Buoyant opposition threatens veteran leader in Gambia vote
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh faces the biggest threat to his 22-year rule Thursday as the country heads to the polls following two weeks of unprecedented rallies by an energised opposition.
Gambia leader says no protests permitted after election
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said Tuesday that no protests would be permitted after a two-week electoral campaign, as rallies in favour of opposition leader Adama Barrow reached boiling point in the capital, Banjul.
Gambian national goalkeeper dies crossing Mediterranean
The goalkeeper of the Gambia’s national women’s football team died crossing the Mediterranean in the hope of starting a new life in Europe, her former coach has said.
'No hope' of fair election in Gambia says Human Rights Watch
Intimidation of opposition parties, media repression and politicised security forces have "all but extinguished" the chance of a free and fair election in the Gambia next month, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.