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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 »

The Guardian view on The Gambia: celebrate the other inauguration - The Guardian

The country has seen its first democratic transition thanks to sustained external pressure. That is an encouraging sign for the region as a whole. Sun 22 Jan 2017 14.20 EST Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 02.01 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...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 »

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 »

Africa: A shrinking space for autocrats - Financial Times

Rarely can so huge a continent have displayed so much interest in so small a country. Ever since Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, an African dictator from central casting, first agreed to step down after losing elections in December, the sliver of a nation has ...and more »