“Generals Mendy & Tamba Are Not A Threat” CDS Kinteh

By Omar Wally The Chief of Defense Staff of The Gambia Armed Forces, Lt Gen Masanneh Kinteh, has reiterated that Generals Umpa Mendy and Ansumana Tamba are not...

‘BARROW MUST SAY WHERE HE BELONGS’

Cherno Njie, the financier of December 30th coup plot, has told The Standard over the weekend that President Adama Barrow must decide whether he is a coalition...

Modou Lamin Jarju At Large, Umpa & Tamba Cooperating With Investigators

Modou Lamin Jarju, the third former security officer who traveled with Generals Umpa Mendy and Ansumana Tamba on board Royal Air Maroc on the early hours of...

‘What Femi Fought For Took Place During His Time’

By Omar Wally Victoria Clarke Nee-Peters the eldest sister of Fami Peters, has said that her late brother fought and what he fought for took place during his...

Generals Mendy And Tamba Arrested, Detained At Yundum Barracks

Generals Umpa Mendy & Ansumana Jammeh both very close associates of former dictator Yahya Jammeh have arrived in The Gambia according to sources. The two generals who...

UDP Reschedules Selection Of Party Candidates For Upcoming Local Gov’t Elections

By Omar Wally Candidates vying under United Democratic Party (UDP) ticket for mayoral elections in Kanifing Municipality will go for primary elections on February 4, 2018. On Sunday, January...

Femi Peters: A Martyr of the Public Order Act

The news of the death of Uncle Femi Peters truly pains and angers me beyond measure. Femi should not have died now if there was no draconian...

Developing Entrepreneurial Skills…

Many have lamented the continuous rote learning which characterizes our education system. Many have observed that even though some of our youth come out with excellent results...

Eight Fined for Illegal Logging

By Omar Wally The district tribunal presided over by Kanimang Sanneh Chief of Jimara, has fined seven Senegalese and a Gambian a sum of D7000.00 each, after they...

“We Want A Transformed Gambia”–TANGO Chairman

The Association of NGOs in the Gambia (TANGO) Friday, January 19 convened a major national press conference of stakeholders in the non-state sector aimed at marking the...

Former Speaker Of The House Presents Letters Of Credence To Jacob Zuma

Ambassador Abdoulie Bojang on Wednesday presented his letters of credence to President Jacob Zuma, accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of The Gambia...

JUNGLER EXPLAINS HOW NDURE CHAM WAS CAPTURED, KILLED

On 21 March 2006, the government of President Yahya Jammeh foiled a planned coup. More than 20 suspected plotters including civilians were arrested. Some were jailed and...

APRC Spokesperson Questioned

By Omar Wally Hon Seedy Njie, the spokesperson for the Opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) party, was on Friday, January 19, 2018, questioned by officials...

Former General M.A Bah Is APRC’s New Deputy Party Leader

By Omar Wally The former Interior Minister under former President Yahya Jammeh, General Momodou Alieu Bah, has been selected as deputy party leader for the former ruling Alliance...

“THE BIGGEST THREAT TO PEACE”: SEARCH NO FURTHER THAN “SELF”

If you are someone who look down upon the tribes of others, If you are someone who ridicule the cultures of others, if you are someone who...

Justice Ministry Announces Guidelines For The Selection & Appointment Of TRRC Commissioners

Following the enactment of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act 2017, the Ministry of Justice hereby publishes Guidelines for the Selection and Appointment of Commissioners to...

Government Vehicles…

There is no doubt that the number of government vehicles is just too large for a poor country like the Gambia. The amount of money spent on...

‘I will remove Barrow from power if…’

Veteran politician Dr Lamin Bolonding Bojang has said if President Adama Barrow becomes corrupt and wants to overstay in power, he will rejoin politics to remove him...

“Former Captain Ebou Jallow absconded with $3 Million Dollars,” Lamin Kaba Bajo Tells Commission

Captain Ebou Jallow, former Spokesman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council AFPRC Military Junta has been accused of stealing millions of US dollars from state funds...

Citizenship, ethnicity, democracy and politics

I was reading a book written by Mary Kingsley in 1899 about West Africa. I apologise in advance. She observed that we like talking things over without...

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