Sub-Saharan Africa


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    Africa’s military coups are climate coups

    Abdoulie Ceesay, Gambian representative to COP28, argues that the West must take climate action – not militarization.
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    Chinese pollution on Gambian coast

    Residents from a coastal village in the Gambia are suing a Chinese-owned fishmeal plant accused of pollution, writes Nosmot Gbadamosi.

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    Tensions escalate in the new Gambia

    Political rivalries have increasingly taken an ethnic hue in the West African country. James Courtright reports.

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    The Gambia

    A profile of Africa's smallest and most densely populated country.

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    The Gambia

    Recent visitors to The Gambia are likely to be struck by the huge numbers of smartly dressed schoolgirls chatting away happily on their way to or from school. They are beneficiaries of an ambitious government programme which provides free education for gir

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    A Black woman took my job

    Michael Kimmel shows how the behaviour of men is the single greatest obstacle to equality – and explains why sharing housework means more sex.

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    The Gambia

    new internationalist
    issue 241 - March 1993

    Country profile: The Gambia