Politics

Barrow to be officially sworn in as Gambia's president

Thousands will attend ceremony in the capital Banjul to witness the first democratic transfer of power in the country.

Counting the Cost

Philippines mining shutdown

Can the world's largest producer of nickel ore really live without its metals industry?

Africa

Big hopes for the New Gambia

What is next for Africa's newest democracy?

by Robin Sanders

Africa

The Gambia hoping to lure back tourists after crisis

After a weeks-long political crisis, tourism officials are eager to lure foreign visitors back to the W African country.

Politics

Barrow removes 'Islamic' from Gambia's official name

New president says he will require complete financial transparency from the ministers he chooses for his government.

Africa

Gambia's President Barrow arrives home

New president arrives from Senegal after his predecessor Jammeh was forced into exile following disputed election.

Africa

Profile: Adama Barrow, The Gambia's new president

The former property developer, who once worked as a London security guard, has two wives and four children.

Africa

Historic day in Gambia as Barrow set to return

New president arrives from Senegal on Thursday after weeks of political turmoil that left his country in disarray.

Africa

Gambians ready to rebuild their country 'from scratch'

Following the departure of their former president, Yahya Jammeh, Gambians reflect on the opportunities ahead.

The Gambia

Barrow names VP who vowed to prosecute ex-ruler Jammeh

New deputy leader had previously vowed to prosecute ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh for alleged crimes committed by his regime.

The Gambia

Ex-ruler Jammeh 'stole $11m, shipped out luxury cars'

Exiled former leader accused of 'stealing' state funds as regional troops prepare to secure arrival of President Barrow.

Inside Story

What hinders the smooth transfer of power in Africa?

The former president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has flown into exile to avoid a military confrontation.

Africa

Gambia: A lesson for African dictators

What Gambia can teach other countries about the peaceful transfer of power.

by Solomon Dersso

Politics

'We are free': Joy in Gambia as Jammeh flies into exile

Newly elected President Adama Barrow to return to Gambia shortly as longtime ruler leaves country for Equatorial Guinea.

Politics

New Gambia leader promises truth commission

Adama Barrow says he wants to 'get the facts together' regarding possible crimes of outgoing president Yahya Jammeh.