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  • African Union to cease recognizing Jammeh as Gambia's leader - Minneapolis Star Tribune

    DAKAR, Senegal — The African Union says it will cease to recognize Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh as the country's legitimate leader as of Jan. 19, when his mandate expires. Friday's decision by the AU's Peace and Security Council comes as West ...and more »

  • Nigeria army memo: Prepare 800 troops for Gambia if needed - Minneapolis Star Tribune

    LAGOS, Nigeria — A Nigerian army memo orders officers to prepare a battalion of 800 troops for a possible military intervention in Gambia, where the longtime leader has refused to accept his election loss and step down. West Africa's regional bloc ...and more »

  • A turning point for The Gambia, the smiling face of Africa? - The Conversation AU

    Sophie Gallop 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 the academic appointment above.and more »

  • African Union says it will stop recognising Jammeh as Gambian president from January 19 - Reuters

    African Union says it will stop recognising Jammeh as Gambian president from January 19 - Reuters;

    ADDIS ABABA The African Union will cease to recognise Gambia's Yahya Jammeh as the West African nation's legitimate president as of Jan. 19, the date he is due to hand power to the winner of a December election, the AU's Peace and Security Council ...and more »

  • West African leaders make last-ditch effort to end Gambian crisis - The Guardian

    West African leaders make last-ditch effort to end Gambian crisis - The Guardian;

    Gambian president Yahya Jammeh is refusing to step down after 22 years in power. Photograph: Seyllou/AFP/Getty. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest · Share on ...and more »

  • Gambia's President Jammeh vows 'to stay until election ruling' - BBC News

    Gambia's President Jammeh vows 'to stay until election ruling' - BBC News;

    Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said he will not step down before a Supreme Court decision on disputed elections, a ruling now not expected until May. In a nationwide TV broadcast, the longstanding ruler also reiterated his concern at "foreign ...and more »

  • AU to stop recognising Gambia's Jammeh as president - Aljazeera.com

    AU to stop recognising Gambia's Jammeh as president - Aljazeera.com;

    African Union says it will not recognise Yahya Jammeh's presidency unless he steps aside when his mandate expires. 14 Jan 2017 13:24 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...and more »

  • Gambia dispute: African Union 'will not recognise' President Jammeh - BBC News

    Gambia dispute: African Union 'will not recognise' President Jammeh - BBC News;

    The African Union has said it will no longer recognise The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh as the country's leader from next Thursday, when his term ends. The bloc warns of "serious consequences" if Mr Jammeh's refusal to give up power causes a crisis.and more »

  • Gambia: On the brink of conflict - Press TV

    Gambia: On the brink of conflict - Press TV;

    At first, it seemed like an ordinary defeat: in Gambia, President Jammeh initially accepted his loss in the Dec. 1 election. But a week later, he reversed his position, vowing to hang onto power despite a wave of regional and international condemnation.and more »

  • Gambia: Senegal 'Ready to Oust Jammeh' - AllAfrica.com

    Gambia: Senegal 'Ready to Oust Jammeh' - AllAfrica.com;

    Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria (left) and Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sireaf, along with former Ghanian President John Mahama meeting with Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh and Vice President Isatou Njie-Saidy (far right) in Banjul on January 13, ...and more »