The Centre for Human Rights expresses deep concern over the political situation in The Gambia, and calls for stronger South African engagement 

With the inauguration of the President-elect of The Gambia scheduled for 19 January 2017, the situation in that country is of grave concern to us, as it is to many fellow Africans.   The Centre for Human Rights makes the following calls: President Jammeh must accept the outcome of the results of the presidential election […]

Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh declares a State of Emergency

Just days before his tenure ends, #Gambia president #Yahya #Jammeh declares a state of emergency. According to documents released by the National assembly of The Gambia, the state of public emergency will last from January 17 to April 17 2017.  This resolution came into effect as Ecowas regional bloc plans a military intervention as a […]

Ecowas delegation to Gambia meets in Banjul on Friday

#ECOWAS MISSION TO THE #GAMBIA SET FOR FRIDAY At the instance of President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, the High Level ECOWAS mediation mission led by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has pushed forward its visit to Banjul, the capital of Gambia, to Friday. In accepting to postpone the visit earlier planned to take place on […]