The Gambia

Thousands rally in The Gambia for ex-leader Yahya Jammeh's return

Protest follows self-exiled leader's insistence in recent audio recording that The Gambia guarantee his right to return.

Thousands rally in The Gambia for ex-leader Yahya Jammeh's return

The Gambia

ICJ to rule on emergency measures in Myanmar genocide case

UN court's decision on measures to prevent more harm against Myanmar's Rohingya minority expected on Jan 23.

ICJ to rule on emergency measures in Myanmar genocide case

The Gambia

The Gambia's ex-leader Jammeh reportedly wants to come home

Jammeh's political party releases several audio recordings where self-exiled former president says he is returning.

The Gambia's ex-leader Jammeh reportedly wants to come home

Africa

Gambia migrants: Survivors 'would risk journey again'

Gambian migrants travel from Gambia to Europe across Atlantic to shore of Spain.

The Gambia

'Three years is enough': Why are Gambians protesting?

Thousands take to the streets of Banjul amid growing tension over the length of President Adama Barrow's term.

'Three years is enough': Why are Gambians protesting?

Rohingya

At top court, Myanmar urged to 'stop genocide of own people'

Gambia's justice minister launches ICJ case to try and stop Myanmar abusing Rohingya as Aung San Suu Kyi leads defence.

At top court, Myanmar urged to 'stop genocide of own people'

Africa

Guinea funerals: Anti-government protesters buried

Opposition leaders say eight men were killed by security forces for speaking out against President Alpha Conde and his government.

The Gambia

Gambian president vows to punish traffickers after boat disaster

Adama Barrow says probe launched as nation mourns 'national disaster' that saw dozens of people drowning off Mauritania.

Gambian president vows to punish traffickers after boat disaster

The Gambia

Gambian town mourns after Mauritania migrant boat deaths

At least 62 people died after their boat, which launched from the northern town of Barra in The Gambia, capsized.

Gambian town mourns after Mauritania migrant boat deaths

Mauritania

Dozens of people die in Atlantic Ocean off Mauritania

At least 62 people, including children, drown while 83 others swam ashore after the overcrowded boat capsized.

Dozens dead as migrant boat sinks off Mauritania coast: UN

Opinion

Africa needs The Gambia's leadership on human rights

By filing a case against Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya, Gambia has shown Africa's potential to promote human rights.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

The Gambia

#IamToufah: Breaking the silence on sexual assault in Gambia

Toufah, a survivor, leads movement after becoming first woman to allege sexual assault by ex-leader Yahya Jammeh.

#IamToufah: Breaking the silence on sexual assault in Gambia

Rohingya

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at UN court

Lawyers ask International Court of Justice to urgently order measures 'to stop Myanmar's genocidal conduct immediately'.

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at UN court

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