PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World A stunning election victory for the opposition in West Africa's The Gambia Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/688844/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend President Yahya Jammeh has ruled The Gambia with a heavy hand for the past 22 years. But the opposition turned out in force to vote, and now the West African nation is set for a rare handover of power.