UN rights chief urges probe into death of prominent Gambian activist

The death of Gambian opposition leader Solo Sandeng and the reported violent crackdown on peaceful anti-government protests in the western African nation are deeply worrying and must be...

Gambia orders female public sector workers to cover hair at work

Female employees in Gambia's public sector have been ordered to cover their hair during working hours, according to a presidential directive circulated to staff this week.