Friday, July 19, 2024

GAP Supports Junta’s Decision to Exit Regional Bloc, Citing Economic Independence and Other Factors

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By: Dawda Baldeh The opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP) leader, Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, has supported the Junta’s decision to exit their countries as members of the West...

Extended Report: Kush Abuse in The Gambia – Nightmares, Law Enforcement, & Advocacy

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By: Dawda Baldeh A new drug called 'kush' is wreaking havoc in The Gambia. Believed to originate from West Africa, particularly Sierra Leone, kush is estimated to have...

Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali Sever Ties with Regional Bloc

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has opened a crucial summit in Abuja, Nigeria, just a day after Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger's military rulers...

Sierra Leone First Lady Wins Legal Battle to End Child Marriage

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By Amara Thoronka With a broad smile in the company of his wife and daughter, President of Sierra Leone, Brigadier (Rtd) Julius Maada Bio, signed the Prohibition of...

Exploring the Need for a Female Leader in The Gambia Ahead of Future Elections

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OPINION  By Michaella Faith Wright As The Gambia approaches its future elections, a growing discourse centres on considering a female leader to guide the nation into a new era...

Sierra Leone’s President Bio Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Lumley Children’s Hospital

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By Michaella Faith Wright In a landmark event for Sierra Leone's healthcare sector, President Dr. Julius Maada Bio, accompanied by First Lady Dr. Fatima Maada Bio, inaugurated the...

Emmanuel Zahid: The Soulful Voice of Gospel Music

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Emmanuel Zahid: The Soulful Voice of Gospel Music By Michaella Faith Wright Emmanuel Zahid is a rising star in the music industry, renowned for his powerful and soulful voice...

Gambia Gains Observer Status at 2024 UCO Endeavor Games in the USA

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Gambia, the smallest country on the African continent, has enjoyed Observer status at the 2024 annual University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) Endeavor Games in...

JUSTICE MINISTER CALLS FOR COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO TRANSLATE ACPHR’S MANDATE INTO REALITY

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By: Alieu Jallow The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Dawda A. Jallow, has called for collaborative efforts to translate the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights...

GAP Advocates Equal Treatment of Africans at ICC

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By: Dawda Baldeh The leader of the opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP), Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, has advocated for the equal treatment of Africans at the International Criminal...

Iconic award immortalises late VP Joof’s enduring legacy

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By Hadram Hydara The late Vice President of The Gambia, Badara Alieu Joof, who passed away after a brief illness on January 17, 2023, in India, has been...

‘Gambian of the Year’ Darboe crowned Heroes Award Person of the Year

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By Hadram Hydram Yankuba Darboe, the Commissioner General of The Gambia Revenue Authority, fresh from winning The Standard Newspaper's Gambian of the Year Award, has also won the...

Migrants Trapped in the Midst of Irregular Migration Suffer Psychologically

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By: Adama Sanneh Migrants in the middle of their irregular migration journey say they are psychologically traumatized in their efforts to reach Europe. Many migrants hoping to go...

Deputy Regional Rep. OHCHR/WARO Calls on African Leaders to Commit Political Will in Addressing...

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By: Alieu Jallow Benjamin Hounton, Deputy Regional Representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in the West African Regional Office, called on...

NGO Denounces Factors Limiting Safe Migration Routes

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By: Alieu Jallow During the ongoing NGO forum on participation in the 79th session of the African Commission on People's and Human Rights, a special session on the...

Book Review: The Law and Naturopathic Medicine Practice in Ghana – Prof. Nyarkotey has...

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By Anthony Goodnuff Appiah Larbi, PhD Candidate As a legal researcher and ardent reader, when I was initially given this book to read, I set a goal...

AFRICA MUST RISE

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By: The Perpetual Poet (Grammarian Komma) The future of Africa is anchored in hygienic politics. Unless this concept is embraced by the electorate and politicians, our development policies,...

GAP Calls for Condemnation of Massive Deportation of Asylum Seekers from the UK

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By: Dawda Baldeh The opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP) leader, Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, has called for the condemnation of the massive deportation of asylum seekers from the...

After the OIC Summit -What Next?

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OPINION  By D. A. Jawo The much-anticipated summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the past five years has finally come to a successful conclusion, some people...

Over 40 VIPs and VVIPs to Grace the Banjul OIC Summit

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By: Alieu Jallow The Gambia's OIC Secretariat has informed journalists that over forty VIPs and VVIPs, including presidents and prime ministers, will attend the 15th edition of the...