Monday, June 17, 2024

GAP Urges Member States to Reflect on OIC’s Vision to Overcome Existing Challenges

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By: Dawda Baldeh The leader of the Gambia Action Party (GAP), Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, has called on members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to reflect...

Incoming President Barrow responds to outgoing President Jammeh over remarks on state TV

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Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has condemned the remarks made on state TV by the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh during his meeting with the so-called Africa Bar Association. ...

When Will The Rains Stop Beating Us?

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Alagi Yorro Jallow These are very difficult times in the Gambia. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, the Gambia opened with ethnic bigotry, religious bigotry, misogynism and intolerance. Of...

STATEMENT IN REBUTTAL OF FABRICATED EVIDENCE BY EX- CAPTAIN MOMAT CHAM

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Having more facts to testify than most Gambians regarding the injustices perpetrated against the people;   having languished in Mile Two Prisons at the Maximum Security Wing in...

SCORPIONS SUFFER DEFEAT AGAINST MOROCCO

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  By Lamin Drammeh   MOROCCO 2-1 GAMBIA: The scorpions of the Gambia got off to an unconvincing start to their preparations for the Afcon qualifier with a 2-1 defeat to...

UDP Congress In Basse: Lawyer Darboe Calls For Collective Action To End Tyranny In...

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  The Leader of the opposition United Democratic Party, Lawyer Ousainou Darboe has called for collective, concerted action to end the dictatorship that has shed enough blood, inflicted...

Mama Kandeh disappointed with President Barrow’s post election statement

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The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party has expressed total disappointment with the post Parliamentary election statement by President Adama Barrow saying he has indicated...

Gov’t Will Rebuild Kaur Acting VP tells flood victims

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By Omar Wally Fatoumata Jallow- Tambajang, the acting Vice President and Minister for Women Affairs has told flood victims that The Gambia government under the leadership...

Persecution of journalists: The Gambia brought before ECOWAS Court

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  Harassment, persecution and torture of journalists in the Gambia and the media laws used to justify violations challenged in West Africa regional court.   Oral arguments were heard on 11 October...

Arona Tine Officially Charged with the Murder of Fatoumatta Kargbo

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By: Alieu Jallow Arona Tine, a Senegalese national alleged to have murdered Fatoumatta Kargbo, a former staff member of HM Bureau at West Field, appeared before Justice Ebrima...

M. A. Bah Quits APRC

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By Omar Wally Retired General Momodou Alieu Bah, a one time leader of The  Alliance For Patriotic Reorientation & Construction (APRC) has resigned from the party effective, June...

Gambia’s Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang, Minister of Women Affairs and Overseer – Vice President’s Office,...

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  The fearless Gambian human rights activist won New African Woman magazine’s Woman of the Year Award at the their Award ceremony that took place in Dakar last...

African Export-Import Bank to invest US$500M in Gambia

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The African Export-Import Bank is ready to invest up to US$500 Million in support of the new government’s priority development programmes in key areas of agriculture, tourism and infrastructure. This...

Bakary Papa Gassama Nominated for CAF Referee Of The Year Award

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By Arfang M.S Camara The three times best referee award winner Bakary Papa Gassama was today November 27, 2017, nominated for the Best African Referee by The Confederation...

AU rewards ECOWAS for peacefully resolving Gambia crisis

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The African Union Monday awarded a certificate of appreciation to the sub-regional bloc, ECOWAS, for the extra-ordinary efforts in peacefully resolving the recent political impasse and defending...

Environment Minister Commends Bush Town Community for Forest Preservation

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Environment Minister Commends Bush Town Community for Forest Preservation  By: Dawda Baldeh The Minister of Environment, Climate Change, and Natural Resources, Rohey John Manjang, has praised the Bush...

Angry ambulance drivers drag Riders to Labour

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By Kebba Camara At least 29 drivers employed by Riders For Health have voiced their grievances regarding what they perceive as unjust working conditions to the Department of...

WHO DECIDED, GAMBIA OR THE “TACTICAL COALITION”?

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THE “TACTICAL COALITION” GOVERNMENT  IN MOTION BUT WITHOUT DIRECTION.                                        ...

Citizen reacts to Gambian ISIS boy

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  Fatima Touray, a resident of Bakau Newtown, yesterday walked into the offices of The Standard to express her dissatisfaction about the viraled Gambian in ISIS video. This paper...

UDP Should Betray the God of Gambian Politics

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Being a cautious optimist, I have, in many conversations, contended that hope is an overrated force in human history -- but I do also realize that hope...