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Exiled former president Yahya Jammeh 'stole $11.4m' from the Gambia - The Guardian

Adviser to new president claims exiled ruler plundered state coffers and shipped out luxury vehicles by cargo plane. Jason Burke Africa correspondent and agencies. Mon 23 Jan 2017 07.32 EST First published on Sun 22 Jan 2017 21.08 EST. Share on ...and more »

The Gambia awaits new era of democracy under Adama Barrow - The Guardian

New president remains in Senegal after ex-leader Yahya Jammeh leaves, pending assurances about security situation. Reuters in Banjul. Sun 22 Jan 2017 15.27 EST First published on Sun 22 Jan 2017 07.20 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Maggie Penman - Delmarva Public Radio

Maggie Penman is a reporter and producer for NPR. She got her start in public radio as an intern at WNYC, and has since worked on NPR's flagship show Morning Edition, reported on breaking news for the network, and helped launch the popular social ...and more »

As Gambia crisis passes, displaced return from Senegal - UNHCR

By Hélène Caux | 24 January 2017 | Español | Français · The Gambia. Children return home to the Gambia after weeks in exile in Senegal. Gambian children waiting for a car at Selety border crossing, Senegal, to drive them home to the Gambia.and more »

Gambia's longtime autocratic leader finally leaves the country to go into exile - Quartz

Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh finally left the country on Saturday evening local time after several days of negotiations with West African leaders and Gambia's incoming government over the terms of his exit from office. Locals were relieved ...and more »

Gambia: A lesson for African dictators -

Soon after the peaceful transition of power from Barack Obama to Donald Trump in the US, Gambia's crisis was also resolved without a single gunshot. The embattled President Yahya Jammeh appeared on national TV announcing his decision "to relinquish ...and more »

West Africa leads the way in The Gambia – and on democratisation - Daily Maverick

President Yahya Jammeh did not want to leave office, or fly into humiliating exile in the dead of the night. But in the end he didn't have any choice – and west Africa's leaders must be applauded for taking all other options off the table. By SIMON ...and more »

Gambia's government website 'confiscated' by proud computer hacker - africanews

The Gambian government website has been hacked a third time since the end of the December 1 election that ended the 22-year rule of former President Yahya Jammeh. As at Monday, the website had been taken over by a proud hacker ...and more »

The Gambia: Ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh 'plundered coffers' -

The Gambia's ex-ruler, Yahya Jammeh, plundered the state coffers in his final weeks in power, stealing millions of dollars and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, according to an aide to new president Adama Barrow. Jammeh, who ruled the small ...and more »

Gambia: Defeated leader Yahya Jammeh finally waves farewell - Irish Times

With a kiss of the Koran and a wave from the aircraft's steps, it was over. Gambia's authoritarian former president Yahya Jammeh on Saturday night bade farewell to the country he had ruled for 22 years, after failing in a last-ditch bid to cling onto ...and more »