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Central Bank Governor Says: Outstanding Domestic Debt rose to D37.32 Billion

  By: Kebba AF Touray -- Mr. Buah Saidy, the Governor of the Central Bank, has disclosed that total outstanding domestic debt, rose to D37.32 billion (by 2.77 billion) in the year till end of October 2021. Governor Saidy said this on Thursday, 25 November, 2021 during the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, held at [...]

2021-11-29T21:14:50+00:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambia truth panel urges prosecutions for Jammeh-era crimes

Banjul (Gambia) (AFP) – Gambia's truth commission on Thursday recommended the government prosecute a list of officials responsible for crimes committed under former dictator Yahya Jammeh, with victims adamant the ex-leader himself is included. Rights groups have long called for Jammeh to be prosecuted for alleged abuses -- including murder, torture and rape -- during [...]

2021-11-28T23:06:19+00:00November 28th, 2021|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

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
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