Emerging from dictatorship, Gambia’s returnees are scrutinizing old and new investments, keen to enforce the promised transparency and democratic decision-making on deals.
Fishmeal factories in The Gambia supply fish farms in Asia and Europe but undercut the local market for affordable fish. Protestors are calling them out for pollution and overfishing pressure.
As foreign-owned fishmeal factories proliferate in West Africa to supply feed for overseas aquaculture operations, prices for a key staple of the local diet are skyrocketing.
Sixteen years ago, police in The Gambia shot student demonstrators, killing fourteen. The tragedy motivated a group of Gambian expatriates who, in 2014, launched a failed coup attempt.
Authoritarian leaders like the Gambia's Yahya Jammeh seem to relish the West's wealth. Why doesn’t the United States use that against them?
What happened when 11 exiles armed themselves for a violent night in the Gambia.
Beyond the headlines of environmental disaster, the designation of sacred forests in West Africa helps preserve some of the region’s important forests.
In Gambia, authorities believe Chinese fishmeal factories will bring much needed investment to Africa’s smallest nation. Its residents disagree.
Gambia's dictator, Yahya Jammeh, has stayed in power for over 20 years. A U.S.-based group decided to get rid of him once and for all.
Foreign Affairs editor Stuart Reid discusses his reporting in Gambia—a profile of its dictator Yahya Jammeha and an investigation into a December 2014 coup attempt.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
Do you save one life at the cost of 10?
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.