The Gambia has asked Thailand for forgiveness after the West African nation’s foreign minister said that the Asian country was a haven for sex tourists.
The President of the Gambia Adama Barrow has announced a moratorium on death penalty as the country begins rebuilding its human rights records after the exit of longtime leader Yahya Jammeh.
The Gambia has rejoined the Commonwealth which was branded as a "neo-colonial institution" by its former leader Yahya Jammeh.
In December 2016, there was a major shock in The Gambia when the incumbent President then, Yahya Jammeh lost the presidential election.
An international campaign has been launched by some Gambians seeking to have their former President Yahya Jammeh who is currently in exile in Equatorial Guinea brought to justice.
The Gambian government has detained at least 23 soldiers loyal to former leader Yahya Jammeh for allegedly plotting to revolt against Gambia’s new leader, Adama Barrow.
Former President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh was significantly aided by the military to transport out of the country, tons of minerals illegally to the Asia country of China.
Ongoing proceedings at the presidential commission of inquiry in The Gambia have revealed details of how the country’s former President, Yahya Jammeh withdrew public funds from the Central bank for private use.
Many HIV/AIDS patients that subjected themselves to treatment by former President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh died, according to surviving patients.
About 70 Senegalese nationals arrested in Banjul for not having proper documentation have been expelled from The Gambia.