Gambia to investigate human rights abuse following Yahya Jammeh rule

Gambian President Adama Barrow: My victory means 'freedom for everybody' IBTimes UK  The new Gambian government has announced it is setting up a truth and reconciliation commission, the Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou, has said. The commission will provide reparations to the victims of alleged human rights abuses committed during the government of [...]

2017-03-24T18:20:36+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambia investigators exhume remains of opposition activist

(By ABDOULIE JOHN) BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — The remains of a Gambian opposition activist, whose death last year sparked a series of protests that were once rare in this small West African country, have been exhumed by a team of investigators, police said Wednesday. Solo Sandeng, the youth leader for the United Democratic Party, [...]

2017-03-09T14:38:07+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambia – How money flowed to Gambia’s ex president

By Edward McAllister and Emma Farge | DAKAR Funds from a dollar bank account in the name of the Jammeh Foundation for Peace, a charity founded by Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh, flowed to Jammeh himself, not to foundation projects, according to bank records and interviews with a former charity official and a former presidential [...]

2017-02-24T14:14:21+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambia’s new president returns to nation as new era begins

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow finally returned home Thursday, solidifying his position as this country's first new commander in chief in two decades after a political crisis that sent the previous ruler into exile. Hundreds of people lined the road to the airport ahead of his arrival, while boys on top of [...]

2017-01-26T18:10:44+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments

Equatorial Guinea opposition denounces arrival of Gambia’s Jammeh

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire -- Equatorial Guinea's opposition has denounced the government's decision to welcome exiled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who flew to the Central African nation over the weekend after 22 years in power. Andres Esono Ondo, secretary general of the Convergence for Social Democracy, said in an email Monday that President Teodoro Obiang would [...]

2017-01-23T14:19:43+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Gambia News|0 Comments