An adviser to the Gambian president has alleged that Yahya Jammeh, who was in power for 22 years, plundered millions of dollars. Jammeh lost the election last year and has gone into exile in the Equatorial Guinea.
Gambian President Adama Barrow has hinted at a possible trial of former leader Yahya Jammeh, currently in exile in Equatorial Guinea.
The protracted leadership crisis in Gambia has come to an end. Former leader Yahya Jammeh has finally stepped down and new President Adama Barrow has taken office. DW's Adrian Kriesch reports from Banjul.
Speaking on Sengalese radio, elected President Adama Barrow said there appeared to be an absence of state funds following the exit of Yahya Jammeh. The deal Jammeh struck to exit The Gambia may make him untouchable.
President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to hand over the presidency to Adama Barrow has pushed Gambia to the brink of a military conflict. Now Barrow has announced that he will be sworn into office in Senegal.
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