It's evident authorities released the accused before he should've been and once released, lost track of him, writes Mandy Wiener.
As The Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country and ordered the release of all prisoners detained without trial.
As Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country.
Gambia's new president is set to be inaugurated, as this tiny West African nation celebrates wider freedoms after a tense political standoff with its former leader.
Gambia's new President Adama Barrow is promising an overhaul of the country's feared security forces as he works to rebuild a country that lived under authoritarian rule for more than 22 years.
West African nations plan to scale back a military force that secured the return to The Gambia of new President Adama Barrow to take power, the force commander says.
Here is a timeline of the crisis in The Gambia since the election which strongman Yahya Jammeh lost to Adama Barrow, the nation's new president.
Jubilant Gambians have welcomed home their new President Adama Barrow, who was elected almost two months ago but forced to flee to Senegal when his predecessor refused to step aside.
Gambia's new president is finally arriving in the country, a week after taking the oath of office abroad amid a whirlwind political crisis.
Gambia's new president, who is expected back in his country will stay at his own residence until further notice while State House, Yahya Jammeh's former seat of power, is assessed for potential risks.
Eagerly awaited President Adama Barrow is set to hold a new inauguration ceremony on the Gambian soil "where he will address his people", a spokesperson says.
New Gambian President Adama Barrow has thanked his nation and promised greater freedom, an improved economy and better education.
Thousands of supporters have gathered to finally celebrate the inauguration of Gambian President Adama Barrow, a month after he was sworn in across the border in neighbouring Senegal during a tense power struggle.
The west African force deployed in The Gambia to secure the nation's presidential transition says it has recovered weapons from the former leader's home, and arrested a high-ranking Gambian general.
Billboards across Gambia's capital are declaring a February 18 ceremony to mark the inauguration of the country's new leader, a day after his triumphant arrival.
President Adama Barrow may have been waiting to take power in The Gambia for nearly two months but many in the west African country have been longing for a change of guard for years.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has spoken out on Donald Trump's administration, and Zimbabweans have been warned not to be tricked by "fake job offers in SA".
Jubilant Gambians were preparing to welcome home their new president on Thursday after a protracted crisis over an election dispute that forced him to flee to neighbouring Senegal.
Gambia's President Adama Barrow is finally returning home, solidifying his position as the country's new commander-in-chief after a political crisis that sent the previous ruler into exile.
Gambia's new leader, Adama Barrow says he expects a "triumphant welcome" in the capital Banjul when he returns "to start building his country", a report says.
President Adama Barrow is set to return to The Gambia after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh finally quit power under threat of a miliatry intervention, west African politcsl sources say.
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