The American star cancels scheduled performance at the International Roots Festival. She is not the only musician who has faced criticism over plans to perform for leaders with questionable human rights records, writes Buya Jammeh
The campaign for media freedom in the Gambia lobbied the United Nations to push the global body to take measures to address media freedom in the West African state.
Activists write open letter to award-winning singer set to stage a three-day concert in Gambia’s capital Banjul, writes Buya Jammeh
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has bowed to EU pressure to implement political reforms — including changing the country’s restrictions on the media, Buya Jammeh reports
President Yahya Jammeh describes it as a “colonial legacy”, writes Buya Jammeh
The increasingly authoritarian regime of Gambia is suspected of blocking the popular social media app Viber following weeks of speculation on the government’s intentions. The government said it has not been banned and blames service providers for the outage. Buya Jammeh reports
Exiled Gambian journalist Omar Bah’s journey from his homeland to the United States is detailed in his memoir, Africa’s Hell on Earth. Buya Jammeh reports.
Barely three weeks after Gambia’s president Yahya Jammeh announced the lifting of the ban on two private media institutions — the Standard Newspaper and Terranga FM — the government arrested two journalists, Buya Jammeh reports