Young people call on Gambia’s lawmakers to resign

By Journalist Famara FofanaScores of young people representing different youth organisations in The Gambia on Tuesday made their way to the capital, Banjul, where they stormed the National Assembly demanding Members...

Interior Minister Fatty says MPs lack of mobility a national disgrace

Gambia’s Interior Minister has described the lack of transportation means (official vehicles) for Members of the National Assembly as a national disgrace.Mai Ahmed Fatty was responding to...

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...

First Lady Launches Child Protection, Nutrition Project

By State House MediaHer Excellency, First Lady Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow on Wednesday 30th January, 2019, presided over the launching of Nsaa Keno: Nutrition and Protection for Children on...

BARROW YOUTH MOVEMENT: Mendy Was Holding Brief for a Political Party, Should Resign –...

Seedy Njie has called for the resignation of the president of the Gambia Bar Association.The Gambia Bar Association president Rachael Mendy on Sunday sparked off controversy over...

APRC’s Plans For A Bloodbath in Gambia Exposed

Credible sources have informed The Fatu Network that the defeated candidate of The ruling APRC party, Yahya Jammeh has gone too far in his preparations to wreck...

Parliamentary elections campaign begins today

Campaigning for the upcoming National Assembly elections in The Gambia starts today, Wednesday, April 15, according to the electoral body.   "Campaign begins on Wednesday 15th March and ends...

95% of Jammeh’s Deeds are Good – Ex-APRC Top Official

The former senior administrative secretary of opposition APRC Bakary Jaiteh has said that 95 percent of former President Yahya Jammeh’s actions are good because ‘he was a...

BREAKING: Gambia Police Open Investigation into 1,263 Seized Rifles

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia Police Force on Friday said it has opened an investigation into the discovery of dozens of rifles imported into the country from Turkey.Police...

BARROW VS DARBOE: Don’t Fight Somebody Who has More Political Power than You, Pata...

By Lamin NjieA US-based political activist and member of the United Democratic Party Pata Saidykhan has warned President Adama Barrow against starting a fight that he cannot...

Detained Intelligence Agency’s legal advisor released on bail

Bubabcarr AMO Badjie, the Director of Legal Affairs of the Gambia’s national intelligence agency, SIS, has been released on bail today, Monday, June 12th, his lawyer confirmed.   Badjie...

‘BACK WAY’: Dozens of Migrants Found Dead on Mediterranean Sea

No fewer than 25 people are believed to have died or are missing, including a pregnant woman, when a group of migrant boats got stranded at sea...

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...

Democracy Gives You No Right to Insult, Justice Minister Tells Gambians

Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has called on Gambians on social media to play a more responsible role in the country’s rebuilding process.Tambadou gave the call in Banjul...

Leaders of 1994 Coup Wanted to Flee Gambia after First Attempt Crumbled – Darboe

The leaders of the 1994 military coup wanted to flee The Gambia after the venture failed after it was first attempted, a former member of the Gambian...

Peace Corps Swears-In 39 New Volunteers

Press ReleaseOn Wednesday, December 5th, Peace Corps - The Gambia swore in 39 new Agriculture and Health Volunteers.  The ceremony, which was attended by Minister of Environment...

Gambia’s former ruling APRC party dominated Assembly convenes last sitting

Gambia’s National Assembly Tuesday adjourned sine-dine, ending the five years term of the sitting members ahead of the forthcoming parliamentary elections in April.The Assembly dominated by the...

Ex-VP Tambajang Says She was Fired Over a ‘Letter’

By Lamin NjieFormer vice president Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang has said she was fired from her cabinet post over a letter that...

Ex-Prison Director David Colley released on bail

The erstwhile Director of The Gambia Prison Service, David Colley has been released on bail, The Fatu Network has confirmed.Colley was arrested and detained at the Kairaba...

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...