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The World News You Missed This Week – January 26th 2017 - MediaFile;

The World News You Missed This Week – January 26th 2017 - MediaFile

MediaFileThe World News You Missed This Week – January 26th 2017MediaFileYahya Jammeh, Gambia's autocratic leader for the past 20 years, finally stepped down as president on Saturday, escaping on his private jet into exile in Equatorial Guinea – a country conveniently not subject to the International Criminal Court. This ...and more »

New Gambian president set to return Thursday - New Vision;

New Gambian president set to return Thursday - New Vision

New VisionNew Gambian president set to return ThursdayNew VisionPresident Adama Barrow is set to return to The Gambia on Thursday after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh finally quit power under threat of military intervention. Barrow's aide Mai Fatty confirmed to AFP on Wednesday that the new president was preparing to ...and more »

Gambia's President Adama Barrow to return home on Thursday: Aide - Daily News & Analysis;

Gambia's President Adama Barrow to return home on Thursday: Aide - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisGambia's President Adama Barrow to return home on Thursday: AideDaily News & AnalysisGambias President Adama Barrow is seen in Dakar, Senegal January 20, 2017 after a senior aide confirmed that Gambias longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has agreed to leave power. (Reuters). Shares7. Thu, 26 Jan 2017-10:02am , Dakar , Reuters.and more »

Exiled Yahya Jammeh has my forgiveness but… - Ex-political prisoner - africanews;

Exiled Yahya Jammeh has my forgiveness but… - Ex-political prisoner - africanews

africanewsExiled Yahya Jammeh has my forgiveness but… - Ex-political prisonerafricanewsA leading member of the then opposition coalition that defeated Yahya Jammeh as Gambian president, says he has forgiven the former president and that he will not personally pursue him. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Ousainou Darboe, leader ...and more »

UN to Help Ensure Smooth Transition in Gambia - Voice of America;

UN to Help Ensure Smooth Transition in Gambia - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaUN to Help Ensure Smooth Transition in GambiaVoice of AmericaThe United Nations has deployed officials to Gambia to help ensure a smooth transition from former President Yahya Jammeh's government to that of incoming President Adama Barrow, according to Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas, the special representative of ...and more »

ECOWAS' neat work in the Gambia - Vanguard;

ECOWAS' neat work in the Gambia - Vanguard

VanguardECOWAS' neat work in the GambiaVanguardThe Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has reiterated its standing as an effective regional bloc in the world, following the successful ousting of former Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, without firing a shot or destroying a single structure.and more »

Democratic progress - The Statesman;

Democratic progress - The Statesman

The StatesmanDemocratic progressThe StatesmanA change of guard in faraway Gambia in the impoverished continent of Africa would have scarcely aroused excitement the world over were it not for the criminally sensational departure of President Yahya Jammeh, who had ruled the country as a dictator ...and more »

ISS Today: 28th AU summit – alarm bells beyond The Gambia - Daily Maverick;

ISS Today: 28th AU summit – alarm bells beyond The Gambia - Daily Maverick

Daily MaverickISS Today: 28th AU summit – alarm bells beyond The GambiaDaily MaverickAlthough full-scale crisis seems to have been averted in the Gambia, many peace and security issues still need urgent discussion at the AU summit. By Ndubuisi Christian Ani for ISS TODAY. First published by ISS Today. For the African Union (AU) leaders ...and more »

The Gambia prepares for arrival of new President Adama Barrow - ABC Online;

The Gambia prepares for arrival of new President Adama Barrow - ABC Online

ABC OnlineThe Gambia prepares for arrival of new President Adama BarrowABC OnlineThe Gambia's new President Adama Barrow is due to arrive in the country on Thursday, a week after he was sworn into office in neighbouring Senegal, a spokesman has confirmed. How did it come to this? Opposition Adama Barrow was a surprise winner of ...and more »

Gambian Gamble: Rare Intervention a Win for African Democracy - ReliefWeb

Gambian Gamble: Rare Intervention a Win for African DemocracyReliefWebThe departure of The Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh from Banjul on January 21 brings to an end a remarkable confrontation between the autocrat and other leaders of West Africa, the African Union, and the United Nations. The immediate result is ...and more »

Gambians celebrate new president's arrival after veteran ruler flees - Reuters;

Gambians celebrate new president's arrival after veteran ruler flees - Reuters

ReutersGambians celebrate new president's arrival after veteran ruler fleesReutersGambian President Adama Barrow reacts to the crowd of supporters as he arrives at Banjul International Airport in Gambia January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. 1/15. left. right. Supporters of Gambia's new President Adama Barrow fix a billboard ...and more »

Gambians Await Arrival of New President Thursday - Voice of America;

Gambians Await Arrival of New President Thursday - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaGambians Await Arrival of New President ThursdayVoice of AmericaGambians are ready for their new president to return home. President Adama Barrow has remained in Dakar, Senegal this week for security reasons but he is expected to return Thursday, one week after his inauguration. A spokesperson for the president ...and more »

Gambia's new president Adama Barrow set to return home - Financial Times;

Gambia's new president Adama Barrow set to return home - Financial Times

Financial TimesGambia's new president Adama Barrow set to return homeFinancial TimesAdama Barrow, Gambia's new president, is set to finally return to his west African nation after a week of uncertainty during which his autocratic predecessor desperately sought to cling to power and regional forces entered the country. Mr Barrow's ...and more »

As Barrow Returns, ECOWAS Troops To Remain In Gambia For 6 Months - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News;

As Barrow Returns, ECOWAS Troops To Remain In Gambia For 6 Months - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

ZimEye - Zimbabwe NewsAs Barrow Returns, ECOWAS Troops To Remain In Gambia For 6 MonthsZimEye - Zimbabwe NewsThe ECOWAS forces are to remain in the Gambia for the next six months following a request by the country's new President Adama Barrow said the ECOWAS Commission according to a report by Premium Times. “Barrow would like us to have a sufficient ...and more »

Mo Ibrahim salutes Gambians, commends ECOWAS - Myjoyonline.com;

Mo Ibrahim salutes Gambians, commends ECOWAS - Myjoyonline.com

Myjoyonline.comMo Ibrahim salutes Gambians, commends ECOWASMyjoyonline.comSudanese-British mobile communications entrepreneur and billionaire, Mo Ibrahim, has congratulated Gambians for the successful conclusion of a difficult electoral process. He also saluted the peaceful manner in which a potentially explosive situation ...and more »

6 things to know about the woman who removed Jammeh and became The Gambia's VP - NAIJ.COM;

6 things to know about the woman who removed Jammeh and became The Gambia's VP - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COM6 things to know about the woman who removed Jammeh and became The Gambia's VPNAIJ.COMThe removal of Yahya Jammeh after a 22-year rule of Gambia was not done by Adama Barrow alone. Fatoumata Tambajang is the woman who pulled a lot of strings behind the scenes. Fatoumata Tambajang. Mrs Tambajang, is a former UN official and health ...and more »

Gambia leader to return home after crisis - New Vision;

Gambia leader to return home after crisis - New Vision

New VisionGambia leader to return home after crisisNew VisionThe Gambia's new president will return to the capital on Thursday, aides said, ending a prolonged political crisis sparked by disputed elections that forced him to flee to neighbouring Senegal. The announcement capped days of anxious waiting in the ...and more »

Democracy is good but trade matters too - Financial Times;

Democracy is good but trade matters too - Financial Times

Financial TimesDemocracy is good but trade matters tooFinancial TimesThe Economic Community of West African States this month sent troops to surround Gambia in an ultimately successful effort to push Yahya Jammeh, the west African country's illegitimate leader, from power. But what was an economic organisation doing ...and more »

New Gambian president set to return from Senegal on Thursday - Press TV;

New Gambian president set to return from Senegal on Thursday - Press TV

Press TVNew Gambian president set to return from Senegal on ThursdayPress TVThis handout file photo released by the Senegalese presidency on January 19, 2017, shows Adama Barrow during his swearing-in ceremony as the president of the Gambia at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, Senegal. (Via AFP). President Adama Barrow is ...and more »

Gambia: Was President Barrow Legally sworn on 19 January 2017? Open Letter to Halifa Sallah - Freedom Newspaper;

Gambia: Was President Barrow Legally sworn on 19 January 2017? Open Letter to Halifa Sallah - Freedom Newspaper

Freedom NewspaperGambia: Was President Barrow Legally sworn on 19 January 2017? Open Letter to Halifa SallahFreedom NewspaperDear Mr. Sallah, I chose to address this letter to you through Freedom Newspaper because it is like a daily bread to any Gambian home and abroad. I do not like to emulate you in taking us through... January 25, 2017. Share. Facebook Google Twitter ...and more »