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Gambia crisis intensifies before Thursday's presidential inauguration - Washington Post;

Gambia crisis intensifies before Thursday's presidential inauguration - Washington Post

Washington PostGambia crisis intensifies before Thursday's presidential inaugurationWashington PostIf you think Donald Trump's presidential inauguration Friday is going to be contentious, or even dangerous, take a look at what is happening in Gambia. Yahya Jammeh, president of the West African nation, has been in power since he staged a coup 22 ...and more »

Gambian President Jammeh declares state of emergency - Thomson Reuters Foundation;

Gambian President Jammeh declares state of emergency - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters FoundationGambian President Jammeh declares state of emergencyThomson Reuters FoundationBANJUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after refusing to hand power to opposition leader Adama Barrow, who won an election last month. State television said the emergency would prevent ...and more »

Gambian president declares state of emergency - Financial Times;

Gambian president declares state of emergency - Financial Times

Financial TimesGambian president declares state of emergencyFinancial TimesPresident Yahya Jammeh of Gambia declared a state of emergency on Tuesday in what appeared to be his latest move to cling to power following his defeat at last month's election. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver ...and more »

Jammeh declares 90-day emergency in Gambia - TheCable;

Jammeh declares 90-day emergency in Gambia - TheCable

TheCableJammeh declares 90-day emergency in GambiaTheCableThe terms of the curfew and its implications have not been made known, but there are possibilities that it could affect the swearing on of Adama Barrow, winner of the December presidential election. Barrow is currently in Dakar, Senegal, but his ...and more »

4 more Gambia ministers resign, flee country as crisis grows - WRAL.com

4 more Gambia ministers resign, flee country as crisis growsWRAL.comDAKAR, Senegal — Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has lost four more of his ministers after they resigned and reportedly fled to neighboring Senegal, a political official confirmed Tuesday. The move comes two days before Adama Barrow, the man ...and more »

Gambia's president-elect could be sworn in outside Banjul, says Nigerian foreign minister - RFI;

Gambia's president-elect could be sworn in outside Banjul, says Nigerian foreign minister - RFI

RFIGambia's president-elect could be sworn in outside Banjul, says Nigerian foreign ministerRFImedia Barrow won elections on 1 December with 43 per cent of the vote, according to the electoral commission. Photo: Seyllou/AFP. The inauguration for Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow may take place outside of the capital Banjul as President ...and more »

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency - Aljazeera.com;

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comGambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergencyAljazeera.comPolitical crisis deepens as president refuses to step down following defeat in last month's presidential election. 17 Jan 2017 22:19 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. A ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsThe Gambia's president declares state of emergencyBBC NewsGambian 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 »

Morocco offers The Gambia president 'golden retirement - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog);

Morocco offers The Gambia president 'golden retirement - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Morocco offers The Gambia president 'golden retirementCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, RABAT, Morocco, Jan 17 – Morocco has offered The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh asylum in return for accepting election defeat and stepping down, a local news website reported Tuesday. The small west African ...and more »

Eight-Year-Old Son of Gambian President-Elect Adama Barrow Suddenly Killed, But by Dog? - Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog);

Eight-Year-Old Son of Gambian President-Elect Adama Barrow Suddenly Killed, But by Dog? - Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)

Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)Eight-Year-Old Son of Gambian President-Elect Adama Barrow Suddenly Killed, But by Dog?Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)The son of runaway Gambian President-elect, Adama Barrow, has died under unclear circumstances after he was reportedly attacked by a dog in Manjie-Kunda, Gambia, on Sunday night, according to the BBC. FOLLOW US; Twitter · Facebook · LinkedIn ...and more »

Gambian Ministers Desert Jammeh as West African States Prepare for Military Action - Newsweek;

Gambian Ministers Desert Jammeh as West African States Prepare for Military Action - Newsweek

