Colley had run the penitentiary system nearly non-stop since 1997 under Yahya Jammeh.
Morocco’s return to the African Union raises questions about the body’s continued commitment to anti-colonialism and its pan-Africanism.
Dissatisfaction with government performance doesn’t necessarily translate into support for opposition parties.
Inflammatory speech has often found fertile ground in Kenya's election campaign period.
Former president Yahya Jammeh announced in October that he would pull Gambia out of the ICC.
There are few obvious opposition leaders to assume Tshisekedi's leadership role.
Regional power Ecowas, which has just seen off yet another dictator in Yahya Jammeh, started off with a tame agenda 42 years ago.
Although Ecowas and the AU made sure that Yahya Jammeh stepped down after losing the elections in The Gambia, caution is warranted
Barrow's currently living in Senegal until his safety can be guaranteed by soldiers from five African nations currently deployed in the Gambia
Rights groups accuse President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of cracking down on freedoms won during the revolt
From a democratic perspective nobody can, in all honesty, be satisfied with the process that now results in the inauguration of Donald Trump.
Former leader leaves after 22 years due to days of intense negotiation, a triumph for African diplomacy.
The recent resignation of Jammeh’s information minister is seen as a sign of his regime weakening.
While tensions escalate and Gambians flee to neighbouring Senegal, President Yahya Jammeh has secured another three months in office.
In a televised address, The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh denounced the 'unprecedented foreign interference' in the country's internal affairs.
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has agreed a truce with opposition Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama
The Gambia's top judge said that he could not hear President Yahya Jammeh's inauguration challenge, recusing himself from the hearing.
The ruling party and a new alliance of opposition parties are keen to sign up four million new voters.
With Adama Barrow due to be sworn in on January 19, the Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh insists the legal route is the only "peaceful resolution".
Zimbabwe's Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo meanwhile expressed hopes that US president-elect, Donald Trump, would rebuild ties with Harare.