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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...

After Jammeh, Gambians seek justice for the disappeared

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When Gambian intelligence officers arrested journalist Ebrima Manneh at his newspaper, he asked an office guard to save some tea. "I'm coming right...

Regional force’s mission in Gambia extended by three months

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A West African military operation that pressured Gambia's long-time leader, Yahya Jammeh, to step down and flee into exile has had its...

ISS: 28th AU Summit – ECOWAS raised the bar, but will...

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The decision by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to deploy a military force into Gambia to force President Yahya...

ISS: Gambia – a test of ECOWAS’ commitment to democracy

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While many of US President-elect Donald Trump's opponents vowed to boycott his inauguration on Friday, across the Atlantic, opponents of tiny Gambia's...

Gambia’s parliament extends defeated president’s office by 3 months

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Gambia's National Assembly has passed a resolution to allow President Yahya Jammeh, who lost an election in December, to stay in office...

W.African forces poised for Gambia intervention as leader’s mandate ends

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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...

Fourth Gambian radio station shut

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Gambian authorities shut a fourth popular radio station late on Sunday, staff said, further restricting opposition voices amid a political crisis triggered...

Gambia’s Jammeh digs in as regional leaders fail to reach deal

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's ruling party challenged his defeat in a Dec. 1 election at the Supreme Court on Tuesday as West...

West African leaders to press Gambia’s Jammeh to quit

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West African heads of state began arriving in Gambia on Tuesday to try to convince the long-ruling President Yahya Jammeh to relinquish...

Gambia’s Jammeh faces rare challenge in Dec. 1 poll after 22-years...

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will face a rare challenge from a revitalised and united opposition in an election on Thursday as he...

Gambian president vows zero tolerance of election violence

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh warned on Sunday anyone involved violence or unrest during the country's presidential election in four days time would...

Gambia arrests opposition leaders amid reports of party member’s death

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Security forces in Gambia arrested senior opposition members and their supporters on Saturday after they accused authorities of killing a party youth...

Gambia frees more than 200 prisoners including past coup plotters

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Gambia released more than 200 prisoners on Friday, including 31 jailed for treason during multiple plots to overthrow long-ruling President Yahya Jammeh,...

Gambia Jammeh says pardons dozens charged with treason

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said on Wednesday he has pardoned all prisoners charged with treason from 1994 to 2013, excluding those who...

Gambia’s Jammeh wants ICC to investigate migrant deaths

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the deaths of African migrants trying to cross...

Gambia convicts six over failed plot to topple Jammeh

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Six soldiers were convicted in Gambia for their role in a failed attempt to oust President Yahya Jammeh late last year and...

Gambia’s President apologises for linking Britons to failed coup

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh apologised to former colonial master Britain on Sunday for saying its nationals were involved in a failed coup...

ISS: Deja voodoo – another adventurous coup plot fails to dislodge...

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The attempt by dissidents to overthrow Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on 30 December recalled another abortive putsch 10 years ago; the so-called...

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