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.

Gambia: Back Home

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.

A woman's game: Fatim Jawara

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.

Africa

The Gambia activists take aim at landfills

The Gambia's return to democracy has emboldened environmental groups seeking to shut down some of the country's most polluted sites.

Africa

The Gambia school robotics team granted US visa

The students had reapplied for second interview and said that this time, they were asked questions relating to robotics.

The Gambia school robotics team granted US visa

Science & Technology

Gambian teens denied US visa for robotics competition

Robot built by high school students in The Gambia will be shipped to Washington, DC, for event without its inventors.

US denies visa to Gambian school robotics team

In the Field

Gambia: The business of human trafficking

Mohammed Lamine Janneh, also known as L-Boy, discusses this lucrative trade.

Africa

Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m

Yahya Jammeh stole the money from state coffers before leaving for exile in Equatorial Guinea, justice minister says.

Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m