Days after Gambia’s president Yahya Jammeh accused foreign dissidents for the 30th December 2014 failed coup on his presidency, US prosecutors have charged two men for their involvement in the conspiracy. 318 more words
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Mr. Bojang, a former managing director of the pro-government Daily Observer newspaper, is the proprietor of The Standard, an independent daily newspaper based in Bakau, seven kilometers outside the capital, Banjul. 226 more words
Two American citizens have been arrested and charged with conspiring to stage a coup last month in the west African nation of Gambia.
The two men are now in custody following their participation in the failed attempt to overthrow the Gambian government on Dec. 301 more words
An attempt by presidential guards in the Gambia to seize power from president Yahya Jammeh has been foiled. According to reports, a group of disgruntled soldiers stormed the presidential palace in capital Banjul Tuesday shooting sporadically in the air. 53 more words