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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 their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...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 »

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. West African leaders have flown into the Gambia to make a final attempt to persuade Yahya Jammeh to step down when his presidential term ...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 »

AU to stop recognising Gambia's Jammeh as president -

African Union says it will not recognise Yahya Jammeh's presidency unless he steps aside when his mandate expires. 14 Jan 2017. The African Union says it will cease to recognise Yahya Jammeh as The Gambia's legitimate president after last-ditch ...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: 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 »

Gambian President Warns Buhari: Don't Come To My Country…Yet! -

Ahead of the intended peace talks in the Gambia, President Yahya Jammeh has warned the high-level ECOWAS mediation mission led by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to postpone their visit to Gambia from Wednesday to Friday instead. However ...and more »

Documents counter Nigerian Army denial of planned deployment of troops in Gambia - Premium Times

Internal Army documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES have punctured claims by the Nigerian Army that it was not gearing up to deploy troops in the Gambia if President Yahya Jammeh fails to step down when his tenure expires on January 19. This newspaper had on ...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 »