Gambian President Yahya Jammeh rejects election defeat - CNN

(CNN) Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Friday rejected the results of the December 1 election and called for his country to vote again -- a week after initially accepting his defeat. Jammeh, who has ruled Gambia with an iron grip since a 1994 military ...

Gambia President Yahya JJ Jammeh now rejects election results - Coastweek

BANJUL Gambia (Xinhua) -- Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who had previously conceded his defeat in last week's presidential election, announced on state television Friday night he has decided not to accept the results. Jammeh insisted that there ...

Gambia vote loser 'can't reject polls' - dailytelegraph.com.au

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow says the country's outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh has no authority to reject the results of December 1 polls, while the United Nations and African Union pile pressure on Jammeh to step aside. Long-ruling Jammeh on ...

Gambia: Building The New Gambia: Let us remain focused and steadfast - Freedom Newspaper

Never before have we been challenged to prove our patriotism and independence than on the 9 December 2016 when Outgoing Pres. Yaya Jammeh faced our nation to put it into our faces that our voice, our power... December 10, 2016 ...

Gambia: Outgoing Pres. Yahya Jammeh's Rejection of December 1st Election Results is Illegal - Freedom Newspaper

PRESS RELEASE December 9th, 2016 Outgoing Pres. Yahya Jammeh's Rejection of December 1st Election Results is Illegal The Coalition Diaspora Consultative Council (CDCC) notes with utter astonishment and deep concern that the Outgoing President ...

Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow: Yahya Jammeh must concede - BBC News

Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has called on incumbent Yahya Jammeh to accept defeat in last week's election. President Jammeh initially appeared to concede after results showed he had clearly been defeated, but on Friday said he rejected the ...

Jammeh has no power to call for poll rerun - Barrow fires back - africanews

Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has responded to the outgoing Yahya Jammeh's call for a rerun of the December 1 polls. According to Barrow, Jammeh does not have the constitutional right to call for a rerun of the polls. Jammeh had on Friday night ...

Gambia's president-elect says outgoing leader cannot demand new vote - BT.com

Gambia's president-elect says the outgoing leader who now rejects his defeat has no constitutional authority to invalidate voting results or call for another election. 0. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share. 0. Yahya Jammeh shows ...

Gambia's president-elect says Jammeh can't demand new vote - Fredericksburg.com

In a Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia's president Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. Gambia's ruler of more than 22 years now says he won't accept defeat in the presidential election, reversing course a week ...

Gambia's President-Elect says Jammeh cannot reject polls - TODAYonline

Gambian President Jammeh arrives at a polling station with his wife Zineb during the presidential election in Banjul. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 11:00 PM, December 10, 2016. BANJUL - Gambia's President ...

AU calls on President Yahya Jammeh to respect results of Gambia's election - Radio Pakistan (press release)

The African Union has called on President Yahya Jammeh to respect the results of the Gambia's election. AU Commission Chairperson Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma in a statement in Nairobi today urged President Yahya Jammeh to facilitate a peaceful and ...

Gambia: Adama Barrow Tells Jammeh To Respect Election Result - Jollofnews

(JollofNews) – Gambia's president-elect Adama Barrow today called on President Yahya Jammeh to respect the will of the Gambian people and handover power in January. Mr Barrow said Mr Jammeh does not have any power under Gambian law to nullify ...

Gambian president refuses to accept election defeat - Financial Times

Yahya Jammeh, the eccentric and capricious ruler of Gambia for the past 22 years, has reversed his decision to accept defeat in last week's elections, saying he will call a fresh poll. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...

Gambia refuses entry to ECOWAS head amid election dispute - Nigeria Today

Gambian authorities have refused entry to the chair of regional body ECOWAS, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, Senegal's foreign minister said on Saturday. Got something awesome to share with the world? Click here to share. Such move is dampening hopes for a ...

Victory of opposition signals new era in Africa—Dogara - Vanguard

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has commended the people of the Republic of Ghana over the just concluded Presidential and Parliamentary elections. Mr Turaki Hassan, Dogara's Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, made ...

Gambia Leader's Rejection of Defeat 'Null and Void,' African Union Says - Wall Street Journal

DAKAR, Senegal—The sudden rejection by Gambia's longtime leader of his election defeat is “null and void,” the African Union said Saturday, as the tiny West African nation was urged to remain calm. President Yahya Jammeh late Friday said that he no ...

Ghana has decided: Ghana embraces change in presidency - Ventures Africa

Ghana opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has won the Ghanian presidential election. The current president of Ghana John Dramani Mahama, who ran for a second term under the National Democratic Congress, conceded defeat by calling Nana Addo ...

Gambia leader's rejection of defeat 'null and void,' AU says - Fox News

DAKAR, Senegal – The African Union is calling the sudden rejection by Gambia's longtime leader of his election defeat "null and void" as the tiny West African nation is urged to remain calm. President Yahya Jammeh late Friday announced that he no ...

London Letter: Jammeh's Election “Annulment” And UNSC - Jollofnews

(JollofNews) – This was not unexpected and commentators had suggested that is exactly what would happen. Jammeh had declared that he would “rule for a billion years” and mere poverty stricken voters would not dethrone him. The so-called “annulment” is ...

I'm staying after all, says defeated Gambian leader - The Times (subscription)

The Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election a week after conceding defeat, raising the risk of civil unrest. The president is now seeking to extend his 22 years in power, citing “unacceptable errors” in a ...