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African Union opens post-conflict centre to help countries escape cycle of...

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To improve the political stability of African nations, the African Union recently launched its Centre for Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development (PCRD). The new agency is...

Gambia police disperse protesters contesting president’s re-election

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Gambian police fired tear gas on Monday to disperse supporters of losing presidential candidate Ousainou Darboe who had taken to the streets outside the...

Gambian President Barrow wins re-election; opposition cries foul

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Gambian President Adama Barrow has comfortably won re-election, the electoral commission said on Sunday, though he may face a legal challenge from opposition candidates...

Disgraced ex-president Jammeh looms over Gambia election

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At a pre-election rally last month, supporters of Gambia's main opposition coalition cheered the opening of the star attraction - a speech by former...

Gambia’s truth commission recommends prosecutions for Jammeh-era crimes

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A Gambian commission wrapped up a sweeping three-year public inquiry into former president Yahya Jammeh's 22 years in power on Thursday by recommending prosecutions...

Germany detains former Gambian elite guard suspected of war crimes

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German police detained a Gambian man on Tuesday suspected of participating in crimes against humanity, including the killing of a journalist, as a driver...

Gambia seizes three tonnes of cocaine in one of West Africa’s...

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Gambian authorities seized nearly three tonnes of cocaine from a shipment of industrial salt originating in Ecuador, a spokesman said on Friday, in one...

Gambian military orders water treatment trailers from ELW Global

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The Gambian Armed Forces have ordered reverse osmosis water purification equipment from South Africa’s ELW Global, which will supply its ROWPU 2K trailer-mounted system. The...

US sanctions Zineb Jammeh

Zineb Jammeh, wife of former Gambia president, Yahya Jammeh, was hit with US sanctions for her role in the economic plunder of the tiny...

Gambia calls for transparent probe of US police shooting of diplomat’s...

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Gambia’s government called on Tuesday for a credible and transparent investigation into the shooting death of one of its citizens by US police in...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...