Tag: Gambia

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Gambians In Sudan Are Safe

The Government of The Gambia notes with serious concern the ongoing developments in the Sudan leading to the deterioration of the security situation and eruption of fighting in the country between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). Considering these unfortunate developments, The Gambia calls for an […]


Girl Stabs 'Baby Daddy' To Death

Mariama Konteh alias ‘Kuku’ from the Bakau quarter known as ‘Farokono’, has been arrested for stabbing to death her boyfriend, Tijan Bah, 23, Wednesday evening not far from the offices of The Standard newspaper. A visibly grief-stricken aunty of the deceased, Aji Fatou Jallow, yesterday told The Standard: “I understand […]


OJ Damns Jammeh's Reckless Spending

A former minister of the deposed Jawara government has taken a swipe on President Yahya Jammeh for recklessly spending and dishing out  millions of Dalasis when majority of Gambians are reeling with abject poverty. Omar Jallow blamed the Gambia government for planning to spend millions of Dalasis on reckless celebrations […]


President Jammeh Was Sent Packing

Gambian protesters on Friday sent their President home earlier than scheduled. President Yahya Jammeh was scheduled to fly home on Sunday, which according to New York protesters, clearly meant their disturbances at Ritz Carlton Hotel have paid off. President Yahya Jammeh delivered his 69th United Nations General Assembly meeting on […]