Wed, 07 Mar 2018 07:51
Gambia apologises to Thailand for sex tourism slur
The Gambia Tuesday apologised to Thailand after its foreign minister said the Asian country was a haven for sex tourists, sparking a strongly worded protest from Bangkok.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 10:10
Gambia's longtime ruler refuses to bow out, demands fresh polls
Gambia's leader of some 22 years Yahya Jammeh announced late Friday he would no longer accept defeat in recent elections, plunging the West African country into turmoil with a demand for fresh polls.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:42
Gambia's Yahya Jammeh rejects election results a week after conceding defeat
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh said Friday that he would not recognise the results of December 1 elections, a week after he conceded defeat to his opponent Adama Barrow.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 01:00
As Thailand shuts door, child-sex tourists find new haven
On a windy evening, Oumie Sanneh, 42, sits in front of her small house in the beach town of Kololi and looks forlornly out to sea. She thinks back to the day a Dutch tourist arrived in the former fishing village, which lies on the Senegambia Strip, in the
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 01:00
China rocks Taiwan’s delicate status with forceful ‘reminder’
Most Taiwanese wouldn’t know much about Gambia. The tiny West African country has a population of 1.8 million and grows peanuts as its main crop, while its President Yahya Jammeh claims to have found a herbal cure for HIV-Aids.
Fri, 22 May 2015 13:39
Boat people grateful for sanctuary, baffled by Gambia offer
BAYEUN, Indonesia (AFP) - Boat people who have come ashore in Southeast Asia after harrowing journeys are delighted that Indonesia and Malaysia will give them temporary shelter -- although some were baffled by an offer of sanctuary in a tiny African natio