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Anger in Gambia as the extent of Jammeh-era corruption and brutality surfaces
The extent of corruption and brutality during The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh-era is starting to surface via a truth and reconciliation commission set up by an administration recycled from that of the long-term president.
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.
Gambians reflect on first year of democracy
22 Jan 2018
One year ago, former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh waved to his supporters for the last time on the tarmac of Banjul airport before fleeing to Equatorial Guinea, where he still lives in exile.
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.
Gambia crisis ends as Yahya Jammeh leaves for exile
22 Jan 2017
After 22 years in power, Gambia's former ruler Yahya Jammeh has left the country, ending a political crisis that lasted for more than a month.
The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh says he’ll step aside
21 Jan 2017
Former president Yayha Jammeh has finally agreed to leave office, avoiding a military confrontation with West Africa nations.
The Gambia: Yahya Jammeh faces military-force ultimatum
20 Jan 2017
West African nations have given The Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh until Friday at noon to leave office. They have deployed air, land, and sea forces inside the country to support his successor, President Adama Barrow.
Gambia Election Crisis: Jammeh lambasts ECOWAS mediators
22 Dec 2016
Gambia's president under pressure to step down
12 Dec 2016
Critics say Gambia's president Yahya Jammeh is 'behaving like a dictator' by rejecting the result of last week's election. Now the country's top court will decide what happens next.
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.