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Gambia crisis ends as Yahya Jammeh leaves for exile -

Newly elected President Adama Barrow to return to Gambia shortly as longtime ruler leaves country for Equatorial Guinea. 21 Jan 2017. The Gambia's ex-leader Yahya Jammeh has flown out of the country he ruled for 22 years and into exile, bringing an end ...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 questionable legality of military intervention in The Gambia - The Conversation AU

Dr 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 »

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 »

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: Security Council backs regional efforts to ensure peaceful transfer of power to Barrow - UN News Centre

Urging all Gambian parties to respect the outcome of the 1 December election recognizing Adama Barrow as the country's President-elect, the United Nations Security Council today expressed its support for the commitment of West African States to “ensure ...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. google+ Tumblr VZ Xing Newsvine Digg. Gambia Ex ...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 »

Adama Barrow pledges truth commission over Yahya Jammeh -

Adama Barrow says he wants to 'get the facts together' regarding possible crimes of outgoing president Yahya Jammeh. 21 Jan 2017. Well-wishers as Barrow (unseen) is driven after his inauguration at the Gambian embassy in Dakar [Reuters/Office of the ...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 »