Dakar

Jammeh looted state coffers before leaving Gambia, say officials

Former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh emptied the country’s state coffers before relinquishing power, a member of the new president’s coalition said Sunday.

Jammeh goes into exile in Equatorial Guinea, angering some Gambians

Former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, making way for democracy in his home country after his repressive 22-year rule there.

Gambia's new president to establish commission to investigate Jammeh

Gambia's new President Adama Barrow said Saturday he plans to establish a commission to investigate potential wrongdoing by former president Yahya Jammeh during his 22-year rule.

Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh requests amnesty as he prepares to leave

Longtime Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is expected to leave the country Saturday after ceding power in a televised address, a move that only comes after he spent weeks trying to overturn the results of an election in which voters turned against him.

West African troops cross into Gambia in search for Jammeh

Military forces of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) crossed from Senegal into Gambia, hours after President Adama Barrow was sworn into office, the African Press Agency reported Thursday.

Sixth stage of Dakar Rally cancelled after heavy rains in Bolivia

The sixth stage of the Dakar Rally from Oruro to La Paz was cancelled late Friday after heavy rainfall in western Bolivia.

Another fatal accident involving a car from Dakar Rally

A person has died following a collision of vehicles including a car from the Dakar Rally in Argentina on Tuesday.