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Senegal hosts president-elect of the Gambia as Jammeh urged to leave - The Guardian

Senegal is hosting Adama Barrow, president-elect of neighbouring the Gambia, until his inauguration on 19 January, as the small west African country's longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, refuses to step down peacefully despite mediation efforts and calls ...and more »

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency -

Political crisis deepens as president refuses to step down following defeat in last month's presidential election. 17 Jan 2017. The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power ...and more »

Gambians seek refuge in Senegal amid political tension - UNHCR

Several thousand Gambians have crossed to Senegal in the last 10 days to escape growing tension over the results of last month's presidential election. By Hélène Caux | 13 January 2017 | Français. Gambian women and children after crossing the border ...and more »

Adama Barrow says inauguration as Gambia president to go ahead - The Guardian

Diplomacy by west Africa's most prominent leaders has failed to persuade Jammeh to cede power to Barrow, above. Photograph: Jerome Delay/AP. The incoming president of the Gambia has said his inauguration would go ahead as planned this week in spite of ...and more »

The Gambia's president declares state of emergency - BBC News

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends. He decried "extraordinary" foreign interference in his country's affairs and December's election. Regional leaders have been unsuccessfully ...and more »

Adama Barrow heads to Mali for Gambia crisis talks -

Winner of presidential vote heads to Bamako as last-ditch regional attempts to persuade Yahya Jammeh to step down fail. 14 Jan 2017. Adama Barrow heads to Mali for Gambia crisis talks. Barrow is scheduled to take office on January 19 [File pic: Afolabi ...and more »

Jammeh's Suicide Watch: Death Only Option For Defeated Gambian President - Front Page Africa

WHEN YOU HAVE LIVED in a bubble for so long as Yahya Jammeh has, anything becomes possible, including the belief that one has a cure for HIV AIDS while embarking on a killing spree against journalists and opposing voices against the order of the day ...and more »

Gambia President-elect Barrow 'to stay in Senegal until inauguration' - BBC News

The Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow is to remain in Senegal until his planned inauguration on Thursday, state media in Senegal say. The move was requested by West African leaders after a summit in Mali, Senegalese news agency APS said. President ...and more »

Gambia president files injunction to bar swearing in of president-elect - JURIST

[JURIST] Gambian President Yahya Jammeh [BBC profile] on Thursday filed [AFP report] for an injunction asking the Supreme Court to bar the swearing-in of president-elect, Adama Barrow [BBC profile]. Barrow's office responded to the injunction request ...and more »

Gambia dispute: African Union 'will not recognise' President Jammeh - BBC News

The African Union has said it will no longer recognise The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh as the country's leader from next Thursday, when his term ends. The bloc warns of "serious consequences" if Mr Jammeh's refusal to give up power causes a crisis ...and more »