Supporters celebrate after Gambian opposition leader Ousainou Darboe, who had been jailed for taking part in a protest, was freed on bail with 18 others on Decencer 5, 2016 in Banjul, days after a shock opposition election win. The head of his defence team said the group's bail was a sign of The Gambia's new democratic maturity following its first transfer of power by the ballot box last week. Judges handed down the much-awaited ruling three days after an opposition coalition took a surprise victory in a presidential election that will see businessman Adama Barrow take over from President Yahya Jammeh after 22 years in office. / AFP / SEYLLOU (Photo credit should read SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Supporters celebrate after Gambian opposition leader Ousainou Darboe, who had been jailed for taking part in a protest, was freed on bail with 18 others on Decencer 5, 2016 in Banjul, days after a shock opposition election win.

The head of his defence team said the group's bail was a sign of The Gambia's new democratic maturity following its first transfer of power by the ballot box last week. Judges handed down the much-awaited ruling three days after an opposition coalition took a surprise victory in a presidential election that will see businessman Adama Barrow take over from President Yahya Jammeh after 22 years in office.
 / AFP / SEYLLOU        (Photo credit should read SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)