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The Commonwealth Meridian has expressed its resolve to support The Gambia’s sovereign debt management, according to statement from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.

Kaw Yerro Commonwealth Meridian to Support Gambia’s Sovereign Debt Management. The Commonwealth Meridian has expressed its resolve to support The Gambia’s sovereign debt management, according to statement from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs. The Commonwealth Secretariat’s new public debt management system and Commonwealth Meridian designed to manage sovereign debt, is expected to replace the Commonwealth’s flagship software tool CS-DRMS, which is currently used in more than 60 countries. The Gambia government, according to a statement from the Ministry of Finance, has been selected as one of the early…

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ARMY MEDIC CLAIMS HE SHOT FAFA NYANG BY ACCIDENT

Kaw Yerro ARMY MEDIC CLAIMS HE SHOT FAFA NYANG BY ACCIDENT   Warrant Officer Lamin Colley, a medic of the Gambia army yesterday told the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission that his gun accidently discharged on the late GNA soldier Fafa Nyang, as he tried to help the already badly wounded soldier. “My intention at that time was to save his life but unfortunately as I was trying to help him, my gun accidently triggered and landed on him resulting in his death. I regretted it and it was so…

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There appears to be a race for legitimacy between two groups calling themselves the Barrow Fans’ Club.According to the president of the original club, one Lamin Khan, who recorded an audio to highlight concerns, another group is going round registering members in the name of the fan club. adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

There appears to be a race for legitimacy between two groups calling themselves the Barrow Fans’ Club.According to the president of the original club, one Lamin Khan, who recorded an audio to highlight concerns, another group is going round registering members in the name of the fan club.

Kaw Yerro Split in Barrow Fans’ Club Already.   There appears to be a race for legitimacy between two groups calling themselves the Barrow Fans’ Club. According to the president of the original club, one Lamin Khan, who recorded an audio to highlight concerns, another group is going round registering members in the name of the fan club. In the audio obtained by The Standard from outside sources, Mr Khan accused the group of creating unnecessary tension by trying to run a registration exercise of their own independent of the…

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The minister of lands & regional government has praised the United Democratic Party leader, Ousainu Darboe for his steadfastness in defending the truth.

Kaw Yerro Landsinister Says Darboe always Stands for the The. The minister of lands & regional government has praised the United Democratic Party leader, Ousainu Darboe for his steadfastness in defending the truth. Musa Drammeh was speaking at a christening ceremony of the UDP Sandu NAM Hon Muhammed Mahanera in Tallinding last Saturday barely 24 hours after the former vice president was relieved of his cabinet duties. “I want all of you to listen to me very carefully. I know Ousainu Darboe very well. He is very honest and straightforward…

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GAMBIA: ARMY WARRANT OFFICER LAMIN COLLEY SAYS IT WAS NOT HIS INTENTION FOR HIM TO KILL SGT FAFA NYANG! adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

GAMBIA: ARMY WARRANT OFFICER LAMIN COLLEY SAYS IT WAS NOT HIS INTENTION FOR HIM TO KILL SGT FAFA NYANG!

Gambian army Warrant Officer Class 2,  Lamin Colley, says it was not his intention for him to kill former colleague Sergeant Fafa Nyang. Nyang was killed on November 11th, 1994 after been accused of coup plot. The bullet that killed Fafa Nyang came from Mr. Colley’s gun, the TRRC was told. Colley is an army medic. Giving evidence before the TRRC on Wednesday, Colley said, he was trying to save the life of Fafa Nyang, when his gun mistakenly open fire. Nyang was already shot by soldiers, who were in…

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TRRC: Top Army Officer Says Alagie Kanyi ‘Was Very Active, Liked The…’ adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

TRRC: Top Army Officer Says Alagie Kanyi ‘Was Very Active, Liked The…’

By Lamin Njie A senior officer of the Gambian army has told the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission that Alagie Kanyi who confessed to killing at least nine people was very active while working as a soldier. “Alagie Kanyi was then a corporal but the mere fact that he was made a drill sergeant was he was very active when it comes to drill and ceremonies and then he liked the field,” Lieutenant Colonel Babucarr Sanyang told the TRRC on Wednesday as he gave evidence on his time as drill…

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Welfare of Police Personnel a Pressing Concern – IGP adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Welfare of Police Personnel a Pressing Concern – IGP

By Lamin Njie The Inspector of General of Police has said that the conditions of service of police officers are not commensurate with the costs of living in professional policing experience and qualifications. Mamour Jobe also said employment emolument for police officers are not also attrative as those of other public servants even though police officers are prone to serious and life-threatening risks in the line of their duties. The IGP made these remarks on Wednesday during the opening of a three-day workshop to validate the revised police act of…

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GAMBIA: BREAKING NEWS: DARBOE WANTS TO SEE A 52% ELECTORAL VICTORY FOR UDP COMES THE NEXT ELECTIONS! adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

GAMBIA: BREAKING NEWS: DARBOE WANTS TO SEE A 52% ELECTORAL VICTORY FOR UDP COMES THE NEXT ELECTIONS!

The sacked Gambian Vice President Ousainou Darboe says he wants to see a UDP led government in upcoming Gambian Presidential elections scheduled for 2021. He called on his supporters to start mobilizing for grassroots support for the party, so that it can capture 52% comfortable total vote cast electoral victory, in the event an absolute majority vote is ushered in, in the new proposed constitution. Darboe says with or without an absolute majority vote, the UDP should from now on, work towards defeating its opponents in up coming polls. Mr.…

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GAMBIA: OBITUARY-FATOU CAMARA DIES adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

GAMBIA: OBITUARY-FATOU CAMARA DIES

The Camara, Mba’i, Singhateh and Darboe families regret to announce the death of Fatoumatta Camara. This sad news occurred on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The news is hereby extended to relatives in Kiang Wurokang, Kiang Bumari and Niamina Sambang.  Burial will take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 10am at Dippa Kunda.   Funeral will be at the family home in Dippa Kunda. Freedom Newspaper

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GAMBIA: CALL IT SELF-SABOTAGE: HOW GAMBIAN JOURNALISTS ARE JEOPARDIZING THEIR OWN FREEDOM adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

GAMBIA: CALL IT SELF-SABOTAGE: HOW GAMBIAN JOURNALISTS ARE JEOPARDIZING THEIR OWN FREEDOM

Call it Self-Sabotage: How Gambian Journalists are Jeopardizing their own Freedom Call it the absurdity of the year! The Gambia’s press corps has been yearning for freedom of operation for decades and one would only assume that once that freedom is finally earned, they would cherish and protect it like a piece of diamond or the first born child of a Kanyeleng woman and name it Maabally (untouchable). Alas, Gambians are good at endangering their own good fortune. Indeed we have witnessed several cases of individuals and entities throwing their very own victory right…

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