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Gambia's draft law restricts presidential terms
A new draft basic law for The Gambia seeks to ensure the shortest spell in office for any leader since independence in 1965. The cabinet of President Adama Barrow is not impressed.
The Gambia: Jammeh's assets for sale
18 May 2018
The Gambian government has put up for sale some of the luxury belongings of the country's ex-dictator, Yahyah Jammeh. President Adama Barrow's government wants to auction the items to offset the country's huge debt.
How Buhari forced Yahya Jammeh to surrender – Gambian President
17 Jan 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
‘I am not an accidental president’: Barrow vows change in Gambia
16 Mar 2017
On his first trip outside Africa, new Gambian President Adama Barrow said he was confident France and the EU would boost financial support to his country after 22 years of dictatorship.
Gambia’s president makes a triumphant return home
27 Jan 2017
Thousands of people lined the streets of Gambia's capital Banjul on Thursday to welcome home new President Adama Barrow days after authoritarian leader Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
Adama Barrow sworn-in in neighbouring Senegal
20 Jan 2017
Gambia Crisis: Talks fail as president refuses to step down
15 Jan 2017
Gambia's top court to rule on Yayha Jammeh election case
10 Jan 2017
Gambia's Supreme Court is expected to hold a hearing after the ruling party launched an appeal for a rerun of last month's presidential election.
Gambia Election Crisis: Jammeh lambasts ECOWAS mediators
22 Dec 2016
Gambia opposition warns of 'likely conflict' if president stays
14 Dec 2016
Gambia opposition warns of 'likely conflict' if President Yahya Jammeh does not accept election defeat. Jammeh has contested election win for opposition leader Adama Barrow
Senegal optimistic about The Gambia’s president-elect
5 Dec 2016
The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow is talking to potential ministers to form a new government. Barrow is replacing veteran president Yaya Jammeh who has ruled the country for 22 years.
President-elect Barrow hails 'new Gambia'
3 Dec 2016
Opposition candidate Adama Barrow hails a 'new Gambia' in an interview with AFP, after pulling off a stunning victory in the Gambian presidential election.