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ISS: Barrow puts political power ahead of justice in The Gambia

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The president’s new alliance will make it difficult to meet electoral promises of justice for Jammeh-era violations. In a shocking political about-turn, Gambian President Adama...

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...

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...

Sexual abuse in Jammeh’s Gambia

Speaking through tears, in a hearing streamed live on YouTube, former beauty queen Fatou Jallow told how Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh locked her in...

Ex-Gambian president stole millions – government

Former Gambia president Yahya Jammeh personally stole at least $362 million (278 million pounds) from the state during his 22-year rule, the justice minister...

Former Gambian president was “trouble”

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Yahya Jammeh was going to be "trouble" for Gambia from the moment he seized power, the first witness to a commission convened to investigate...

Elderly Gambians seek justice over fake AIDS cure

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The president found a cure for AIDS. That news reached Ousman Sowe, the head of a Gambian AIDS support network, in 2007....

Gambia arrests top Jammeh generals

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Military authorities in Gambia arrested two of ex-strongman Yahya Jammeh's generals when unexpectedly returned from exile over the weekend, the army said...

Killed and dumped in wells: the horrors of Gambia’s ex-regime

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When 52 West African migrants sneaked into Gambia from Senegal on July 21, 2005, they expected to meet a boat to ferry...

Former Gambian president’s bank accounts seized

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Gambian authorities seized assets including 86 bank accounts and 131 properties linked to former president Yahya Jammeh, an official said, as an...

Tensions flare in the Gambia

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Gambian police arrested 51 people in a former stronghold of ex-president Yahya Jammeh for harassing followers of new leader Adama Barrow, amid...

Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting former Gambian leader

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Equatorial Guinea confirmed on Tuesday it was hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who fled his country after West African troops threatened...

In Gambia, relief turns to anger at Jammeh’s soft landing

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Even before the cheers to celebrate the end of Yahya Jammeh's brutal 22-year rule of Gambia died down, there was fury he...

Gambians celebrates after Jammeh flees

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Gambians celebrated in the streets on Sunday after a West African regional military force entered the capital Banjul and took control of...

Equatorial Guineas exile for Jammeh

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Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh on Saturday flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African nations...

No immunity deal agreed for Gambia’s Jammeh according to Senegal minister

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West African leaders did not agree to immunity for Yahya Jammeh during negotiations that convinced Gambia's longtime ruler to flee into exile,...

West African forces poised for Gambia intervention

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West African troops were poised to intervene in Gambia on Thursday after President Yahya Jammeh's mandate expired and overnight talks to convince...

State of emergency declared in The Gambia

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after refusing to hand power to opposition leader Adama Barrow, who...

West African states readying for Gambia intervention

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Nigerian and other West African countries are preparing a joint force to intervene militarily in Gambia if President Yahya Jammeh does not...

Gambia Supreme Court judge declines to rule on presidential election challenge

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The top judge in Gambia's Supreme Court declined on Monday to rule on President Yahya Jammeh's petition to overturn his election defeat,...

AU to stop recognising Jammeh as Gambian president

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The African Union will cease to recognise Gambia's Yahya Jammeh as the West African nation's legitimate president as of January 19, the...

Top Gambian court adjourns Jammeh poll challenge

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African judges due to help Gambia's Supreme Court hear a challenge by President Yahya Jammeh's electoral defeat last December failed to show...

West African leaders to take ‘major decision’ on Gambia

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West African leaders will take a "major decision" on the political impasse in Gambia at a meeting in Ghana, a spokesman for...

Gambia army chief stands by Jammeh

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Gambia's army chief reaffirmed his loyalty to embattled President Yahya Jammeh on Wednesday in the face of a possible regional military intervention...

Gambia’s Jammeh must leave power by January 18 – UN envoy

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The United Nations Special Representative for West Africa said Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh would be "strongly sanctioned" if he sought to remain...

Gambia’s president Jammeh to challenge election loss

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Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh will challenge the results of a December 1 election at the Supreme Court, the ruling party said, raising...

How Gambia’s top brass turned on long-ruling Jammeh

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Seconds after the chairman of Gambia's electoral commission read out the poll results ending President Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule to reporters, a...

Senegal to expel Gambian opposition figure after failed coup

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Senegal was preparing to deport an exiled Gambian opposition figure who called for his countrymen to rise up and overthrow President Yahya...

Gambian ex-minister, others charged with treason

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Gambia's state prosecutor charged former communications minister Amadou Scatred Janneh and three others with treason in the latest crackdown on critics of...

Gambia’s Jammeh vows won’t be ousted by votes or coup

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Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh said neither an election nor a coup could remove him from power, adding that it would take divine...