Myanmar's gamble to send Suu Kyi to represent the country at the International Court of Justice has backfired.
Gambia's lead lawyer presenting a genocide case against Myanmar says it cannot be trusted to hold its soldiers accountable for alleged atrocities against its Rohingya Muslim minority.
At the heart of Gambia’s brave attempt to seek justice for the Rohingya, lies a very personal story.
Myanmar's civilian leader and Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi admitted during the ICJ hearing that the army may have used "disproportionate force" but said that did not prove it was trying to wipe out the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
At least 62 migrants who are mostly Gambians died on Wednesday when their makeshift vessel capsized off the coast of Mauritania.
The latest shipwreck is one of the deadliest disasters this year among migrants trying to make the perilous journey to Europe.
The case accuses Myanmar of breaching the 1948 UN Genocide Convention through its brutal military campaign in 2017, which targeted the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
The CFA Franc has always seen as a vestige of colonialism, but now eight West African countries are aiming to decolonise and start their own currency.
Tiny west African state says it's acting on behalf of 57-nation Islamic bloc OIC in bringing the case against Myanmar before International Court of Justice in The Hague.
The United Nations' Refugee Agency said in a statement it was deeply saddened by reports of an estimated 170 people dead or missing.
Autocratic leaders in Africa are increasingly relying on internet blackouts to silence young people who use social media to mobilise against post-colonial political structures across the continent.
Five planes and 30 luxury cars, including Rolls-Royces and Bentleys, as well as four plots of land in some of the country's finest tourist areas that belonged to the country's former dictator are to be auctioned online.
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