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Africa: Gambia

The veiled figure - or Kankurang - is an almost-mythical character.  By MUHAMADOU BITTAYE AFP

Gambian festival revitalises tradition of initiatory rite

Jan 29, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

By the light of the moon and a few spotlights, a figure almost completely obscured by bark and leaves makes his way thro ...

Jan 15, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

Lamine Camara bagged a brace in his Cup of Nations debut as defending champions Senegal swept past Gambia 3-0 to lay dow ...

Jan 14, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

Tiny Gambia were one of the stories of the last Africa Cup of Nations as they reached the quarter-finals, but coach Tom ...

Jan 9, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

Gambian former interior minister Ousman Sonko said Switzerland was not qualified to lecture on human rights as he took t ...

Jan 9, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

Switzerland's Federal Criminal Court is set to decide Tuesday whether it can judge crimes against humanity allegedly com ...

Jan 8, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

Alleged victims of Gambia's former interior minister hailed a landmark day for justice on Monday as Ousman Sonko stood t ...

Jan 8, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

Former Gambian interior minister Ousman Sonko faced trial in Switzerland on Monday, accused of crimes against humanity c ...

Jan 5, 2024 | Africa: Gambia

Former Gambian interior minister Ousman Sonko goes on trial in Switzerland on Monday accused of crimes against humanity ...

Dec 1, 2023 | Africa: Gambia

The Gambia, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Ministry of Communi ...

Dec 1, 2023 | Africa: Gambia

The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes Thursday rsquo;s conviction in Germany of a member of former Gambian pr ...

Nov 30, 2023 | Africa: Gambia

A German court on Thursday sentenced a Gambian man to life in prison over his participation in a death squad that assass ...

Oct 24, 2023 | Africa: Gambia

A trial opened Tuesday in The Gambia's capital Banjul over the deaths last year of small children who took a cough syrup ...

Aug 29, 2023 | Africa: Gambia

Concerns have been raised by citizens amid the circulation of expired drinks that were believed to be imported into t ...

Aug 29, 2023 | Africa: Gambia

Lamin J. Gassama, the director of Investigation and International Cooperation at the Drug Law Enforcement Agency of T ...