The Gambia

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Greenpeace stops fish oil tanker in Channel in protest over African food insecurity
Fishmeal exports to EU from west Africa have grown sharply, depleting stocks and posing threat to livelihoods

Karen McVeigh

07, Oct, 2021 @5:46 PM

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‘It’s not easy’: seven working parents around the world – photo essay
Photographers Linda Bournane Engelberth and Valentina Sinis document the lives of working parents from Botswana to the UK for Unicef

16, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Gambia becomes second African state to end trachoma
Health workers spent years targeting agonising and blinding eye disease, which was rife in rural areas

Kaamil Ahmed

22, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ballaké Sissoko: picking up the pieces after US customs broke his kora
Last February, Sissoko’s historic instrument was disassembled on a flight home to Paris. Bolstered by a new kora, his latest album revives their borderless journey

Dale Berning Sawa

07, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Weatherwatch: the Gambia's pleasant subtropical climate
Tiny west African country enjoys warm temperatures, which are cooler on its tourist-filled coast

Stephen Moss

15, Jul, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Louis Mahoney obituary
Charismatic actor known for his versatility in British TV drama and as a campaigner for BAME performers

Toby Hadoke

09, Jul, 2020 @5:16 PM

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The Gambia demands US investigation into police killing of citizen in Atlanta
Shooting of Lamin Sisay, son of former UN diplomat, last week prompts outrage as family and friends reject police version of events

Kaamil Ahmed

03, Jun, 2020 @1:45 PM

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Sylvia Chant obituary
Development geographer whose research focused on households headed by women in the global south

Cathy McIlwaine

18, Mar, 2020 @3:12 PM

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Outcry over crackdown in the Gambia as president refuses to quit
Amnesty attacks heavy-handed response to protests as Adama Barrow clings to power

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

28, Jan, 2020 @1:27 PM

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Aung San Suu Kyi heads to The Hague for Myanmar genocide showdown
Peace prize winner will lead her country’s defence against claims at court in Netherlands

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

08, Dec, 2019 @9:48 AM

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Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar against genocide charge at The Hague
Burmese leader will lead delegation to international court of justice next month

Michael Safi

20, Nov, 2019 @3:36 PM

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Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at UN court
Application seeks punishment for culprits, compensation for victims and end to attacks

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

11, Nov, 2019 @12:04 PM

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