Gambian crisis takes centre stage at Mali summit - Digital Journal

The Gambia's political crisis dominated a Mali summit on Saturday as Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow appealed to west African leaders for help ending the impasse. Barrow flew to Bamako unexpectedly on Friday after holding crisis talks in Banjul ...

AU to stop recognising Gambia's Jammeh as president - Aljazeera.com

African Union says it will not recognise Yahya Jammeh's presidency unless he steps aside when his mandate expires. 14 Jan 2017 13:24 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...

African Union will stop recognizing Yahya Jammeh as Gambian president from Jan. 19 - Quartz

Yahya Jammeh, long-time president of The Gambia, looks set to be caught in diplomatic cross-hairs with the African Union. After rejecting the results of the December elections which he lost, after initially accepting them with a concession speech on ...

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.

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 ...

African Union to cease recognising Jammeh as Gambia's leader - News24

Dakar - The African Union says it will cease to recognise Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh as the country's legitimate leader as of January 19, when his mandate expires. Friday's decision by the AU's Peace and Security Council comes as West African ...

Gambia crunch talks overshadowed by refugee crisis fears - Guardian

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari met with the Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh to persuade him to step down. PHOTO: TWITTER/ PRESIDENCY NIGERIA. West African leaders began crisis talks with President Yahya Jammeh on Friday over his refusal ...

African Union will not recognize Gambia's Jammeh from Jan. 19 - Reuters

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who is also a presidential candidate for the Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC), smiles during a rally in Banjul, Gambia, November 29, 2016. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon. By Aaron Maasho and ...

Nigeria Offers Gambian President Asylum, If He Steps Down - Voice of America

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari headed up a delegation to Gambia Friday to offer President Yahya Jammeh asylum if he steps down to allow for a peaceful transfer of power following last month's election. Jammeh, who has ruled the tiny West African ...

African Union Urges Outgoing Gambian President to Transfer Power Peacefully - Sputnik International

The African Union calls for outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to transfer power peacefully to his elected successor and warns that it would stop recognizing Jammeh's authority as soon as his term ended, the Peace and Security Council of the ...

Nigerian legislators voted in favour of asylum for Gambia's president - NAIJ.COM

The Nigerian legislators have voted in favor of protecting Gambia's outgoing president after he stepped down from office. The legislators voted on Thursday, January 12 to offer asylum to Gambia's longtime president, who is refusing to cede power after ...

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. The Gambia. West African leaders make last-ditch effort to end Gambian crisis. Regional politicians arrive in Banjul to persuade Yahya ...

African Union says it will stop recognising Jammeh as Gambian president from January 19 - Reuters

ADDIS ABABA 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 Council ...

Jammeh's party petitions Supreme Court to halt Barrow's investiture - africanews

Gambia's ruling party, the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) on Thursday filed an application in the Supreme Court with the aim of blocking the inauguration of President-elect, Adama Barrow. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by ...

BREAKING: Buhari lands in Gambia for talks with Jammeh (Photos) - NAIJ.COM

Buhari arrived Banjul, having pushed forward his visit, following a statement by Jammeh, asking the high Level ECOWAS mediation mission team led by Buhari not to come to Banju on Wednesday, January 11, for peace talks. The Gambia is expected to ...

Gambia: What Jammeh's party told Supreme Court to prevent inauguration of President-elect Barrow - Premium Times

As leaders of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, gather in The Gambia capital, Banjul, in a last ditch effort to persuade outgoing president Yahya Jammeh, to accept the result of the December 1 presidential election, the country's ...

[Photos]: Mahama in Gambia for another round of mediation talks - Myjoyonline.com

Former President John Mahama has arrived in Banjul the capital of Gambia for mediation talks with the country's embattled leader. The former Ghanaian leader together with some ECOWAS heads of state would be speaking to President Yahya Jammeh to ...

Regional leaders arrive in The Gambia to persuade Jammeh to quit - Deutsche Welle

Shuttle diplomacy moves into top gear in The Gambia on Friday as visiting ECOWAS leaders seek to convince President Jahya Jammeh to step down. Gambians DW spoke to said he should make way for his successor. Gambias Präsident Yahya Jammeh ...

President Jammeh's political party makes plans to block Barrow's inuaguration - NAIJ.COM

The political party of President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia, on Friday, January 13, filed a request with the Supreme Court for an injunction to block the swearing in of his rival, Adama Barrow. Supreme Court Chief Justice Emmanuel Fagbenle, confirmed ...

Nigerian legislators OK offering asylum to Gambia leader - News24

Lagos - Nigerian legislators voted Thursday to offer asylum to Gambia's longtime leader, who is refusing to cede power after losing elections. Legislators confirmed the vote in favor of authorizing Nigeria's leader to offer safe haven to President ...