The Latest Hub of Political Humor: Gambia

A new generation of comedians is using hard-won civic space and social media to poke fun at leaders in a country that, until recently, had a thin-skinned president.

Migration Nearly Killed This Radio Star. And He's Warning Gambians

After his own perilous journey, Mustapha Sallah is trying to convince his listeners not to follow in his footsteps.

Sufi West Africa Braces Amid Rise of Fundamentalism

Salafism is replacing traditional Sufi practices, sparking concern about the introduction of Islamic extremism in the region.

How the Gambia Learned to Grow Both Forests and Food

By empowering local communities, this West African nation may have found a way to square the circle.


Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

Gambian Warriors Fight for a Greener Future

The tiny West African nation is emerging as a model of activism in battling climate change and managing waste.

He Helped Unseat the Gambian Dictator — Who's Next?

This 36-year-old American plans to unseat Africa’s despots.

Unseating a Dictator? No Problem for Young Gambians

The young people of Gambia have spoken, and they’re demanding an overhaul of the future.

Yahya Jammeh: The Worst Dictator You've Never Heard Of

This eccentric African president claims he can cure AIDS.


When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

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