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Gambia's political impasse: Entrenched Yahya Jammeh appoints mediator as last day in office nears - Yahoo News;

Gambia's political impasse: Entrenched Yahya Jammeh appoints mediator as last day in office nears - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsGambia's political impasse: Entrenched Yahya Jammeh appoints mediator as last day in office nearsYahoo NewsGambia's outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh has appointed a mediator to help resolve the political impasse with President-elect Adama Barrow. Jammeh, who lost the presidential election held in December 2016, is refusing to step down. "I ask everyone to ...and more »

Yahya Jammeh slams foreign pressure, appoints mediator - MWC News (satire) (registration) (blog);

Yahya Jammeh slams foreign pressure, appoints mediator - MWC News (satire) (registration) (blog)

MWC News (satire) (registration) (blog)Yahya Jammeh slams foreign pressure, appoints mediatorMWC News (satire) (registration) (blog)President calls Gambians to wait for a Supreme Court ruling to determine the credibility of last month's election. Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has criticised international pressure for him to step down as he announced the appointment of a mediator ...and more »

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

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

FRANCE 24Gambia's Yahya Jammeh, a dictator and 'proud' of itFRANCE 24Gambian 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's Jammeh criticises foreign pressure - News24;

Gambia's Jammeh criticises foreign pressure - News24

News24Gambia's Jammeh criticises foreign pressureNews24Dakar - Gambia's outgoing president Yahya Jammeh has criticised foreign pressure for him to step down and called on Gambians to wait for a Supreme Court decision to determine the credibility of the December 1 elections that he lost. Jammeh, in a speech ...and more »

Gambia: With that nice speech, Jammeh should have added why he cannot appoint Gambian Judges - Freedom Newspaper;

Gambia: With that nice speech, Jammeh should have added why he cannot appoint Gambian Judges - Freedom Newspaper

Freedom NewspaperGambia: With that nice speech, Jammeh should have added why he cannot appoint Gambian JudgesFreedom NewspaperGreetings Pa, Given that well worded speech from Jammeh yesterday, I have a few question for the outgoing President. Jammeh you mention that. "Only the supreme court can declare anyone a President. So, I ask anyone of us to respect... January 11, 2017.and more »

Gambia: Warm greetings from Uganda - Freedom Newspaper;

Gambia: Warm greetings from Uganda - Freedom Newspaper

Freedom NewspaperGambia: Warm greetings from UgandaFreedom NewspaperI have been following every process of political activities currently going on since April 2016 in Gambia and having read out going (I believe he must go) president Jammeh's communication last night, I have one message for... January 11, 2017. January ...and more »

Gambian court delays election decision until next week - New Jersey Herald;

Gambian court delays election decision until next week - New Jersey Herald

New Jersey HeraldGambian court delays election decision until next weekNew Jersey HeraldFILE- In this Tuesday Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, Gambian officers signal to the media not to block the public's view during President Yahya Jammeh's final rally in Banjul, Gambia. A Gambian court has postponed a decision on the disputed presidential ...and more »

Gambia's Outgoing President Warns Foreign Leaders Not to Interfere in Election - Voice of America;

Gambia's Outgoing President Warns Foreign Leaders Not to Interfere in Election - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaGambia's Outgoing President Warns Foreign Leaders Not to Interfere in ElectionVoice of AmericaGambia's outgoing president has issued a warning to foreign leaders not to interfere with his country's electoral process as several other African presidents are scheduled to meet with him on Thursday. Yahya Jammeh, who has ruled Gambia for 22 years ...and more »

Gambia election: Outgoing President Yahya Jammeh appoints mediator to resolve crisis - International Business Times UK;

Gambia election: Outgoing President Yahya Jammeh appoints mediator to resolve crisis - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGambia election: Outgoing President Yahya Jammeh appoints mediator to resolve crisisInternational Business Times UKJammeh, who lost to Adama Barrow in December vote, maintains only apex court can decide his political future. Ludovica Iaccino. By Ludovica Iaccino. January 11, 2017 14:31 GMT. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0 ...and more »

Yahya Jammeh warns African leaders against interference - Guardian;

