In the 2000s, former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh believed that he had the power to heal HIV/AIDS. Fatou Jatta was one of the thousands of patients made to undergo his sham treatment.
Why let a state of emergency get in the way of your sun?
A judge handed down sentences against four men for violating the Neutrality Act, a little-used law that prevents US citizens from acting against a friendly nation.
The demonstrations kicked off this month in an effort to push for electoral reforms as the small West African country prepares to head to the polls this year, with President Yahya Jammeh up for reelection after more than 21 years in power.
Plans to send AU troops into Burundi, with or without the government's consent, began to unravel over the weekend as several African leaders said they would not support the proposal.
The man who singlehandedly declared his state an Islamic republic and wants to slit the throats of gay men is now making a foray into dictating dress codes for women.
Two friends traveled to Gambia in May of 2013 to explore business opportunities. One night the president's private militia allegedly pulled them over and forced them into their vehicles. The two men haven't been heard from since.
Parliament members passed a bill this week mandating that all candidates for next year’s presidential elections pay $12,740, up from a fee of $1,279 in previous polls.
The small West African nation has offered to host all of the Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh, but considering the country's poor human rights record, experts say the offer is insincere.
In his most recent anti-gay remarks, President Yahya Jammeh threatened to make homosexuals disappear forever, suggesting that the West could do nothing to stop him.
Gambian Coup Plotters Blackmail Military Accomplices to 'Complete Mission' to Overthrow Yahya Jammeh
Self-described “Freedom Fighters” say senior Gambian military officials participated in the coup attempt, threatening to release proof of their role in 48 hours unless Jammeh is removed.