Gambia struggles with economic reform

GAMBIA - Presidential elections this week in the Gambia will push the small West African nation into the international limelight.

Already there are mutterings of electoral fraud and possible human right abuses - charges that may discourage the IMF from providing the country with a new loan facility.

The Gambian economy is still very much a work in progress, with much of the government's efforts spent on reducing poverty.

President Yahya Jammeh is not known for his disciplined approach and has