The rejection of the bill on its merits means that Gambians will not get to see this version of the 2020 draft constitution in a future referendum.
The full benefits of digital democracy are being thwarted by digital exclusion that is driven by the high cost of data.
President Alassane Ouattara (78) has been blowing hot and cold on whether he'll be seeking a third term.
Leaders' efforts to end conflict have been ineffective. Working through regional economic communities might be part of a better approach.
Developing countries that depend heavily on tourists need international support, and more sustainable offerings for the future.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
The Rohingya case before the International Court of Justice is politically and legally significant.
A case brought by the Gambia claims that Myanmar's military committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority.
The Gambia's agreement with the European Union to return immigrants to the country is causing the government problems at home.
The sheer volume of pregnant women in the refugee camps was an early indicator of the extent sexual violence was used against Rohingya women and girls.
Because Helicobacter Pylori is contagious, treating it properly is key to preventing its spread.
Africa's democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
At least in the short term, it looks unlikely that Jammeh will face either his victims or consequences for human rights abuses
Locals accuse a fishmeal factory of polluting their waters.
The US needs to review whether a security agenda based on US priorities will solve problems in sub-Saharan Africa.
Criminal trials await those found responsible for the most serious crimes in The Gambia.
A dictionary of African politics reveals the witty and insightful political terminology that people in different African countries use.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
An African court with international criminal jurisdiction which has been debated but never been put into operation could be an option if Africa withdraws from the ICC.