Bollore pitches for revamp of Gambia’s main port – sources
France’s Bollore Group has submitted an offer to develop Gambia’s main port as part of a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars, three sources familiar with the matter said, as competition for contracts heats up after a change in government.
Gambia's Jammeh 'stole $50m', assets frozen
The Gambia's longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh stole at least $50-million from the state, the country's justice minister said Monday, in the first major anti-corruption move by the country's new president.
How West Africa built the muscle to rout dictators and keep the peace
Following the resolution of the political impasse in The Gambia, a great deal of attention has focused on the role played by the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas).
Gambians begin voting in first post-Jammeh poll
Gambians began voting on Thursday in the first election since the departure of longtime leader Yahya Jammeh, with multiple parties poised to enter parliament after 22 years of effective one-party rule.
Senegal and Gambia announce new era of ties
New President Adama Barrow has described French-speaking Senegal, which almost entirely surrounds his Anglophone nation, as The Gambia's "best friend", breaking with fractious years under his predecessor Yahya Jammeh.
Gambia's Barrow allows coup plotters back into army
Jammeh survived several coup attempts in his 22-year rule, with one of the most serious arising in 2014 when mutinous soldiers attempted to take control of the presidential palace while he was out of the country.
Ex-president Jammeh’s supporters arrested as tensions flare in Gambia
Gambian police said they arrested 51 people in a former stronghold of ex-president Yahya Jammeh for harassing followers of new leader Adama Barrow, amid lingering tensions following Jammeh’s flight into exile.
Tracing The Gambia's disappeared persons
Pensioner Sarjo Manneh celebrated more joyfully than most when former leader Yahya Jammeh agreed to leave The Gambia in January.