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

The Gambia's presidential election crisis has been of particular personal interest for me. Between 2013 and 2014 I lived in the country as a law lecturer at the University of The Gambia. The experience was a fantastic one and helped me to understand ...and more »

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

Regional politicians arrive in Banjul to persuade Yahya Jammeh to step down when his presidential term ends this week. Ruth Maclean West Africa correspondent. Fri 13 Jan 2017 10.25 EST Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 02.34 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

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

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - 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 ...and more »

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 -

The African Union says it will cease to recognise Yahya Jammeh as The Gambia's legitimate president after last-ditch attempts to persuade the longtime leader to step down failed. Jammeh, a former coup leader who has ruled the country since 1994, lost a ...and more »

Gambia: Breaking News: Only The Supreme Court Can Declare Anyone A President- Jammeh - Freedom Newspaper

“Only the supreme court can declare anyone a President. So, I ask anyone of us to respect the supreme law of the republic and await the Supreme Court review on the election result. Our investigations have revealed an unprecedented foreign interference ...and more »

Nigerian MPs back asylum for Yahya Jammeh -

Nigeria's lower house has voted to offer Gambian President Yahya Jammeh asylum if he steps down, according to Gambian MPs. The House of Representatives approved a motion on Thursday for President Muhammadu Buhari to offer Jammeh asylum if he hands over ...and more »

Mali urges Gambia's leader to avoid 'bloodbath' and step down - Yahoo News

Bamako (AFP) - Mali's president called Saturday for Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh to step down and avoid an unnecessary "bloodbath" by clinging to power and forcing a potential military intervention. The Gambia's political crisis dominated a summit co ...and more »

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, a dictator and 'proud' of it - FRANCE 24

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who has ruled with an iron first for the past 22 years, has tried to remain in power by contesting the results of the nation's presidential poll before the Supreme Court, after initially conceding defeat in December. For ...and more »

Gambia Supreme Court Delays President Yahya Jammeh Election Challenge - Newsweek

Yahya Jammeh Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh attends the plenary session of the Africa-South America Summit, Margarita Island, September 27, 2009. Carlos Garcia Rawlins/REUTERS. Share. World Gambia The Gambia. Gambia's Supreme Court was unable to hear ...and more »