Post Tagged with: "Gambia"

Girl Stabs 'Baby Daddy' To Death

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[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments News
OJ Damns Jammeh's Reckless Spending

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[Read More…]

by October 1, 2014 2 comments Politics
Darboe: ‘We’ve A Cause To Celebrate’

Darboe: ‘We’ve A Cause To Celebrate’

  The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) believes that his party has  cause to celebrate. Lawyer Ousainou Darboe, who was addressing his party’s 18th anniversary rally at Serekunda, said the UDP members sacrificed everything, including their lives, resources and jobs in their drive[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 18 comments News
'Being Opposition In Gambia Is Hell'

'Being Opposition In Gambia Is Hell'

The leader of the opposition National Reconciliation Party (NRP) has said that “being in the opposition under the current Gambian regime is hell.” Mr. Hamat NK Bah made the statement at a mass rally organised by the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) at Serekunda[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 1 comment Politics
President Jammeh Was Sent Packing

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[Read More…]

by September 29, 2014 0 comments Editorial