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APP LEADER RETURNS, VOWS TO SAVE GAMBIA’S ‘BACKWARD TREND’

By Omar Bah With about seven months to the December presidential election, a UK-based medical doctor Dr Ebrima Jagne who was recently elected leader of...

Ex-soldier convicted of impersonation, kidnapping

By Amadou Jadama Principal Magistrate Muhammed Krubally of Brusubi court yesterday convicted and sentenced one Buba Sanneh, a former military officer on three counts; impersonating...

Students accuse College of refusing to refund fees covered...

By Mafugi Ceesay A large number of Gambia College students had alleged they could not get refunds of fees they have paid even though they...

Prisoners should be allowed to vote

By Tabora Bojang The National Human Rights Commission has said it is concerned that prisoners have long been disenfranchised in this country, despite the constitution...

Human rights defender says media was a casualty of...

By Aisha Tamba Fatou Jagne Senghore, human rights defender, and regional director of Article 19 West Africa, yesterday gave the truth commission her NGO's perspectives...

BAI BABU URGES BARROW TO FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE

BAI BABU URGES BARROW TO FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE Bai Babu, the rap-mbalax landloard, has pleaded with President Adama Barrow to stop all the infrastructure and...

GAMBIA COULD PLAY MORE AFRICAN FRIENDLIES

Even though The Gambia is not participating in the World Cup qualifiers, yesterday's announcement by CAF that the world cup qualifiers slated to start...

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SPORTS

GAMBIA COULD PLAY MORE AFRICAN FRIENDLIES

Even though The Gambia is not participating in the World Cup qualifiers, yesterday's announcement by CAF that the world cup qualifiers slated to start...

Real signs 3 new players

Real de Banjul Football Club has completed the signing of three players, Yaya Bojang, Felix Mendy and Mohammed Jobe just in time for the...

Brimaka UTD and GAF clash tonight for second place

By Mohammed Lamin Drammeh The GFF league continues tonight with Brikama United playing Gambia Armed Forces for the second place position in the league as...

BANJUL UNITED MOVES OUT OF RELEGATION

Banjul United moved out of the bottom two on Sunday night despite a goalless stalemate with Waa Banjul in the clash of two teams...

Opinions

What does Barrow understand or not understand?

It is not only insulting to the citizens but also threatening to national security for Pres. Adama Barrow to allow none other than a...

Letters: Statements that undermine free and fair elections

Dear editor, This comment is a verbatim quote of Pres. Adama Barrow published in the Standard newspaper. He is said to make this comment in...

The untold sacrifice of health workers

By Sarja Jarjusey If time persists more than the existence of mankind, the veracity of this paper won't be denied. It took me 8760 hours,...

Letters: The president loquacious advisers are dumped by the...

Dear editor, The incapability of the officious advisers who are most often than not expressing adulatory language to President Barrow is finally exposed. The so-called political...

The 2022 OIC Summit – A questionable reality

There is absolutely no doubt that every Gambian is hoping and praying that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit scheduled for 2022 succeeds,...