June 15, 2018
Africa: African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty
Gambia's Vice President and Minister for Women's Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains… Read more »
May 28, 2018
West Africa: Helping to Bring Perpetrators to Justice at Home
Activists and victims of some of the worst crimes committed in West Africa sat down together in Banjul, Gambia recently to talk about how to bring to justice more people… Read more »
October 13, 2017
Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Challenging Economic Outlook - World Bank
Sub-Saharan Africa's economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent… Read more »
February 02, 2017
Africa: 10 Yays for the AU!
While the African Union gets a lot of flack for its inaction, they have taken *some* good decisions. We want to use Madam Chair's departure to highlight those... Read more »
January 11, 2017
Gambia: Is Jammeh Changing His Tone? - VIDEO
In his latest speech to the nation, Yahya Jammeh said the 2016 election result - which he lost - is not credible, and criticised "foreign interference" and a "sustained smear… Read more »
December 09, 2016
Gambia: A Message to the Gambia - 'Build that Bridge'
The Gambia is free at last of Yahya Jammeh. Newly elected President Adama Barrow must now take bold steps to restore Gambia's place as a responsible West African nation, with… Read more »
December 02, 2016
Gambia: What is Happening With Gambia Vote Counting?
Counting has started after presidential elections in Gambia, with the incumbent Yahya Jammeh seeking a fifth mandate. According to Reuters, the first results from two… Read more »
November 20, 2016
Gambia: Is Freedom Stirring in Banjul?
"We are ready for change!" These were the words of the taxi driver who picked me up from the airport in Gambia. We had just passed a huge billboard bearing the image of President… Read more »
September 24, 2009
Gambia: Jammeh Threatens to Kill Human Rights Defenders - Report
Activists have launched a campaign to have the headquarters of a top African human rights body moved from the Gambia after the country's president reportedly threatened to kill… Read more »
March 24, 2003
Gambia: Rights Still Being 'Eroded' Says Gambian Opposition Leader
Wedged into the heart of Senegal, the tiny west African nation of Gambia is often overlooked. But the Gambia has had a difficult history, particularly during the past decade after… Read more »
October 24, 2001
Gambia: Several Jammeh Opponents Arrested Following Elections
Less than a week after last Thursday's presidential elections, in which President Yahya Jammeh emerged victorious, there has been a spate of arrests of members of the opposition… Read more »