Yahya Jammeh warns African leaders against interference - Guardian

GuardianYahya Jammeh warns African leaders against interferenceGuardianGambia's president has warned the international community against interfering in the country's political crisis, on the eve of talks with west African leaders who will urge him to step aside. On state-run television late Tuesday, Yahya Jammeh lashed ...and more »

JAMMEH HINTS AT STEPPING DOWN - NewsdzeZimbabwe;

JAMMEH HINTS AT STEPPING DOWN - NewsdzeZimbabwe

NewsdzeZimbabweJAMMEH HINTS AT STEPPING DOWNNewsdzeZimbabweThe Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has insisted that his country must wait for the supreme court to rule on who won last month's election. It follows a court announcement on Tuesday that the court would not be able to convene before May, when the ...and more »

Gambia: Jammeh in reconciliation move, appoints mediator with Barrow - Vanguard

Gambia: Jammeh in reconciliation move, appoints mediator with BarrowVanguardPresident Yahya Jammeh of Gambia has on Wednesday appointed a mediator to facilitate a reconciliatory meeting between himself and president-elect Adama Barrow. In a televised address to the nation early Wednesday, Jammeh said the ruling party's ...and more »

Gambia's Leader Says Only Court Can Declare Who's President - ABC News

Gambia's Leader Says Only Court Can Declare Who's PresidentABC NewsGambia's outgoing President Yahya Jammeh is criticizing foreign pressure for him to step down and calling on Gambians to wait for a Supreme Court decision to determine the credibility of the Dec. 1 elections that he lost. On Tuesday, thousands of ...and more »

Gambia Supreme Court Delays President Yahya Jammeh Election Challenge - Newsweek;

Gambia Supreme Court Delays President Yahya Jammeh Election Challenge - Newsweek

NewsweekGambia Supreme Court Delays President Yahya Jammeh Election ChallengeNewsweekGambia's Supreme Court was unable to hear President Yahya Jammeh's legal challenge to his election defeat Tuesday after judges from Nigeria and Sierra Leone failed to show up. Chief Justice Emmanuel Fagbenle adjourned the hearing until January 16, ...and more »

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Like our Facebook pageGhana News AgencyCape Town (dpa/GNA) – The small West African nation of Gambia has been plunged into a political crisis since autocrat Yahya Jammeh refused to accept the result of presidential elections which saw him lose power to Adama Barrow. Jammeh - who ruled ...and more »

Gambia: Listen to the Voice of Reason, Mr. Jammeh! - AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Listen to the Voice of Reason, Mr. Jammeh!AllAfrica.comPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, now Head of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is scheduled this Friday to lead a high-power delegation to Banjul. The delegation will include Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and former ...and more »

Regional talks on Gambia pushed back as Jammeh appeals for 'more time' - News24;

Regional talks on Gambia pushed back as Jammeh appeals for 'more time' - News24

News24Regional talks on Gambia pushed back as Jammeh appeals for 'more time'News24Abuja- West African leaders have delayed a meeting in The Gambia this week following an appeal by President Yahya Jammeh for more time, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesperson said on Tuesday. Buhari was to visit Banjul on Wednesday ...and more »

Torchlight With Michael Scales: The Way Forward - Jollofnews

Torchlight With Michael Scales: The Way ForwardJollofnews(JollofNews) – Being ever the sales and marketing guru, I find the difference in approach of the main protagonists in this “difference of opinion”, fascinating. We have observed for many years how Mr Jammeh, Mai Fatty and Halifa Sallah dispense their ...and more »

Gambia: How Nigeria blocked Gambian Supreme Court from sitting for Jammeh - Premium Times

Gambia: How Nigeria blocked Gambian Supreme Court from sitting for JammehPremium TimesGambian President Jammeh sits in his office during a news conference in Banjul...Gambian President Yahya Jammeh sits in his office during a news conference in Banjul, after election results announced him the winner of presidential polls, September 23, ...and more »

Gambian President Warns Buhari and ECOWAS Delegates to Postpone Visit - BuzzNigeria.com;

Gambian President Warns Buhari and ECOWAS Delegates to Postpone Visit - BuzzNigeria.com

BuzzNigeria.comGambian President Warns Buhari and ECOWAS Delegates to Postpone VisitBuzzNigeria.comAhead 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 »