After refusing to step down from the presidency despite losing reelection, Yahya Jammeh left Gambia in the dark of night, absconding with the greater part of the treasury. Gambians eagerly await the return of newly-elected President Adama Barrow.
Gambian President Adama Barrow has hinted at a possible trial of former leader Yahya Jammeh, currently in exile in Equatorial Guinea.
In his drive to replace senior officials linked to his predecessor Yahya Jammeh, Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the head of the armed forces. DW talks to analyst Alex Vines about the new leader's strategy.
The Gambia's first legislative elections since the downfall of Yahya Jammeh are expected to inject democracy into a parliament which under authoritarian rule was derided as a rubberstamp assembly.
After days of crisis talks and a military incursion, Yahya Jammeh has finally ceded power. Newly elected President Adama Barrow has said the former leader was expected to leave Gambia within hours.
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