Gambia

 
Enough is enough: Gambians put faith in democracy after ousting Yahya Jammeh at polls
Enough is enough: Gambians put faith in democracy after ousting Yahya Jammeh at polls
Gambians celebrated on the streets of the capital Banjul after the country’s
Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon expressed regret on Friday that South Africa, Burundi and Gambia want to leave the International...
Scepticism greets the Gambia's Islamic republic status
Scepticism greets the Gambia's Islamic republic status
The Gambia has been declared an Islamic republic by President Yahya Jammeh, who said he wanted to further distance the West African state from its...
[Video]Gambia: Two decades of fear and repression revealed
[Video]Gambia: Two decades of fear and repression revealed
An HRW report details how Gambia’s government commits serious human rights violations against perceived critics and political opponents.
Gambia slams west for 'concocting lies' about its human rights abuses
Gambia slams west for 'concocting lies' about its human rights abuses
The tiny west African nation, which is flanked on both sides by Senegal, on Wednesday stunned the 54-country bloc with the announcement it was...
Gambia: Paradise grins its atrocities away
Gambia: Paradise grins its atrocities away
A stone's throw from the white sands that make this West African country the region's biggest package holiday destination, the mosquito-infested Mile 2 central prison houses Gambians jailed for offences including distributing T-shirts without ­official permission....
Gambia unfreezes Libyan assets
Gambia unfreezes Libyan assets
Gambia's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a request by the government to lift economic sanctions imposed on Libyan assets during the toppled regime...
New ICC war crimes prosecutor up for a tough time
New ICC war crimes prosecutor up for a tough time
Gambia's Fatou Bensouda will on Monday be formally elected chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the hunt for war criminals...
Gambia's Jammeh sweeps polls to secure fourth term
Gambia's Jammeh sweeps polls to secure fourth term
Gambia's Yahya Jammeh scored a landslide win in presidential polls on Friday, securing a fourth term at the helm of the tiny state after a contest...
Gambians go marbles for Jammeh as president
Gambians go marbles for Jammeh as president
Using marbles instead of ballot papers, some 800 000 Gambians will vote on Thursday by dropping a clear glass ball into one of three different...
Gambia wraps up poll campaign with opposition rallies
Gambia wraps up poll campaign with opposition rallies
Gambia's election campaign wrapped up on Tuesday with rival presidential candidates staging rallies in the tiny capital Banjul ahead of the poll...
'Crown me king'
'Crown me king'
Not content with his current titles -- His Excellency, the President, Sheik, professor, Alhaji, Doctor -- Yahya Jammeh wants to be crowned King of...

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