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.
The Gambia's top judge said that he could not hear President Yahya Jammeh's inauguration challenge, recusing himself from the hearing.
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".
As of October, 873 people in East Africa’s biggest economy were facing corruption charges in court, including five former ministers and two senators.
Panel revises figures upwards, and the money is not leaving continent in plastic bags: Kinshasa, we have a problem
We've been measuring theft all wrong, African experts say — what it has to do with leaked 'Panama Papers'
Continent should shift from popular perception indices, to also look at corruption in the private sector - and help develop plans to fight it
The Gupta 'state capture' reveals South Africa's worst nightmare: that it's becoming an 'African country'
But there's a lifeline - state "weakness" means that you can refashion, and reorder the state with relative ease, as Magufuli's Tanzania has shown us
Big may be back in vogue, according to Transparency International's 2015 list, which for the continent is a bag of surprises.
Power, domestic violence and term limits in Africa; and when planting a tree becomes an act of revolution
It's the way power works – you can’t compartmentalise it, it seeps through all the cages that you may create, your whole society takes on that tone
A Kenyan youth paradox: In future, society will value merit and hard work, but will also be more corrupt
How is it that young people can be so rosy-eyed about the future, and at the same time seem have a low commitment to ethical behaviour?
African states are often described as weak, with low institutional capacity, deliberately kept so by elites. But there's a silver lining
It’s good to be king: This African monarch bought his country’s royal jet twice over – although it was a ‘gift’
The M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism (amaBhungane) uncovers a tale of an absolute ruler’s extravagance.
(STORIFY) Tanzania's new leader Magufuli walks the talk, and African Twitter follows - to hilarious effect
Magufuli's austere approach resonates with a generation that is jaded with endless corruption scandals and government excesses
Mathogothanio and Matatuism: Two Kenyan ideas that every African will relate to, and why it needs to stop now
Mathogothanio is Jacob Zuma's Nkandla affair, and Lagos' 'ultra-modern' Banana Island. It is Burundi's last election; Paul Biya, and Robert Mugabe
Eyeing fourth decade in power, Museveni says only ruling party can fight corruption, Ugandans not so sure
'Only NRM does not plead with anyone,' the president says, as he was confirmed as party candidate in bid to extend 29-year rule.
President Xi’s anti-corruption drive has had 182,000 officials reportedly punished for corruption and abuse of power since he came into office.
Buhari's critics call him 'Baba Go Slow' because of his slow spaces, and analysts have complained that he has been vague about achieving his goals.
Buhari moves to tackle Nigeria's oil monster; the money 'eaten' there is bigger than GDP of 38 African nations
Some estimates put "lost" funds at $50 billion. If it were a country, it would be Africa's 11th biggest economy, at par with Tunisia's entire GDP.