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Child Fund Gambia donates mosquito nets to women and children

By Oumie Bojang To increase access and availability of LLINs in rural communities, increase awareness in prevention and control of malaria to ensure a malaria-free country, Child Fund the Gambia on Friday donated 16,000 mosquito bed nets to children and pregnant women of rural Gambia. The beneficiaries of the donation are URR, CRR and LRR. The ceremony...

Child Fund Gambia donates mosquito nets to women and children

By Oumie Bojang To increase access and availability of LLINs in rural communities, increase awareness in prevention and control of malaria to ensure a malaria-free...

Remains of Gambian New York fire victims arrive

As planes of African leaders land at the Banjul airport to attend President Adama Barrow's inauguration, an SN Brussels flight will however bring remains of Gambians who died in the Bronx apartment fire. On Sunday,...

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APRC’s Mbowe explains U-turn on resignation

By Tabora Bojang The spokesperson of the APRC 'No to Alliance’, Pa Modou Mbowe has confirmed to The Standard that he has rescinded his decision...

Court gives only a week for state to charge Saul Badjie, others

By Bruce Asemota Justice Zainab Jawara-Alami of the High Court in Banjul has ordered the state law office to file charges against General Saul Badjie,...

NHRC seeks to review, incorporate human rights education into school curricula

By Oumie Bojang The National Human Rights Commission in collaboration with the British High Commission in The Gambia has on Thursday organised a dialogue with...

GCCI launches 15th trade fair

By Olimatou Coker The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has on Wednesday launched 15th Trade Fair Gambia International 2022. The event was held at...

Sunshine hands over 2 boreholes to schools

By Amadou Jadama Sunshine hands over 2 boreholes to schoolsThe solar water project was funded by Sunshine Water Project based in Manchester, UK. Piere Mendy, the...

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$heek Juice and Sheikh C bring Premillions to Gambia

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$heek Juice and Sheikh C bring Premillions to Gambia

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BARROW CONVERTS LATE PENALTY TO SNATCH DRAW FOR GAMBIA

Musa Barrow converted a 90th-minute penalty for Gambia to snatch a 1-1 draw against Mali with the matchday 2 result set to take both teams through to the second round of the Africa Cup...

BARROW CONVERTS LATE PENALTY TO SNATCH DRAW FOR GAMBIA

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Letters: So far so good: now, let us think ahead

1. History in making For over 56 years, Mother Gambia had worked extremely hard to reach this stage. Thus, let us jealousy safeguard it. History was made, and I am very convinced that Tom Sainfiet...

BARROW CONVERTS LATE PENALTY TO SNATCH DRAW FOR GAMBIA

Musa Barrow converted a 90th-minute penalty for Gambia to snatch a 1-1 draw against Mali with the matchday 2 result set to take both...

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National Assembly elections slated for April 9

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