Ndella Jack was shot 19 times as she lay in bed by assassins who had been targeting her husband who she had married just 12 days earlier.
The military's ethnic cleansing campaign of murder, rape, and arson has been detailed in many reports, but holding them to account seemed hopeless. Until now.
The two leaders were inaugurated a day apart and faced vastly different challenges.
The prison service head allegedly oversaw two decades of torture in Gambia's prisons.
Yahya Jammeh had taken the country out but now Gambia is returning under a new president.
Barrow could not attend the funeral of his son Habib, 8, as he was stuck in Senegal.
The EU stopped aid to Gambia due to concerns about human rights under Jammeh.
After 22 years, Gambia finally has a new leader. Why were so many voters thanking a couple of guys in D.C.?
Jammeh left Gambia on Saturday after a standoff with West African military forces.
Barrow tells Newsweek that he intends to return to Gambia on Thursday.
Barrow will be inaugurated at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal.
Thomas Cook is scheduling extra flights to bring U.K. holidaymakers home from the West African state.
Jammeh is due to leave office Thursday, but has dug in his heels.
At least six Gambian ministers have reportedly resigned in the past week.
President-elect Adama Barrow is due to take office on Thursday, ending Jammeh's 22-year reign.
Judges from Nigeria and Sierra Leone did not turn up as scheduled.
Jammeh has refused to relinquish power after losing last month's election.
Political change, separatist insurgencies and a possible genocide project a tough year for the continent.
Adama Barrow tells Newsweek that he is keen to "reconcile" with the outgoing president.
The army has backed Yahya Jammeh, but now they must support a democratic transition.
The Gambian president has filed a challenge to the election at the country's Supreme Court.
Yahya Jammeh has said he now rejects the election result that ousted him after 22 years.