Macky Sall Says Gambia, Senegal Are One Family

 By Lamin Sanyang Senegal's President Macky Sall who was a Special Guest to the country's 52nd Independent Anniversary has said that the two countries, Gambia and Senegal are...

Darboe warns UDP supporters against negative militancy

The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainou Darboe, has cautioned his party supporters to avoid what he called “extreme negative militancy”, “overzealousness” and “unmeasured language” as...

“Pristine Consulting Has No Existing Contracts With Government” Justice Minister

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, February 14, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubacar Tambadou has said that Pristine Consulting’s contract with The Gambia...

Police Say Gas Station Armed Robber Suspect Still At Large

The gunman who allegedly robbed Jah Oil Brikama Petrol Station at the roundabout leading to Kembujeh is still at large, police spokesperson say.Superintendent David Kujabi informed the...

AU says Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of poll results ‘null and void’

By Alhagie Jobe The African Union Commission on Saturday called a statement by Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh rejecting his loss in December 1st polls "null and void" since...

Are Gambian Journalists Scrofulous…?

A lot has been said in the past few days about the accusations Pres. Adama Barrow levelled against some ‘unknown’ journalists. He claimed that they approached him...

Amnesty International concerned with safety of ex-deputy minister Momodou Sajo Jallow held incommunicado

Amnesty International has expressed concern about the safety of Momodou Sajo Jallow, an ex-deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia who has been incommunicado for more...

IEC accepts Mama Kandeh’s nomination subjects to further scrutiny

 By Alhagie Jobe The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Monday, November 7 accepted the nomination of Hon. Mama Kandeh as candidate of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) for the...

Banka Manneh, US-based Gambian

   Talibeh Hydara, Standard Newspaper Banka Manneh, a Gambian resident in the United States, is the chairman of the Gambia Civil Society Associations. Banka left for US in the...

Interior minister calls for peace in Sibanor

 Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty has called for peace and tranquility in Sibanor village in light of recent clashes between a group of the former ruling APRC...

New Interior Minister warns criminals, says national security will not be compromised

Written by Alagie MannehThe Gambia’s new Interior Minister has issued a strong warning to criminals and people who violate the laws to understand that such business as...

Gambian film narrowly misses int’l award after nomination

 By Lamin Sanyang Roots of The Gambia, a film about the people and culture that Kunta Kinteh left behind, has narrowly missed the Best Documentary Award at an...

Gambia Immigration Authorities Deny Fixing The New ID Card Fees

BANJUL----The Immigration Department has denied raising the new national identity ID Card fees to D450 Dalasi.The Gambia Government has recently contracted Semlex, a Belgian Company to issue...

Amadou Samba clears the air about Panama Papers saga

 Gambian top businessman, Amadou Samba, has broken the silence over the alleged $900 million offshore account “wrongly” linked to him in a publication dubbed the Panama Papers,...

Opinion: GFF Must Stop Using FIFA funds on National Teams

By Alieu Ceesay, Sports JournalistIt is enough! The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) must stop with immediate effect using funds from the world football governing body to finance...

PEC Committee Suspends Sitting, As ‘GPA MD Failed To Appear Before Committee ‘

The National Assembly committee on Public Enterprises Thursday suspended its sitting on the activity reports of The Gambia Ports Authority, as the managing director of GPA;...

First Lady Lands in Saudi Arabia on a $300, 000 Chartered Flight

By Alhagie Jobe Gambia’s First Lady Madam Zineb Yahya Jammeh has arrived in Saudi Arabia on board a $300,000 chartered flight to perform 'Ummrah', the Fatu Network has...

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on Elections in The Gambia

 The United States congratulates the people of The Gambia on a peaceful and democratic presidential election that has the potential to mark a new beginning for all...

GPU welcomes Ecowas Court ruling on Gambia anti-free speech laws

Banjul, February 15: The Gambia Press Union (GPU) welcomes the ruling made by the Abuja-based Ecowas Court of Justice on Wednesday February 14, on the legality of...

Gambia to Host inaugural Senegambia Volleyball Championship

The maiden Senegambia cup will be hosted by the Gambia this month following an agreement between the National Volleyball Federations of The Gambia and Senegal.` As agreed between...