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Man Accused Of Serial Rape Denied Bail

By Bruce Asemota A man accused of raping three underage girls has been denied bail by the High Court yesterday. Alagie Bayo is standing trial on triple counts of rape. Justice Ebrima Jaiteh, who is presiding over the case said there were three issues to be determined by the court from the arguments by both [...]

2020-04-08T22:17:06+01:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Revealed: Police Report On Melville’s Sex Encounters

By Momodou Justice Darboe The Standard has obtained the report of the police investigation into the many allegations of rape and sexual abuse against Melville Roberts, a one-time director at the foreign affairs ministry. The report detailed the alleged sexual encounters between Melville and at least four young women between the ages of 22 and [...]

2020-04-07T02:28:13+01:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

GDC Campaign Chairman Quits For NPP

By Lamin Cham Salifu Puye, the national campaign chairman of the opposition Gambia Democratic Congress, has left to join the National Peoples Party of President Adama Barrow.Conforming this to The Standard yesterday, Mr Puye said he took the decision as an independent person to shift his allegiance to elsewhere and it has nothing to do [...]

2020-04-07T01:27:33+01:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

OB Conateh (1937 -2020) A Baron Whose Leagcy Will Never Die

Mention the name Ousman Basi Conateh fondly called Fisco or OB, to even young people, who have no relation with sports and football in particular, and the probability is that seven out of ten would tell you a thing or two about him.A Gambian asset and legend, Fisco was born on 1st November 1937 in [...]

2020-04-07T00:26:16+01:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Finance Minister Says D500M Covid-19 Funds Ready

By Omar Bah The Minister of Finance, Mambury Njie has told lawmakers that the D500 million Covid-19 emergency fund is available and ready for disbursement. Speaking at the National Assembly during the debate on the extension of state of emergency, Minister Njie however clarified “The entire D500 million is for health and the Covid-19 Emergency [...]

2020-04-06T23:25:13+01:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Health Ministry Receives D6M Medical Support

By Saidou Baldeh Stop Step Pharmacy, a retail and wholesale pharmaceuticals importer and Medicare Clinic, Tuesday donated consignment of medical products worth over D6M to the Ministry of Health. The donated products are meant to help the ministry in its fight against the deadly Covid-19. The donated products include sanitizers, hand gloves and other medical [...]

2020-04-06T21:23:22+01:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments
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