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Why the Gambia’s plea for the Rohingya matters for international justice

In early December, the International Court of Justice heard arguments filed by the Gambia against Myanmar for violations of the Genocide Convention. This included...

Gambians get behind a movement to Barrow to his word

The constitution puts him on fairly firm ground but citizens of post-dictatorship Gambia are determined to hold their leader to account

Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator’s abuse

The commission will hold witness hearings into Yahya Jammeh's 22-year era of oppression, opening the way to prosecuting those responsible

The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy task

Gambian President Adama Barrow might have managed to succeed the longtime leader, but the West African nation remains divided along ethnic lines

Africa waves some leaders goodbye, but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

No one is immune to change in leadership that has led many African presidents to lose their coveted top job

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The Gambia’s post-election blues

Seldom has an election given rise to so much hope on the African continent as the one that placed Adama Barrow at the helm of the Gambia.

Who will follow Ecowas’s example next?

The Gambia, mirroring Burkina Faso in 2014, underscores the importance the youth play in overthrowing authoritarian leaders through democratic means.

Enough is enough: Gambians put faith in democracy after ousting Yahya Jammeh at polls

Jammeh had tightened his hold on power with the help of the National Intelligence Agency, which protects state security by conducting covert probes.

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