Can Barrow Deliver On the Promise of a 'New Gambia'?
Barrow and his coalition government are riding high on a wave of popularity. But they have major challenges ahead in reforming a country that effectively has to be rebuilt from scratch.
IRIN, 8 February 2017
The Gambia's new president, Adama Barrow, received a hero's welcome when he returned to Banjul after his makeshift inauguration in neighbouring Senegal at the end of January. Read more »
Welcoming President Adama Barrow.
President Adama Barrow has removed the word "Islamic" from the country's name and promises to reform the notorious country's notorious intelligence agency in the weeks ahead. Read more »
The country was formerly called the Islamic Republic of The Gambia under ousted president Yahya Jammeh. Read more »
The new president's first job will be to deal with an internal crisis after it emerged his choice of vice president, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, may be too old, constitutionally, ... Read more »