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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 »

ECOWAS put its credibility on the line by resolving to use military force, if necessary, in Gambia - Institute for Security Studies (press release) (blog)

It's also another big credibility test for the African Union (AU), which has backed ECOWAS' decision to use force if necessary to topple Jammeh. After 22 years of often brutal years in power, Jammeh conceded electoral defeat on 3 December. But then 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. The Gambia. Yahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of rule. Yahya Jammeh has flown out of Banjul to make ...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 »

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 »

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 »

The Gambia: defeated president backs down and agrees to go into exile - The Guardian

Adama Barrow was sworn in as president of the Gambia at its embassy in Dakar, Senegal. Photograph: Reuters. The Gambia. The Gambia: defeated president backs down and agrees to go into exile. Yahya Jammeh announces he will 'relinquish the mantle of this ...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 »

Senegal troops enter Gambia as ruler refuses to step down - Irish Times

Senegal's army spokesman said its troops have entered Gambia to ensure incumbent leader Yahya Jammeh cedes power to the country's newly inaugurated president. A West African regional force, including Senegalese troops, had been poised on Gambia's ...and more »

Gambia: Defeated leader Jammeh leaves country after election loss - CNN

(CNN) Gambia's longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, has left the country after stepping down as president following tense negotiations amid the prospect of West African military intervention. He has arrived in Conakry, Guinea, according to a Gambia Civil ...and more »