Obituary: Fatu Camara’s Dad Passed Away Last Night

OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT: The Camara, Darboe, Singhateh and Mbai families regret to announce the death of Alhagi Momodou Lamin Camara, known as Daddy Camara or ML Camara. The...

Reading Signs Swansea City’s Modou Barrow

  Reading have signed winger Modou Barrow from Swansea City for an undisclosed fee. The 24-year-old leaves the Liberty having made 55 appearances – scoring twice – for the...

‘Suicide bomber’ claims to be missing Nigeria schoolgirl

Authorities in Cameroon and Nigeria are investigating a claim from a would-be suicide bomber that she was one of a group of schoolgirls abducted in 2014. The Nigerian...

APRC Crimes: The Enforced Disappearance of Chief Ebrima Manneh

  By Madi Jobarteh     Soon after the Gambia hosted the AU Summit in July 2006 thugs from the NIA arrested Daily Observer reporter Chief Ebrima Manneh. Since then the...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

  What Are The Targets....?   Your speech to the nation through the National Assembly was long overdue. In fact, we have repeatedly called for it and it is good...

He Could Be The Most Famous Gambian And You Probably Don’t Know Him!

He parties with the likes of Mayweather, he's celebrated all over Europe and America, and his face is on billboards around the world, yet most Gambians don't...

Minister Of Women Affairs Says Truth Is A Bitter Pill To Swallow

  The Minister of Women Affairs and Overseer of the Office of the Vice President, Madame Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang has said that truth is a bitter pill that...

“Stop The Political Intolerance & Vilification” Writer Says

  By Lamin Darboe   The political intolerance and vilification being displayed in our politics in the past couple of days is shameful and needs to stop immediately. As civilized...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…Our National Documents

  It's been months since your government through the minister for the Interior, Mr Mai Ahmad Fatty, announced the discontinuation of the issuance of the national documents, ID...

Another Warning By The UN, To Intending Migrants.

The UN has said that both migrants and civilians face a severe risk of kidnap, torture and execution by armed groups in Libya. In a report published in...

Gambian sent to jail for importing drugs to UK

  Jarreh Darboe, 37, a Gambian staying in Hawthorn Road, Little Sutton in the UK and another man have been jailed for attempting to import £43,000 worth of...

Mother narrates daughter’s death on ‘back-way’

    By Omar Bah, Standard Newspaper   A 20-year-old girl, who left home in Bakoteh to visit her sister at London Corner and later surfaced in Niger on the ‘back-way’...

Trust Bank MD Reveals Names Of Signatories To Tax Recovery Accounts

  The Managing Director of Trust Bank, Mr. Ebrima Sallah has revealed names of Momodou Sabally, Nuha Touray, Lamin Nyabally and Sulayman Samba as part of the signatories...

Court Vacation Delays NIA 9 Case

  The criminal trial involving the former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and eight other officers will not proceed until after the vacation of the...

Mass arrests in post election violence

  The police have arrested dozens of people from across the country in connection to reports of violence in the aftermath of last week’s parliamentary election. The Independent Candidate...

Gambia: Political Parties Sign MOU

  By Lamin Sanyang   Gambia's President Adama Barrow has presided over the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between different political parties in the country. Speaking at the...

The Million Dollar Question the Ministry of Tourism Needs to Answer

The honourable minister of tourism has had many gaffes since the beginning of the year. The ministry of foreign affairs has been busy, trying to undo the...

Full Statement Delivered By Justice Minister Tambadou At His Press Briefing

  PRESS BRIEFING JULY 2017   Welcome to another press briefing of the Ministry of Justice following the last one in May. As usual, the primary purpose of our press...

100 Days of the Coalition. Grade: D

  By Madi Jobarteh   Since the APRC NAMs amended Section 48(3) of the Constitution in 2003 to make simple majority or first-past-the-post the rule for winning elections, it became...

Political Pluralism

  It has become common for people to ask, 'Where were you when Jammeh was here , and why were you not criticizing?' I think this type of...