The Gambia's justice minister Abubacarr Tambadou states that the country will establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission "within the next six months" to investigate allegations of abuse dating from the time of former President Yahya Jammeh. According to Tambadou, public hearings are scheduled to get underway by year's end.
The European Union pledges to give the Gambia €225 million in aid to assist the country following the departure of former president Yahya Jammeh, whose 22 years of misrule left the country "virtually bankrupt".
Defeated dictator Yahya Jammeh vows to contest the election results in The Gambian supreme court. [http:--www.itv.com-news-update-2016-12-11-gambian-president-to-contest-election-loss-in-supreme-court- (ITV News)]date=August 2019
Two former military chiefs in The Gambia are charged over an alleged plot to remove President Yahya Jammeh from office in 2006; critics say the government is manipulating coup allegations for its own gain.