Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Justice Ministry to create Special Adviser position on judicial reforms

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Gambia’s Ministry of Justice is on the verge of creating the post of a Special Adviser to the Attorney General. The Special Adviser’s responsibility will be to provide...

Ex-Junglers Acquire New Identities

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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...

Kandeh Slams Barrow over ‘Where Were You’ Rant

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By Lamin Njie Mamma Kandeh has said President Adama Barrow was nowhere to be found when the going was at its toughest for the United Democratic Party. The GDC...

Breaking news: UDP takes position on Barrow’s rule and the party’s standpoint is THREE...

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By Lamin Njie United Democratic Party on Wednesday called on President Adama Barrow to step down in December, ending months of misgiving around the party's standpoint. A united seven-party...

Barrow Fires Faraba Banta Alkalo, Others

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By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has sacked the Alkalo of Faraba Banta as part of measures aimed at addressing ‘the longstanding acrimonious’ relationship between different parties in...

Police rubbishes reports of plastic rice presence in Gambian market

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Police in The Gambia have denied reports that the alleged ‘Plastic Rice’ is sold in Gambian markets. A statement from the Office of the Inspector General of Police...

Gambians Celebrate Jammeh’s Latest Woe

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By Lamin Njie Celebrations have erupted in The Gambia after the United States said on Monday that it has publicly designated former President Yahya Jammeh and his family...

PPP CRISIS: OJ Vows to Defend PPP’s Legacy, Says BB Darboe is not Credible

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By Mammy Saidykhan A former leader of the People’s Progessive Party Omar Jallow on Monday said he will never allow anybody to destroy the legacy of PPP. Mr Jallow...

Gambia Gov’t Reacts to Killing of Saudi Journalist

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By Lamin Njie The Gambia government has reacted to the killing of a Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi national, went missing after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate...

PPP CRISIS: Faction Demands Papa Njie, Others’ Resignation

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A faction in the People’s Progressive Party has called for the resignation of Papa Njie as leader of the party. PPP has been thrown into a state of...

Breaking news: Supreme Islamic Council appoints Saturday as Eid

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By Lamin Njie The Supreme Islamic Council has cancelled its initial Eid day declaration. The country's top religious body has appointed Saturday as Eid in The Gambia instead of...

‘Work in unison to advance your associations’- GYIN Gambia chief urges

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The Executive Director of the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia (GYIN Gambia) has told the people of Foni Bulock to work together to advance their association. Mamadou ...

GYIN Gambia launches first ever Rural Youth Award

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The Gambia chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) on Thursday launched the first ever Rural Youth Award meant to recognize the efforts of enterprising youth in...

Nigerian Air Force contingent on ‘Operation Restore Democracy in Gambia’ returns home

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) contingent deployed on the ‘Operation Restore Democracy in Gambia’ finally returned home in Nigeria from Dakar, Senegal. The 200 officers of the air...

Breaking news: State Guard soldier Nuha Conteh ARRESTED

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By Lamin Njie Nuha Conteh, the soldier that fled under dramatic circumstances after opening fire at Kalagi Police Station has been arrested. Conteh last Tuesday opened fire in the...

AU Election Observation Mission arrives in Banjul

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The African Union Election Observation Mission to The Gambia’s April 6th Parliamentary elections arrived in the country ahead of voting day. At the invitation of the government of...

Coalition position on National Assembly election not yet conclusive – Halifa Sallah

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Halifa Sallah, the spokesperson of the new government has said the position of the coalition government on the forthcoming National Assembly elections slated for April 6th, is...

INDEPENDENCE: Barrow Visits Ex-President Jawara

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By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow on Monday visited Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, the former president of The Gambia. Jawara, 94, became the first president of The Gambia in...

First Lady Zineb Jammeh Abandoned By Her Security Detail

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First Lady Zineb Yahya Jammeh will be heading home from Washington on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 without two of her closest guards. Lamin Bojang known as ‘Obama’...

Gambia’s National Assembly revokes State Of Emergency

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Gambia's National Assembly has voted and revoked the State of Public Emergency that was passed and declared by the country's former President Yahya Jammeh. The Assembly also revoked...