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(JollofNews) – Authorities in Gambia have detained the former head of the National Intelligence Agency, a body human rights groups say tortured and killed perceived opponents of former leader Yahya...

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(JollofNews) – The office of the attorney general in Switzerland has said it is investigating former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko for possible crimes against humanity. Mr Sonko, who is...

(JollofNews) – Authorities in the Gambia have on Monday freed the leader of the main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) and his supporters who were imprisoned for taking part in an ‘unauthorised’...

(JollofNews) – “We are ready for change!” These were the words of the taxi driver who picked me up from the airport in Gambia. We had just passed a huge billboard bearing the image of...

(JollofNews) – A former Gambian army captain who was serving a life sentence for plotting to overthrow the government of Yahya Jammeh in March 2006 has accused Gambians of always turning their backs...

(JollofNews) – It’s very obvious that there is an urgent and desired need for change in The Gambia. In fact, the need for change is so dire that one could describe it as, “The Fierce Urgency...

(JollofNews) – The special representative of the UN secretary general for West Africa and Sahel urged Gambia’s government Thursday to release an opposition leader and dozens of his supporters...

 (JollofNews) – Salif Joof looked nervously at his door as he welcomed me into the three bedroom house he shares with his partner. “I am a dead man walking,” he said. The 38-year-old renown...

(JollofNews) – There was a time when President Yahya Jammeh heavily criticized both the African Union and Ecowas after the two regional bodies urged him to abide by the trend of introducing a term...

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(JollofNews) – The U.N. rights chief on Tuesday deplored the death of an opposition party member while in custody in Gambia, urging the authorities to investigate his death along with allegations...