4 Mar 2017
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.
4 Mar 2017
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.
3 Mar 2017
Rights groups say Manneh is one of dozens of Gambians who disappeared without trace during the 22-year rule of president Yahya Jammeh, which ended last month when he fled the country.
2 Mar 2017
The Gambia's President Adama Barrow on Thursday arrived in Senegal, which played a key role in his rise to power by helping force his predecessor Yahya Jammeh from office, an AFP journalist said.
27 Feb 2017
Gambia's President Adama Barrow has fired the head of the armed forces, General Ousman Badjie, a former loyalist of the ousted government, a military source said Monday.
18 Feb 2017
February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia's independence from Britain, but many are also calling the day the birth of a third republic following the ousting of Yahya Jammeh at the ballot box.
15 Feb 2017
It was a diplomatic victory for Nigeria that The Gambia finally got rid of Yahya Jammeh, the country’s ruler for 22 years. In creating a posse against the dictator, President Muhammadu Buhari,....
10 Feb 2017
A West African military operation that pressured Gambia’s long-time leader, Yahya Jammeh, to step down and flee into exile has had its mandate extended by three months, the office of new President Adama Barrow said on Wednesday.
2 Feb 2017
A dog that killed the son of Gambian President Adama Barrow has been put down, an agriculture ministry source said, with mystery over the circumstances sparking witchcraft rumours amid political turmoil in the country.
2 Feb 2017
Faced with the threat of use of force by an ECOWAS Standby Force to evict him from power, for ignoring the outcome of the presidential elections, former president Yahya Jammeh of Gambia blinked.
28 Jan 2017
Gambian President Adama Barrow said Saturday that every aspect of his tiny west African state would need an overhaul after ex-leader Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule, but that its dread secret police would remain.