20 Jan 2017
West African nations have given The Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh until Friday at noon to leave office. They have deployed air, land, and sea forces inside the country to support his successor, President Adama Barrow.
19 Jan 2017
Just hours before the end of his term in office, Gambia's incumbent President Yahya Jammeh is showing no sign of leaving, with parliament extending his term.
18 Jan 2017
The West African landscape has had a busy start to the year, with a new administration in Ghana, political uncertainty in The Gambia and continued foreign exchange shortage in Nigeria
15 Jan 2017
The UN says thousands of people are fleeing Gambia and crossing into neighbouring Senegal.
10 Jan 2017
Gambia's Supreme Court is expected to hold a hearing after the ruling party launched an appeal for a rerun of last month's presidential election.
18 Dec 2016
The West African regional bloc said on Saturday (December 17) it will uphold the election result in Gambia, despite outgoing President Yahya Jammeh saying he will not step down.