Mariam Denton is new Speaker of the National Assembly

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Mariama Diack Denton, a nominated National Assembly member and lawyer by profession has been elected as the new speaker of the Gambia’s National Assembly. She was nominated by...

President Barrow is clear about his priorities’’ – Tony Blair

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State House, 11th September 2018 - After a closed-door meeting with His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, the Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change,...

President Barrow Receives ECOWAS Report on Weapons Assessment in The Gambia

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State House, Banjul, 22ndOctober 2018  State House, Banjul, 22nd October 2018 – His Excellency the President of the Republic, Adama Barrow, on Monday, received the ECOWAS report on...

FIRST LADY BIO CAMPAIGNS AGAINST EARLY MARRIAGE AT AFRICAN GIRLS SUMMIT

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By George Sesay The First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, H.E. Fatima Bio encouraged her counterparts in Africa to set up robust means of protecting girls...

I Thought Solo was in a Coma-Witness

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By Fatou Sowe Baboucarr Njie a photographer and the 7th prosecution witness in the Solo Sandeng murder trial has told the high court in Banjul, presided over by...

OJ blames Darboe for Coalition split

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    By Omar Bah, Standard Newspaper     The leader of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Omar Amadou Jallow alias OJ has launched a ferocious attack on Lawyer Ousainou Darboe of...

Gambia: President Barrow Delivers Sunshine and Peaceful Diplomacy at the UN

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In one of the most anticipated speeches of his political career amidst fellow world leaders and a public tuned-in-wait, the Gambian leader delivered a flawless masterclass to...

National think tank finally launched

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  A 19-member national think tank, an apolitical and multi-disciplinary expert body selected to create policy direction for the government, was launched yesterday. The think tank is tasked to...

Nationwide consultation on proposed TRRC starts

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The countrywide consultation on the proposed Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission began on Monday with first meeting in North Bank region's capital, Kerewan. The purpose of the consultation...

Breaking News: Journalist Alhaji Ceesay removed from his hospital bed; Forcibly returned to Mile...

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In what appears to be a desperate move by The Government of Dictator Jammeh to conceal the severity of Journalist Alhaji Ceesay's deteriorating health conditions, The Fatu...

As our nation is saddled with dizzying arrays of evolving difficulties, the regime leaders...

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  In an election year as contentious as this one, it is refreshing to see our seasoned politicians who have been tried-and-tested, able to exercise judgment of the...

Should ‘Pristine Consulting’ replace SEMLEX in printing Gambia’s new passports; Bank notes, et al?

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Further to my correspondence of last week, please allow me to add new dimension to the story for public debate & discourse given the dilemma facing the...

“We Want A Transformed Gambia”–TANGO Chairman

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The Association of NGOs in the Gambia (TANGO) Friday, January 19 convened a major national press conference of stakeholders in the non-state sector aimed at marking the...

Upholding the Law…

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The Constitution is what binds us all together. It is the one thing that we have all, together agreed on that will guide our dealings with each...

Two Senior Officers Testify In Trial Of Alleged Coup Plotters

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Two senior military officers of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Colonel Essa Tamba and Captain Pharing Sanyang have testified before a military court martial against group of...

Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia Pays a two-day State Visit to Sierra Leone

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State House, Freetown, Saturday, 13 January 2019 – The Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen Hassen, together with his entourage has met His Excellency President Julius...

SSHFC’s Modou Camara Suspended

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Modou Camara, a senior manager at the Social Security & Houisng Finance Corporation was on Friday, July 17 handed a three months suspension letter by memebers of...

Ambassador Malang meets two Qatari media chiefs

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The Ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia to the State of Qatar, H.E Foday Malang, Monday 22ndOctober 2018 met the Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Media...

The Strikes Are Metastasizing

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Every other day, we hear of one group or the other calling for a sit-down strike. On the surface, it looks like people (professionals) are finding these...

Police urges illegally obtained gov’t vehicles from ex-regime be surrendered

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The Gambia Police Force has issued a stern warning to all those in possession of government vehicles illegally obtained from the former regime of former President Yahya...