Gambia

Health

The Dictator Who Forced Me Into Bogus HIV Treatment—And Nearly Killed Me

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.
Anna Pujol Mazzini
4.12.18
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Miami-Dade mayor gives in to Trump's "sanctuary city" order, White House said to be considering Mexican import tax, British PM warns US to be wary of Russia, and more.
VICE Staff
1.27.17
Gambia

Gambia's new president is inheriting the country from a man who maybe stole all of its money

David Gilbert
1.27.17
the Gambia

Gambia's president-elect was sworn in today – but the current president won't step down

Tim Hume
1.19.17
News

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VICE Staff
12.14.16
News

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Study shows Gitmo guards suffer from major PTSD, Trump says African Americans are "living in hell" at a rally in Florida, Adele endorses Clinton at a Miami show with the candidate in the audience, and more.
VICE Staff
10.26.16
Europe

Italian Authorities Arrest 16 Suspected Traffickers From Migrant Boats in the Mediterranean

The men were rescued in international waters along with hundreds of migrants and brought to the port city last week. Testimony from the migrants helped police to identify the suspects, including the captain.
VICE News and Reuters
5.31.16
americas

Americans Accused of Trying to Overthrow Gambia's President Sentenced in Minnesota Court

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.
Kayla Ruble
5.12.16
africa

Gambians Push for Change With Unprecedented Protests Ahead of Presidential Elections

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.
Kayla Ruble
4.19.16
africa

The African Union Plans a Trip to Burundi After Its Peacekeeping Plan Fails

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.
VICE News
2.1.16
africa

Gambia's President Revokes Headscarf Order For Female Government Employees

After an international backlash, Yahya Jammeh backtracks on a controversial move.
Kayla Ruble
1.15.16
africa

Gambia's President Orders Female Government Workers to Cover Their Hair

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.
Kayla Ruble
1.5.16
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