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Gambia's first post-independence president Jawara dies at 95
Dawda Kairaba Jawara, Gambia's first post-independence president who led the tiny West African country for 24 years before being deposed in a 1994 coup, has died at the age of 95, the presidency said on Tuesday.
Gambian former dictator Jammeh 'handpicked' women for rape
Gambian former dictator Jammeh 'handpicked' women for rape (HRW)
Gambia's Christian converts seek sanctuary amid hostility
13 Nov 2018
A Christian foundation in Gambia is planning to build a shelter for Christian converts, some of whom say they have been persecuted after leaving the country's dominant Muslim faith.
No future for Gambian returnees
14 Jun 2018
Many young Gambians are returning to a now democratic Gambia. But the country they come back to is poor and jobless. We caught up with some returnees to find out what it's like for them to be back.
DW Exclusive interview: President Adama Barrow
26 Jan 2018
How is The Gambia doing one year after the handover of power from Yahya Jammeh, who had ruled the country for over 22 years? President Adama Barrow speaks to DW about the economy, migration and the country's security.
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.
German president makes historic visit to The Gambia
15 Dec 2017
The Gambia has given Germany's president Frank-Walter Steinmeier a warm welcome. The West African country has just emerged from more than two decades of dictatorship.
More than 400 migrants rescued off Libyan coast
30 Mar 2017
Migrants from north Africa, Gambia and Bangladesh are among the hundreds rescued from a wooden boat off Libya by an aid agency.
Gambia politics: Adama Barrow appoints his cabinet
1 Feb 2017
Gambia's new President Adama Barrow has finally appointed his cabinet and many say the first order of business should be justice for victims of the former president Yahya Jammeh's rule.
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.
Gambia orders investigation into Jammeh's wealth
25 Jan 2017
Gambia's new government has already got to work, revoking a state of emergency and ordering an investigation into the wealth of exiled former president Yahya Jammeh.
Gambians cheer ECOWAS troops entering capital, Banjul
23 Jan 2017
A West African military force enters the Gambian capital to cheers as part of an operation aimed at securing the country to allow new President Adama Barrow to take up office.