>> A welcoming party on the streets of the Gambian capital. Hundreds celebrating the arrival of West African troops on Sunday as they took control of Banjul's Presidential Palace, the former seat of ex-President Yahya Jammeh and his 22 year authoritarian regime. The military are preparing for the safe return of newly elected President Adama Barrow.
After Jammeh refused to step down despite losing an election in December, Barrow fled into exile to Senegal. After weeks of tension, Jammeh's finally left as a regional military force prepared to forcibly remove him. He boarded a plane to seek exile in Equatorial Guinea, but even amid the celebrations, troubling details of his departure.
The new government saying Jammeh's withdrawn some $12 million from state coffers in the last two weeks. His exit already prompting the return of some of the 45,000 Gambians who fled to Senegal amid the turmoil.