ARTICLES RELATING TO YAHYA JAMMEH

Gambia's Jammeh criticises families of dead migrants

2015-05-15 14:54

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has berated families sending migrants on perilous journeys across the Mediterranean Sea, suggesting they are not "true Muslims".

Gambia marks 50th year of independence

2015-02-18 12:02

Gambia is preparing to mark its 50th year of independence, with festivities overshadowed by growing complaints over its rights record and the regime increasingly seen abroad as a pariah.

US man pleads guilty to part in Gambia coup

2015-01-30 10:03

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with a deadly coup attempt in the tiny African nation of Gambia.

Gambian leader hands journos govt posts

2015-01-07 14:11

Less than a week after an abortive coup attempt, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has handed the foreign and communications portfolios to journalists in a government reshuffle, officials say.

Gambian leader will get rid of plotters

2015-01-06 22:33

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has vowed to track down the failed coup plotters who sought to unseat him last week, promising to get rid of them one by one.

US denies any role in Gambia violence

2015-01-02 08:21

The US has denied it had any role in an apparent coup attempt in Gambia, after the west African nation’s leader Yahya Jammeh blamed the attack on foreign dissidents.

Gambia failed coup participants flee to Guinea-Bissau

2015-01-01 22:06

Four officers suspected of participating in a failed military coup against Gambia's strongman President Yahya Jammeh have taken refuge in Guinea-Bissau.

Gambian president returns home after failed coup

2014-12-31 12:41

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has returned home overnight after a failed coup by disaffected soldiers while he was abroad, a military source says.

Gunfire in Gambian capital as president away

2014-12-30 14:10

Heavy gunfire has rung near the presidential palace in Gambia, residents say, raising the spectre of a coup attempt while the long-time ruler is out of the country.

US condemns anti-gay laws in Gambia

2014-11-25 08:21

The US says it is 'deeply concerned' about a new law making homosexuality punishable by life in prison in Gambia, where gays already have endured years of intolerance and harassment.

 

Gambian president sacks another chief justice

2015-05-13 14:39

Gambian President Yahyah Jammeh has sacked an internationally-renowned Pakistani last year as Gambia’s top judge, according to judicial sources, appointing a Nigerian as his temporary replacement.

Gambia at 50: Isolated, berated for rights abuses

2015-02-17 10:12

As Gambia marks its 50th year of independence, critics say the milestone is tainted by the dismal human rights record of an increasingly isolated regime.

Gambian leader: Britain not involved in coup plot

2015-01-11 21:21

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has said Britain had no involvement with dissidents who tried to topple his government on 30 December.

Gambia's Jammeh reshuffles cabinet after coup attempt

2015-01-07 07:31

Gambia’s president Yahya Jammeh has reshuffled three major posts in his government, a rep[ort says, a week after a failed coup attempt in west African nation.

Gambia troops go door-to-door in search of failed coup plotters

2015-01-03 10:01

Gambian security forces went door-to-door in the capital Banjul in search of participants in a failed coup against the west African country's strongman President Yahya Jammeh, residents say.

Dozens arrested after failed Gambia coup

2015-01-02 07:05

Several dozen military personnel and civilians have been arrested, and a large cache of weapons and explosives have been found following a reported coup attempt in Gambia, an intelligence source says.

Dlamini-Zuma calls for calm after failed coup in Gambia

2015-01-01 09:05

African Union commission chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for calm in Gambia following a failed coup in the west African country.

Soldiers lock down Gambian capital

2014-12-30 18:05

Gunfire has erupted around the presidential palace in Gambia's capital Banjul overnight and soldiers blocked a bridge leading to the centre of town.

Gambia rebukes Guinea for silence over Ebola grant

2014-12-05 09:08

Gambia has rebuked Guinea over its "bizarre attitude" to diplomacy, accusing its near neighbour of refusing to say thank you for a $500 000 donation to its Ebola response.

Gambian leader set to sign anti-gay law

2014-09-10 11:40

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is yet to sign into law an anti-gay bill which was recently passed in the national assembly, worsening the climate for sexual minorities in that country.

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