Africa

Gambian-Americans search for answers, reparations after Jammeh

The Gambia's Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission tours the US to speak to the country's diaspora.

Gambian-Americans search for answers, reparations after Jammeh

Media

Gambian soldier names ex-president in reporter's 2004 murder

Testimony marks first public confession tying former president Yahya Jammeh to killing of journalist Deyda Hydara.

Gambian soldier names ex-president in reporter's 2004 murder

The Gambia

Gambia's Jammeh 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse

Rights groups accuse former longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh of committing a string of sexual offences while in office.

Gambia's Jammeh 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse

Africa

Eight Gambian soldiers sentenced over coup plot

Soldiers were plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, court said.

Eight Gambian soldiers sentenced over coup plot

The Gambia

Gambia's ex-President Yahya Jammeh 'stole at least $362m'

Minister says probe shows ex president pilfered millions from state to 'satisfy pretentious and delusional lifestyle'.

Gambia's ex-President Yahya Jammeh 'stole at least $362m'

The Gambia

Gambia reconciliation process to look into former leader's abuses

The Gambia's truth and reconciliation commission for Yaya Jammeh-era crimes opened Monday. Will it work?

Gambia reconciliation process to look into former leader's abuses

The Gambia

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh blocked from entering US

State department says Jammeh and members of his immediate family are ineligible to enter the United States.

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh blocked from entering US

People & Power

Gambia: Back Home

We investigate why some in The Gambia have returned home to discourage others from an attempt at life in Europe.

Shorts

A woman's game: Fatim Jawara

To pursue her dreams as a goalkeeper, Fatim Jawara left The Gambia and took the treacherous migrant route.

The Gambia

A year after Jammeh: Free press returns to The Gambia

While some restrictive laws remain, journalists who were once living in exile are beginning to return to the country.

A year after Jammeh: Free press returns to The Gambia

FGM

'Don't sensationalise FGM survivors'

Gambia activist tells Al Jazeera why respect is critical when tackling the subject of female genital mutilation.

Jaha Dukureh: 'Don't sensationalise FGM survivors'

AJ IMPACT

Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

African Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the US.

Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

In the Field

Gambia: The people who stood up to Yahya Jammeh

We talk to the men and women who helped bring Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule to an end.

Africa

Gambian comedians enjoy new-found freedom to joke about ex-leader

Anyone who dared make jokes about Yahya Jammeh was thrown in prison.

Africa

Ex-leader’s supporters resist transition of power in Gambia

Gambia's new government is struggling to enforce its sovereignty in some areas still loyal to former President Yahya Jammeh.