The Gambia

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

Former Gambian dictator Jammeh was a ‘serial sexual predator’

Former president Yahya Jammeh allegedly used his position to rape and sexually assault young women, claims new report

Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses

A truth and reconciliation commission has begun to investigate alleged rights abuses during the 22-year-long rule of Yahya Jammeh

‘No sex, no coffee, no ARVs’: Former president’s quackery could land him in court

Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.

The flame of justice flickers on

A new breed of African freedom fighter is emerging, challenging authoritarianism with pure ideas that seek nothing but progress through liberty

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.

Cleaning up the tyrant’s mess

After forcing out Jammeh, The Gambia must fix what he broke

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.

Five things to know about the Gambia

Here are five things to know about the small West African nation.

Doublespeak in country of the abused

The Gambia's justice minister is to talk about human rights at the Pan-African Parliament.

Deaths in detention heighten Gambians’ distress

Barely 24 hours after opposition leader's arrest he was reportedly in a coma and without medical attention.

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Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs