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  • UN rights chief urges Gambian leader to respect results of presidential election - UN News Centre

    UN rights chief urges Gambian leader to respect results of presidential election - UN News Centre;

    Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré. Tweet ?Share. Print. 16 December 2016 – The increased military presence deployed across Gambia since President Yayha Jammeh rejected the election result ...and more »

  • Statement by the Spokesperson on efforts in favour of a peaceful transition in The Gambia - EU News

    The European Union supports the current efforts by the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and the United Nations, to ensure a peaceful transition in The Gambia, following presidential elections on 1 December.and more »

  • Gambia: Why the army may be the key to getting Jammeh to step down - African Arguments (registration)

    Gambia: Why the army may be the key to getting Jammeh to step down - African Arguments (registration);

    Domestic, regional and international bodies have all condemned Yahya Jammeh's refusal to concede defeat. But one significant group still backs him. Yahya Jammeh initially conceded defeat in the elections before rejecting them in a dramatic U-turn ...and more »

  • World View: Gambia's dictator has second thoughts - Irish Times

    World View: Gambia's dictator has second thoughts - Irish Times;

    It looked and sounded too good to be true. It was. Yahya Jammeh, the dictator who has ruled Gambia for 22 years and once told a reporter that he would rule for “a billion years if Allah willed”, had agreed, to the surprise of all, on December 1st to ...and more »

  • Ban commends West African countries' firm decision to stand by Gambian President-elect - UN News Centre

    Ban commends West African countries' firm decision to stand by Gambian President-elect - UN News Centre;

    19 December 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended decisions by a bloc of West African countries to take all necessary actions to enforce the outcome of the presidential election in Gambia, guarantee the protection of ...and more »

  • African leaders back Adama Barrow as new president of the Gambia - The Guardian

    African leaders back Adama Barrow as new president of the Gambia - The Guardian;

    Four west African leaders say they will attend inauguration of President-elect Adama Barrow in January. Photograph: Jerome Delay/AP Photo. The Gambia. African leaders back Adama Barrow as new president of the Gambia. Local presidents 'to take all ...and more »

  • President Jammeh's Isolation Grows as Gambians Lose Fear - The Wire

    Banjul: Lawyers, trade unions, teachers and journalists have joined a growing chorus of demands for Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to accept his defeat in a December 1 election, as people lose their fear of the man who has ruled them for the past 22 ...and more »

  • West African leaders pledge support to Gambian president-elect - Christian Science Monitor

    West African leaders pledge support to Gambian president-elect - Christian Science Monitor;

    The statement came after Gambia's longtime leader rejected the results of a December 1 election that would remove him from power. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Cover Story Trump vs. the media: the war over facts · Why Russian protests are making the Kremlin ...and more »

  • West African Leaders Press Gambia's Jammeh to Accept Defeat - Voice of America

    West African Leaders Press Gambia's Jammeh to Accept Defeat - Voice of America;

    West African leaders are continuing to push for Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh to accept his defeat in the December 1 elections. Eleven West African heads of state met Saturday in Abuja, Nigeria, for the 50th summit of the West African community bloc ...and more »

  • 'Military intervention to unseat Gambia's Jammeh should be the last resort' - africanews

    'Military intervention to unseat Gambia's Jammeh should be the last resort' - africanews;

    Senegalese President Macky Sall has stated that a military intervention to unseat Gambia's outgoing President Yahya Jammeh will be a last resort. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented by Teads. He said during an ...and more »