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Gambia discovers seven more Jammeh bank accounts
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Gambia discovers seven more Jammeh bank accounts

Gambian authorities have found seven new bank accounts associated with former President Yahya Jammeh, Attorney General Aboubacarr Tambadou said. It brings the number of bank accounts associated with the ousted leader to 95 as authorities race to seize Jammeh’s assets, while a commission looks into allegations of corruption and financial […]

Members of Gambia's Army forces are seen in a stadium in Banjul, Gambia December 5, 2016. Picture taken December 5, 2016. REUTERS/ Thierry Gouegnon
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Gambia: Four soldiers arrested for suspected mutiny

An unspecified number of Gambian soldiers are being investigated for alleged “mutinous acts, defamatory, scandalous and unethical” behavior, military spokesperson Lt. Col. Omar Bojang said. At least four soldiers have been arrested in connection with a suspected mutiny by the authorities in the West African nation. The soldiers being investigated […]

Gambia: Villagers drag Chinese fishing company to court
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Gambia: Villagers drag Chinese fishing company to court

Villagers in the southwestern Gambian settlement of Gunjur have dragged a Chinese fishing company, Golden Lead to court after series of appeals for authorities to intervene proved to be futile. The company stands accused of environmental and sea pollution at the High Court amid concerns that the contamination with overfishing […]