Adama Barrow won the presidential elections at the beginning of January, narrowly beating the incumbent Yahya Jammeh, who now refuses to concede defeat.
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.
Gambian President Adama Barrow has hinted at a possible trial of former leader Yahya Jammeh, currently in exile in Equatorial Guinea.
Seldom has an election given rise to so much hope on the African continent as the one that placed Adama Barrow at the helm of the Gambia in December of last year. But six months later discontent is on the rise.
President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency in Gambia at the very end of his term, in an apparent attempt to hold on to power. Jammeh cited foreign interference in his electoral loss to Adama Barrow.
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