Gambians react As the government's ban on the use and importation of plastic bags in the country officially takes effect today, July 1, Gambians have called on the government to embark on a 'reach out' campaign to ensure it is fully embraced.
The former secretary general and head of the civil service yesterday informed a high court sitting in Banjul that two state witnesses lied against him in return for financial benefit while he was under the custody of the NIA last year.
Gambia-born chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday pleaded for the United Nations Security Council to take action to ensure justice "for the long-suffering victims of atrocity crimes."
The body of man believed to be in his 20s and said to be suffering from a mental health problem, has been discovered lying ashore at the Bakau Tourist beach, witnesses told The Standard.
A man from Tallinding was yesterday arraigned at the Bundung Magistrates' court for allegedly defiling a girl under the age of eighteen.
The high court in Banjul has adjourned the rape trial of man accused of raping his granddaughter two years ago till July 16, for adoption of briefs of argument.
A senior mental health expert has decried the low attention given to psychiatrical issues in The Gambia.
The community organisation, Saamasang Federation, on Friday disbursed a total of eighty-seven thousand dalasis to seven youth entrepreneurs in Brikama to shore up businesses.
The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Momodou Joof, has disclosed that plans are underway to making the upcoming International Roots Homecoming Festival a 'blockbuster'.
The Gambia Press Union yesterday assured of its readiness to partner with the government to strengthen and sustain the global campaign on freedom of the media and expression in the country.
The chairman of the Standard Chartered Bank said yesterday that the bank's 2014 pretax profit rose to 127.3 million dalasi from 58.7 million in 2013 representing a 115 percent increase.
Sarata Jabbi, from Kings Norton in the UK, relives her terror FGM ordeal as a child in The Gambia.
Momodou Sabally yesterday told a high court sitting in Banjul that a Senegalese businessman, Alhassan Ndoye, told him he had cars he wanted to donate to President Yahya Jammeh.
Two men, a Gambian and a Senegalese, yesterday appeared at the Bundung Magistrates' Court on a two-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.
A new laser test that can detect malaria in seconds with a simple skin scan is the first in-human device to diagnose the disease without drawing blood.
Young People in the Media has revealed plans to launch a media campaign that seeks to support the girls to have increased access to the media
It is the time of the year when almost if not all of Europe's clubs are primed for football's version of a sabbatical, when the players and their families descend on the sandy beaches of Barbados and other exquisite holiday destinations for a well deserved break after seeing out another gruesome season. However, for some of us who are still miles away yet so much in love with the European leagues, it's the beginning of boredom especially during the weekends as benches in match viewing centers or the so called video clubs gather dust until preseason football comeths.
The Mission Chief of the International Monetary Fund for The Gambia has called on the government to implement 'very strong' reforms to steady the Gambian economy.
The Gambia Press Union is going to announce at a press conference today the signature of a financing agreement that it has with the German Embassy worth over eighteen thousand euros.
Gambian lawmakers at a plenary on Tuesday passed a motion that seeks to attract more foreign direct investment from friendly Arab nations of Turkey and Qatar.