Gambia urges U.S. to extend sanctions to Zineb

The Gambian authorities have called on international partners to sanction former ruler Yahya Jammeh as the country tries to recover funds reportedly looted by the former president. At...

‘GENERAL SAVAGE BETRAYED DECEMBER 30TH ATTACKERS’

Gambian-born retired US Army sergeant, Papa Faal, has claimed that the 30th December 2014 coup d’etat failed because Brigadier General Musa Savage snitched on them and that...

President Barrow Opens TAF Gambia Annual Networking Conference

Gambia's President Adama Barrow has officially opened the 3rd TAF Gambia Annual Networking Conference at the Sheraton Hotel, Brufut.The TAF Africa Global is a housing scheme project...

Mayoral Aspirant Papa Njie Vows to Prioritize Sports Development if…

By Alieu CeesayOne of the aspirants for the 2018 Kanifing Municipality (KM) Mayoral Election, Papa Njie has vowed to make sports as part of his development agenda...

Bakoteh Dumpsite is a Violation of the Human Rights of Gambians!

It was in July 2015 that KMC Mayor Yankuba Colley signed a 2.2. million euros contract with the CEO of JMP company Mario Pratolongo from Italy for...

Isatou Auber Redeployed To GNPC

Isatou Auber Faal, former secretary to cabinet at the office of The President has been redeployed to The Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC) sources say.Mrs. Auber Faal...

“The All-inclusive Package is Here To Stay” Tourism Minister Bah

By Yunus S SaliuThe ‘all-inclusive package,’ which has become a controversy among some vendors in the tourism industry has been declared a tourism package that is ‘here...

“We Must Watch Every Move Of The Government”–Veronic Wright

Ms Veronic Wright, a Gambian Legal Adviser and Officer in charge of the Office of the Prosecutor, United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunal has called on...

United States Sanctions Human Rights Abusers and Corrupt Actors Across the Globe

DECEMBER 21, 2017New Executive Order Implements Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, Provides for Treasury Sanctions Against Malign Actors Worldwide Washington – Today, the Trump Administration launched a new...

Impersonator defrauds millions in URR

A man who claimed to be working with Mercy Ship (Doctors Without Borders) has defrauded millions of dalasis and ran away.Among the dubious activities he did included...

Ecowas welcomes Gambia’s TRRC

The head of states of the regional bloc, Economic Community of the West African States, have welcomed the establishment of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission to...

‘KASSA LEFT GDC BECAUSE WE DID NOT ALLOW HIM TO INSULT DARBOE’

The youth mobiliser of opposition GDC has reacted to Bakau politician, Dudu Kassa Jaata’s public ruing of his decision to join their party.Speaking in a Standard exclusive...

Former Sindola Hotel MD Testifies At Commission Of Inquiry

Ms Laly Diab, former Managing Director of Sindola Safari Hotel has testified before the commission of inquiry probing into the financial dealings of the former President Yahya...

‘Energy sector disappointing but bright future ahead’

The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has said that the performance of the energy sector has been disappointing, adding that with the generation capacity below the...

BOY ARRESTED FOR LEAKING WOMAN’S NAKED VIDEO

Police in Barra have arrested a boy for reportedly leaking the video of a naked woman on the internet without her permission, The Standard has been informed.According...

THE JANNEH COMMISSION: “One eye for the past and the other eye for...

The Janneh Commission, set up by The Gambia Government, to probe into the financial activities of the erstwhile dictator, Yahya Jammeh and his close associates, must be...

I Took Photographs, Videos Of Solo Sandeng & Co At NIA -Witness

By Fatou SoweBaboucarr Njie of Sukuta Junction Ba and a photographer at the former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) now State Intelligence Agency (SIS) has told the high...

Tension Escalates In Jabang Over Land Dispute

Information reaching this medium has it that hundreds of settlers at Jabang Village in the Kombo North District, mainly young people clashed with the Police Intervention Unit...

Police PRO Reacts To Foroyaa Story On Alleged Maltreatment And Detention

“POLICE ACCUSED OF MALTREATMENT, DETENTION” - FOROYAA NEWSPAPERThe Gambia Police Force is appalled at the above sensational caption of a story published on the Monday 18 December...

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BARROW ON THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL APPOINTMENT OF MR. ALKALI CONTEH

Mr. President,First, Allow me to extend my unreserved congratulations to you and the entire Gambian population on the first anniversary of your election  Victory, which I will...