support to one-China policy

The Vice President, Badara Alieu Joof on Wednesday, received in audience the Chinese Deputy Head of Mission to The Gambia, Zhou Ningyu at State House in Banjul. The visit was normal diplomatic engagement on...

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