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  • Gambia crisis: Jammeh misses second deadline to step down - BBC News

    Gambia crisis: Jammeh misses second deadline to step down - BBC News;

    Another ultimatum for The Gambia's long-term leader to leave office or be forced out by UN-backed troops expired at 16:00 GMT. The presidents of Guinea and Mauritania remain locked in talks with defeated President Yahya Jammeh, and have not issued ...and more »

  • The Gambia: defeated president backs down and agrees to go into exile - The Guardian

    The Gambia: defeated president backs down and agrees to go into exile - The Guardian;

    Adama Barrow was sworn in as president of the Gambia at its embassy in Dakar, Senegal. Photograph: Reuters. The Gambia. The Gambia: defeated president backs down and agrees to go into exile. Yahya Jammeh announces he will 'relinquish the mantle ...and more »

  • Gambia crisis: Senegal sends in troops to back elected leader - BBC News

    Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia in support of Adama Barrow, who was sworn in as president on Thursday after winning last month's election. Mr Barrow took the oath of office at the Gambian embassy in Senegal's capital, Dakar, and his ...and more »

  • Gambia crisis: Barrow sworn in in Senegal as Jammeh stays put - BBC News

    Gambia crisis: Barrow sworn in in Senegal as Jammeh stays put - BBC News;

    Adama Barrow, the man who won The Gambia's disputed election, has been sworn in as president. He took the oath at the country's embassy in Senegal, ordering Gambian soldiers to remain in their barracks. He has been recognised internationally.and more »

  • Ex-Argos employee Adama Barrow to be sworn in as Gambia president - Sky News

    Ex-Argos employee Adama Barrow to be sworn in as Gambia president - Sky News;

    A deadline for incumbent Yahya Jammeh to give up power passed at midnight, as neighbouring countries mass troops on the border. 16:57, UK, Thursday 19 January 2017. Adama Barrow Image Caption: Adama Barrow won 45% of the vote in December's ...and more »

  • Gambia's dictator hangs on even as Senegal's army crosses the border - The Economist

    Gambia's dictator hangs on even as Senegal's army crosses the border - The Economist;

    DEPENDING on whom one speaks to, it was either an act of war or a map-reading error. When troops from neighbouring Senegal massed on the Gambian border this week—poised to force out Gambia's dictator, Yahya Jammeh—reports emerged on ...and more »

  • Gambian president takes oath in Senegal amid political crisis - Financial Times

    Gambian president takes oath in Senegal amid political crisis - Financial Times;

    Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambia's new president in neighbouring Senegal on Thursday as a political crisis threatened to push his west African nation into conflict. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news.and more »

  • Academics in Gambia advised to stay indoors - Times Higher Education (THE)

    Academics in Gambia advised to stay indoors - Times Higher Education (THE);

    The UK's Medical Research Council is monitoring the situation its researchers in the troubled West African country of Gambia are facing. About 13 staff with UK contracts are still in the country, where the organisation has several research laboratories ...and more »

  • Gambia crisis: Senegal troops poised at border as Jammeh mandate ends - The Guardian

    Gambia crisis: Senegal troops poised at border as Jammeh mandate ends - The Guardian;

    Empty streets in Banjul after Yahya Jammeh's mandate expired. Fears of violence have prompted tens of thousands to flee and tourists to be evacuated. Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters. The Gambia ...and more »

  • Troops enter the Gambia after Adama Barrow is inaugurated in Senegal - The Guardian

    Troops enter the Gambia after Adama Barrow is inaugurated in Senegal - The Guardian;

    West African troops have crossed the border into the Gambia as part of regional efforts to support the democratically elected president in a his lingering showdown with his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh. “We have entered Gambia,” Colonel Abdou Ndiaye, ...and more »