NewsweekGambian Ministers Desert Jammeh as West African States Prepare for Military ActionNewsweekYahya Jammeh Gambian President Yahya Jammeh (C) leaves the polling booth after casting his vote in the presidential election in a polling station, in Banjul on December 1, 2016. Several ministers have resigned from Jammeh's government ahead of the ...and more »

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

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

Front Page AfricaJammeh's Suicide Watch: Death Only Option For Defeated Gambian PresidentFront Page AfricaWHEN 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 expels foreign journalists with days to Barrow's investiture - africanews;

Gambia expels foreign journalists with days to Barrow's investiture - africanews

africanewsGambia expels foreign journalists with days to Barrow's investitureafricanewsReports from Gambia indicate that a number of foreign journalists have been expelled with about two days to the expiration of the mandate of incumbent Yahya Jammeh. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Adama Barrow, the opposition coalition ...and more »

4 things that may happen in Gambia this week ahead of the inauguration ceremony - NAIJ.COM;

4 things that may happen in Gambia this week ahead of the inauguration ceremony - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COM4 things that may happen in Gambia this week ahead of the inauguration ceremonyNAIJ.COMThe ongoing political crisis in Gambia has generated a lot of concerns for world leaders as well as other African countries. The situation of things in the small West African country has become a major point of concern as attempts are being made to ...and more »

West Africa Nations Plan Force to Oust Gambian Leader Jammeh - Bloomberg;

West Africa Nations Plan Force to Oust Gambian Leader Jammeh - Bloomberg

BloombergWest Africa Nations Plan Force to Oust Gambian Leader JammehBloombergWest African nations plan to send troops to Gambia to force President Yahya Jammeh from office if he doesn't step down following his loss in a presidential election last month, said a military official from the region. The winner of the vote, Adama ...and more »

West African states prepare Gambia military intervention - Press TV;

West African states prepare Gambia military intervention - Press TV

Press TVWest African states prepare Gambia military interventionPress TVThe handout picture released by the Nigerian Presidency on January 13, 2017, shows Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (R) welcomed by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh upon his arrival in Banjul. (Via AFP). Nigeria and some other African ...and more »

Gambia crisis: Jammeh's administration hit by resignations - News24;

Gambia crisis: Jammeh's administration hit by resignations - News24

News24Gambia crisis: Jammeh's administration hit by resignationsNews24Cape Town – Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's administration has been hit by resignations after three government ministers called it quits, a report said on Tuesday. According to BBC, foreign affairs, finance and trade - Neneh Macdouall-Gaye, Abdou ...and more »

Four Gambian Ministers Resign as Neighboring States Prepare to Step in - Voice of America;

Four Gambian Ministers Resign as Neighboring States Prepare to Step in - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaFour Gambian Ministers Resign as Neighboring States Prepare to Step inVoice of AmericaGambia's ministers of finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh's government, state television said, as regional forces prepare to oust the veteran leader unless he steps down by Thursday. Jammeh, in ...and more »

Ministers continue to abandon Gambia's Jammeh - Anadolu Agency;

Ministers continue to abandon Gambia's Jammeh - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyMinisters continue to abandon Gambia's JammehAnadolu AgencyAs the political standoff in Gambia approaches the Jan. 19 dateline when President-elect Adama Barrow is scheduled to take the oath of office, Gambia's strongman Yahya Jammeh, who is refusing to cede power, has been abandoned by his third minister in ...and more »

The Gambia: ECOWAS preparing military intervention to crush revolutionary masses - In Defense of Marxism;

The Gambia: ECOWAS preparing military intervention to crush revolutionary masses - In Defense of Marxism

In Defense of MarxismThe Gambia: ECOWAS preparing military intervention to crush revolutionary massesIn Defense of MarxismIn the same week that Donald Trump is set to become the 45th president of the United States, a maverick of a different sort is threatening to destabilise the whole West African region. The decision by the dictatorial Gambian President Yahya Jammeh not ...and more »