AIDS patients sue Gambia's ex-president Jammeh over fake cures
Three people living with AIDS in Gambia are suing former president Yahya Jammeh, alleging he detained and abused them as guinea pigs to test his supposed cure, one of their lawyers said.
2019 elections: Nigeria’s youth arise
The way Nigeria is run since the advent of democratic rule in 1999 and especially the current administration should worry everyone who cares about the nation’s future and generations yet unborn.
Gambian military arrests 2 top Jammeh generals after they return from exile
Military authorities in Gambia arrested two of ex-strongman Yahya Jammeh’s generals after they returned unexpectedly from exile over the weekend, the army said.
‘Buhari’s body language forced Jammeh to hand over power’
Gambian President, Adama Barrow, yesterday confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement and body language during a closed-door meeting in Mali was the joker that forced former President Yahya Jammeh to hurriedly relinquish power in 2017. Fielding questions from State House correspondents during a joint conference after a meeting with President Buhari, at the Presidential Villa,…
Gambia presidency says blocks claimed by African Petroleum open for bids
African Petroleum’s rights to explore in two offshore Gambian oil blocks have expired and are currently “open for licensing”, Presidential Spokeswoman, Amie Bojang, told the Media .
Gambia revokes diplomatic passports of ex-leader and family
The Gambia has revoked the diplomatic passports of ex-leader Yahya Jammeh and his associates, the foreign ministry said Thursday, as the new government pursues former regime figures it believes embezzled state funds.
Bollore pitches for revamp of Gambia’s main port – sources
France’s Bollore Group has submitted an offer to develop Gambia’s main port as part of a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars, three sources familiar with the matter said, as competition for contracts heats up after a change in government.
Gambia's Jammeh 'stole $50m', assets frozen
The Gambia's longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh stole at least $50-million from the state, the country's justice minister said Monday, in the first major anti-corruption move by the country's new president.