Thursday, 22nd February 2024


19 Jan
An historic trial opened on January 8 for the West African nation of The Gambia. Ousman Sonko, a former high-ranking member of the dictatorship of Yahya Jammeh, is in the dock in Switzerland for a series of alleged crimes against humanity committed between 2000 and 2016. Victims of the dictatorship have high hopes for the trial.
16 Jan
Senegal kicked off their campaign to defend their title with a resounding 3-0 win against Gambia. Five-time champions Cameroon were held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Guinea. And Algeria were held 1-1 by Angola.
12 Oct
The election of President Adama Barrow was a win for democracy in Gambia. However, the arrest of journalists and government critics has raised concerns the West African nation could become a dictatorship once more.
17 Sep
18 months after Jammeh was deposed, Toufah Jallow became the first woman in The Gambia to make a public accusation of rape against him, sparking marches of support and a social media outpouring of shared stories among West African women under #IAmToufah.


2 hours ago
In the last ten years, the number of Catholic churches across Germany has been dwindling. What does this mean for the faithful?
2 hours ago
If the United Nations agency responsible for aiding Palestinians collapses from lack of funding, the economic and political impact will be felt far beyond Gaza.
2 hours ago
A German bank is making negative headlines for its investments in US commercial property. While many European banks have avoided these assets on a grand scale, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has embraced them. What comes next?
3 hours ago
The leader of Pakistan's parliamentary kingmaker party has said a coalition government will go ahead, with key posts expected to be filled within days.
3 hours ago
Defense Minister Boris Pistorius described the frigate's Red Sea deployment as the German Navy's "most dangerous" mission in decades. But he also stressed its defensive nature, limited to intercepting Houthi strikes.
3 hours ago
Former Barcelona and Brazil soccer player Dani Alves has been found guilty of raping a woman in a nightclub. The 40-year-old was sentenced to four and a half years in prison and ordered to pay €150,000 to the victim by a court in Spain.