Africa

The Gambia: Barrow’s party wins most seats in parliamentary poll

The party of President Adama Barrow has won a majority in The Gambia’s parliament, in the first free and fair election since long-time leader Yahya Jammeh left power. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from the capital, Banjul.

Africa

The Gambia holds historic post-Jammeh election

Turnout was reportedly low, but many Gambians still see Thursday's parliamentary poll as a positive step for democracy.

The Gambia holds historic post-Jammeh election

Africa

The Gambia to hold first election after Yahya Jammeh

On Thursday, 238 candidates from nine political parties will vie for the 53 parliament seats up for election.

Politics

Gambians vote in landmark parliamentary poll

West African country holding its first legislative election since the departure of long-time ruler Yahya Jammeh.

The Gambia

'It's a great time to be Gambian'

After years of fearing the government, musicians and poets say they are now able to express themselves freely.

Music and poetry thrive in The Gambia post-Jammeh

Reporter's Notebook

Change is coming fast in The Gambia - and it's intoxicating

As many young Gambians get to participate in their first free and fair election, an unprecedented sense of ownership over the country's future is fast emerging.

Change is coming fast in The Gambia - and it's intoxicating

The Gambia

Can The Gambia's tourism industry be revived?

Tourists stopped coming during the country's electoral crisis, but the new government is hopeful good times are ahead.

The Gambia: Reviving the tourism industry

The Gambia

The Gambia's journalists find new freedom of expression

The country's former president silenced its media, but with a new government journalists are returning to work.

The Gambia's journalists find new freedom of expression

Human Rights

The Gambia's missing sons and daughters

Can the country's new president persuade its youth to stop risking their lives to reach foreign soil?

The Gambia's missing sons and daughters

Human Rights

Stories from The Gambia's notorious Mile 2 Prison

Political prisoners of the former president, Yahya Jammeh, share stories of torture and life behind bars.

Remembering The Gambia's notorious Mile 2 Prison

Human Rights

Celebrating Yahya Jammeh in his birthplace

In the village of Kanilai, relatives of the ex-president have enjoyed a privileged life but the good times may soon end.

Celebrating Yahya Jammeh in his birthplace

Africa

Remains of opposition activist exhumed in The Gambia

Police say investigators exhumed body of Solo Sandeng who died in custody during the rule of former President Jammeh.

Remains of opposition activist Solo Sandeng exhumed

Africa

The Gambia: HIV patients recount herbal treatment under Jammeh

Former president Yahya Jammeh claimed he could cure people suffering from HIV and Aids. Jammeh treated hundreds of patients in Gambian clinics, administering herbal remedies.

Africa

The Gambia arrests ex-spy chief linked to killings

Spy chief Yankuba Badjie has been accused of overseeing kidnappings, arbitrary arrests, torture, killings and rape.

The Gambia arrests ex-intelligence boss linked to abuse

Africa

The Gambia frees 'all prisoners held without trial'

The Gambia's new president has begun his tenure by releasing all prisoners who were detained without a trial.