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Gambia Arrests Collaborators After Western-Backed Coup Attempt

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambian analysts and local media said a number of the attackers were U.S. residents or dual nationals. The U.S. government has denied any involvement.

Gambia President Returns Home After Attempted Coup

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh arrived back in Banjul on Wednesday, official sources said, one day after gunfire erupted around the presidential palace and the government denied media reports of a coup attempt.

Soldiers Lock Down Gambia’s Capital After Overnight Shooting

AFRICANGLOBE- Gunfire erupted around the presidential palace in Gambia's capital Banjul overnight and soldiers blocked a bridge leading to the centre of town but the government denied reports of an attempted coup.

Gambia Slams Europe Pressure On Anti-Homosexuality Law

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambia says it will sever all dialogue with the European Union should the 28-nation bloc use its aid budget to pile pressure on the West African country to overturn a new law against homosexuality. On Sunday, Gambian Foreign Minister Bala Garba Jahumpa said the country’s President Yahya Jammeh would not allow foreign countries to use aid as a lever to impose policies on the Banjul government.

Gambia Passes Bill On ‘Aggravated Homosexuality’

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambia's national assembly has passed a bill to introduce the crime of aggravated homosexuality into the criminal code and make it punishable by life imprisonment in some cases, according to a copy of the bill.

Gambia To Replace English As Gambia’s Official Language

AFRICANGLOBE - Gambia’ President Yahya Jammeh has announced that he is contemplating replacing English with one of the local vernaculars as the official language of the country. The major languages in the Gambia are Mandingo, Wolof and Jola, the latter being President Jammeh’s mother tongue.

Homosexuality a ‘War on Religion’

AFRICANGLOBE - Promoting homosexuality and imposing it on weaker or poorer nations is a declaration of war on both religions and human existence, for which every true believer must be ready to lay down your life to defend...