Guinean & Mauritanian Presidents’ convoy leaves State House for Coco Ocean Hotel

The motorcade of the two mediating West African leaders to The Gambia trying to finally convince Yahya Jammeh to hand over power, has left the Presidential Palace...

‘Solo Sandeng fainted in front of Yankuba Badjie’ – 2nd witness tells court

Omar Bojang, a native of Old Yundum and NIA Director for West Coast Region who is the second prosecution witness in the ongoing murder trial involving the...

Badou Kebbeh alleged killer who was on the run is arrested in Kaolack, repatriated

Mustapha Gaye who was on the run since 23rd April, 2017 for allegedly stabbing and killing one Badou Kebbeh with a knife in Nema Jola Kunda, has...

TRRC: Top Gambia Army General Says 1994 Coupists Were Troublemakers

A top Gambian army general Mamat Cham on Wednesday said those who participated in the 1994 coup were troublemakers. Cham said this while testifying before the Truth, Reconciliation...

UDP wins majority in the National Assembly

The United Democratic Party (UDP) became victorious in Gambia’s Thursday Parliamentary elections, winning 31 seats out of the total 53 seats contested.   Alhaji Alieu Momarr Njai, the Chairman...

1994 COUP: Senegal Slammed for Helping Jammeh

A former aide-de-camp to former president Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara has that Senegal lent a helping hand to the 1994 coup which brought former president Yahya Jammeh...

Gambians Spared of Airport Burden as Barrow Travels to Egypt

Members of the general public have been spared of the burden of going to the airport to see off President Adama Barrow as he travels to Egypt...

Interior & Justice ministers unexpectedly visit Mile II Prison

Gambia’s ministers of Interior and Attorney General and Minister of Justice in the new government of President Adama Barrow on Monday unexpectedly visited the notorious Mile II...

CDS Kinteh urges GAMCOY 20 to ensure integrity, respect & professionalism

Gambia’s Army chief has reminded the Gambia’s 20th contingent heading for the Sudanese troubled region of Darfur, to always remember the principles of integrity, respect for diversity...

‘I Didn’t Want to Die That’s Why I Worked for Jammeh’

A former lands minister Lamin Wa Juwara has said that he would have been dead if he had refused to work for former president Yahya Jammeh. Juwara served...

Ex-Junglers Acquire New Identities

Former members of President Yahya Jammeh’s killer squad, the Junglers, have acquired new identities with kingpin Sanna Manjang now called Yaya Badgie, The Standard has learned. Manjang, indicted...

BATOKUNKU: Man Dies after ‘Cutting His Own Throat’

A man has died after reportedly slitting his own throat in a suspected suicide case. Sheriffo Sonko is said to be mentally unhealthy and after been missing for...

UN says Gambia’s ranking in Corruption Perceptions Index a ‘positive trend’ 

The United Nation Resident Coordinator in The Gambia has described as a 'positive trend' the country's ranking in the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index. Reported by Transparency International, The...

‘Magnificent’ D3.5Bn Senegambia Bridge Opened

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow on Monday officiated the opening of the Senegambia Bridge following three years of construction. The landmark structure built across the River Gambia Yelli-Tenda-Bamba...

M. A. Bah Quits APRC

By Omar Wally Retired General Momodou Alieu Bah, a one time leader of The  Alliance For Patriotic Reorientation & Construction (APRC) has resigned from the party effective, June...

The hypocrisy of party politics

By Solomon Demba Democracy can be seen as the only political system compatible with liberal democracies. In a proper functioning democracy, political parties tend to embrace both internal...

Renowned Historian-Musician Alagie Mbye Dies

By Lamin Njie A foremost Mandinka historian-musician Jali Alagie Mbye has died, family sources have told The Fatu Network. He was 53. The Tallinding based legendary Jali (Griot) died...

Jammeh’s last Health Minister Omar Sey is new GDC Foreign Affairs Sec replacing Batchilly

Omar Sey, former Minister of Health and Social Welfare in former President Yahya Jammeh's government has been elected as the Foreign Affairs Secretary of the Gambia Democratic...

President Barrow says Europe trip a good one

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has described his just concluded maiden European trip as ‘a very good trip’. President Barrow earlier this week, embarked on his first European tour...

Ex-VP Tambajang Says She Rejected Barrow’s UN Job because it was a ‘Demotion’

By Lamin Njie Former vice president Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang has said that she refused to accept a job with the United Nations because it was a ‘demotion’. The country’s...

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