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Tom Saintfiet, the Belgian coach who transformed Gambia from minnows to Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finalists this year, desperately wants to avoid the fate that befell Madagascar. Debutants Madagascar...

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Masked gunmen raided the headquarters of Guinea-Bissau’s former ruling party on Saturday, two party members said, weeks after a failed coup attempt in the West African country. The African Party...

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Separatist rebels have killed four Senegalese soldiers and are holding seven hostage after a clash on the border between Senegal and The Gambia last week, the Senegalese army said in a statement. Three...

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On a beach outside a luxury hotel near Banjul, the sun loungers lie empty beneath the palm trees and straw parasols, and the waves roll in undisturbed by bathers. The smallest country in Africa, The Gambia...

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The six people were in a horse-drawn vehicle when it hit a landmine left over from an earlier conflict in the Casamance region Six young people were killed when their horse-drawn vehicle hit an old landmine...

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A Gambian presidential contender who headed a truth commission into crimes committed under ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh has said he is prepared to prosecute the former leader. Speaking to AFP on Wednesday...

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Former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade has offered to host Guinea’s deposed leader Alpha Conde in his villa in Senegal’s seaside capital Dakar. Conde, 83, was ousted in a military coup...

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In the northern Senegalese city of Saint-Louis, excavators are ripping up the beach to lay giant blocks of basalt, in an eleventh-hour effort to keep the sea at bay. When work is finished, a black sea...

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Gambian President Adama Barrow has stirred anger and confusion ahead of a December 4 presidential poll, after forming an electoral alliance with ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh’s political party. The pact...

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Speeding transport truck lost control and crashed into homes, killing 13 villagers and the driver. Fourteen people have died in southern Guinea-Bissau after a cargo truck crashed into village homes, according...