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Gambian president Yahya Jammeh is trying to extend his stay in office by four months - Quartz

Gambians are unlikely to get a new president any time soon, despite having voted for one last month. The country in December elected real estate businessman Adama Barrow to be its new leader. After initially accepting the results of the election, long ...and more »

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 »

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 ...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 ...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 poll winner Adama Barrow says Jammeh should not seek asylum - BBC News

The winner of December's presidential election in The Gambia says there is no need for President Yahya Jammeh to seek asylum and he is confident direct talks can solve the crisis. Adama Barrow told the BBC he was confident he would be sworn in next ...and more »