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Gambia crisis ends as Yahya Jammeh leaves for exile -

The Gambia's ex-leader Yahya Jammeh has flown out of the country he ruled for 22 years and into exile, bringing an end to a protracted political crisis following presidential elections last month. The longtime ruler refused to step down after a ...and more »

Yahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of rule - The Guardian

Some people who fled The Gambia have returned, but many have chosen to stay away until Yahya Jammeh has gone. Photograph: Jerome Delay/AP. Yahya Jammeh, the former Gambian president, has left the country after he finally agreed to step down following ...and more »

The final hours of Gambia's Yahya Jammeh - Deutsche Welle

The protracted leadership crisis in Gambia has come to an end. Former leader Yahya Jammeh has finally stepped down and new President Adama Barrow has taken office. DW's Adrian Kriesch reports from Banjul. Gambia Ex-Präsident Yahya Jammeh (Reuters/T ...and more »

Gambia Crisis Heightens as New President Inaugurated - Human Rights Watch

“This is the day we've been waiting for,” Sanna told me as he and hundreds of Gambians gathered outside their country's embassy in Dakar, Senegal to celebrate the inauguration today of President Adama Barrow. Barrow took the oath of office at the ...and more »

The questionable legality of military intervention in The Gambia - The Conversation AU

Aidan Hehir does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...and more »

Troops enter the Gambia after Adama Barrow is inaugurated in Senegal - The Guardian

West African troops have crossed the border into the Gambia as part of regional efforts to support the democratically elected president in a his lingering showdown with his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh. “We have entered Gambia,” Colonel Abdou Ndiaye, a ...and more »

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh confirms he will step down -

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who for weeks had refused to step down after losing the recent election, has confirmed that he has decided to relinquish power. "I have decided today in good conscience to relinquish the mantle of leadership of this ...and more »

Troops Enter Gambia as New President Is Sworn In - New York Times

DAKAR, Senegal — The political standoff in Gambia intensified on Thursday as foreign troops crossed the border with orders to dislodge a repressive leader who has refused to step down after losing a presidential election last month. Gambia's erratic ...and more »

A country with two presidents? Democracy tested in Gambia as Jammeh refuses to cede power - Christian Science Monitor

Gambia's 22-year incumbent president, Yahya Jammeh, refuses to step down, but Gambia's neighbors have pledged support to successor Adama Barrow. Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari (l.), Liberia President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (2nd from l.) Gambia ...and more »

Adama Barrow pledges truth commission over Yahya Jammeh -

The Gambia's incoming president said he favours launching a "truth and reconciliation commission" to investigate possible crimes committed by the outgoing leader of 22 years. Speaking to the Associated Press on Saturday, Adama Barrow urged caution ...and more »