Gambian defence chief pledges allegiance to new president - Irish Independent

ECOWAS soldiers are seen in a camp at the border of Gambia in Karang, Senegal 5 ECOWAS soldiers are seen in a camp at the border of Gambia in Karang, Senegal , January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon An ECOWAS soldier runs after a ...and more »

Defeated Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh agreeds to give up power - Irish Independent

FILE PHOTO - Gambia's President Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh attends the plenary session of the Africa 4 FILE PHOTO - Gambia's President Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh attends the plenary session of the Africa-South America Summit on Margarita Island September ...and more »

Gambia's president agrees to step down, following threat of military intervention - Washington Post

NAIROBI — After weeks of negotiations and facing the threat of a regional military intervention, Gambia's defeated president agreed to step down on Saturday morning. Yahya Jammeh, who ruled the tiny West African country for 23 years and lost in an ...and more »

Gambia's defeated president finally agrees to step down - Washington Post

NAIROBI — More than 22 years after taking power and a month after a shocking election defeat, Gambia's president agreed to step down Saturday morning. Yahya Jammeh announced on state television in the tiny West African country he had ruled since ...and more »

Senegal sends troops into Gambia to force longtime leader to step down - Washington Post

NAIROBI — Senegal announced that its troops entered neighboring Gambia on Thursday to force its longtime ruler, Yahya Jammeh, to step down, part of a bold West African regional effort to defend a democratic election won by the opposition. The ...and more »

Military operations launched in The Gambia as Barrow takes oath - RTE.ie

West African nations have launched a military operation in Gambia, Senegal's army said, aiming to install its new President Adama Barrow and remove longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh, who refuses to step down despite an election loss. Mr Barrow took the oath ...and more »

Gambia crisis: Jammeh misses second deadline to step down - BBC News

Another ultimatum for The Gambia's long-term leader to leave office or be forced out by UN-backed troops expired at 16:00 GMT. The presidents of Guinea and Mauritania remain locked in talks with defeated President Yahya Jammeh, and have not issued ...and more »

Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power, leave - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sergey Ponomarev, New York Times Adama Barrow, Gambia�s newly elected president, after his swearing-in ceremony at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal, Jan. 19, 2017. Yahya Jammeh, Gambia�s leader for 22 years, is refusing to make way for ...and more »

AP INTERVIEW: New Gambia leader to set up truth commission - Minneapolis Star Tribune

DAKAR, Senegal — Gambia's new president Adama Barrow said Saturday that he will launch a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate the alleged human rights abuses of Yahya Jammeh's 22-year regime. In an interview with The Associated Press ...and more »

UN adopts resolution backing Gambia's new President Barrow - Minneapolis Star Tribune

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Thursday expressing "full support" to Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and calling on ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to step down, condemning "in the strongest terms ...and more »