Gambia's defeated leader cedes power, flees country - The Times of Israel

Former president Yaya Jammeh (C,up), the Gambia's leader for 22 years, waves from the plane as he leaves the country on 21 January 2017 in Banjul. (AFP PHOTO / STRINGER). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics.

Gambia's former leader Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea - Mail & Guardian Africa

Former leader leaves after 22 years due to days of intense negotiation, a triumph for African diplomacy. Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh boards a plane at the airport towards his exile in Equatorial Guinea. (Thierry Gouegnon/Reuters). Gambia's ...

Yahya Jammeh hands over power to President Adama Barrow in Gambia - TRT World

Jammeh's departure ends a political crisis that erupted on his refusal to step down following last month's election defeat. Photo by: Reuters. Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh boards a private jet before departing Banjul airport, Gambia January 21 ...

What Jammeh Fled The Gambia With - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

Former President Yahya Jammeh did not leave the Gambia empty handed according to a deal that saw him eventually leave the country. Jammeh it is understood left with all his belongings which include top range luxury cars. In summary this is what was ...

Gambia: Defeated leader Jammeh leaves country after election loss - CNN

(CNN) Gambia's longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, has left the country after stepping down as president following tense negotiations amid the prospect of West African military intervention. He has arrived in Conakry, Guinea, according to a Gambia Civil ...

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh goes into exile - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family headed into political exile Saturday night, ending a 22-year reign of fear and a post-election political standoff that threatened to provoke a regional military intervention when he clung to power.

Gambian leader, Jammeh, has flown into exile, bound for Equatorial Guinea - Deutsche Welle

After over two decades in power, ousted leader Yahya Jammeh has fled the country he ruled with an iron fist. Elected President Adama Barrow has pledged to investigate alleged rights abuses by Jammeh's regime. google+ Tumblr VZ Xing Newsvine Digg.

President of Gambia Leaves For Exile, Allowing For First Peaceful Transfer Of Power - NPR

After weeks of uncertainty and political tension, the longtime ruler of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has boarded a plane to fly into exile. On Dec. 1, Jammeh lost an election to Adama Barrow in a shocking upset. Initially, Jammeh accepted the result — then ...

Yahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of rule - The Guardian

Some people who fled The Gambia have returned, but many have chosen to stay away until Yahya Jammeh has gone. Photograph: Jerome Delay/AP. The Gambia. Yahya Jammeh leaves the Gambia after 22 years of rule. Yahya Jammeh has flown out of ...

Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia after losing election - BBC News

Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. He boarded a plane to Guinea and from there will travel on to exile in Equatorial Guinea, regional group Ecowas says. Mr ...

The final hours of Gambia's Yahya Jammeh - Deutsche Welle

The protracted leadership crisis in Gambia has come to an end. Former leader Yahya Jammeh has finally stepped down and new President Adama Barrow has taken office. DW's Adrian Kriesch reports from Banjul. Gambia Ex-Präsident Yahya Jammeh ...

Gambian Longtime Leader Jammeh Leaves Capital on Guinea President's Plane - Wall Street Journal

Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down and leave the country. Mr. Jammeh, who ruled for 22 years, had refused to accept Adama Barrow's Dec. 1 election win. Photo: Reuters. By. Matina Stevis in Banjul, Gambia, and.

Gambia's president agrees to step down, following threat of military intervention - Washington Post

NAIROBI — After weeks of negotiations and facing the threat of a regional military intervention, Gambia's defeated president agreed to step down on Saturday morning. Yahya Jammeh, who ruled the tiny West African country for 23 years and lost in an ...

Jammeh arrives at Banjul airport after stepping down - Daily Nation

Gambia President Yahya Jammeh attending the 44th summit of the 15-nation west African bloc Ecowas at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Foundation in Yamoussoukro on March 28, 2014. He has stepped down as president. PHOTO | AFP ...

Gambia's defeated president finally agrees to step down - Washington Post

NAIROBI — More than 22 years after taking power and a month after a shocking election defeat, Gambia's president agreed to step down Saturday morning. Yahya Jammeh announced on state television in the tiny West African country he had ruled since ...

Jammeh departure leaves Gambians without justice - The National

Banjul // Gambia's long-serving dictator, Yahya Jammeh, faced calls to be prosecuted for human rights abuses yesterday as he finally announced he was stepping down after 22 years of tyrannical rule. In a brief but grandiose speech at his presidential ...

Adama Barrow pledges truth commission over Yahya Jammeh - Aljazeera.com

Adama Barrow says he wants to 'get the facts together' regarding possible crimes of outgoing president Yahya Jammeh. 21 Jan 2017 19:07 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social.

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 ...

Gambian activists urge justice as longtime leader steps down - Times of India

BANJUL (GAMBIA): As Gambia's defeated authoritarian ruler prepares to leave the country, human rights activists demand that he be held accountable for alleged abuses. Yahya Jammeh announced early on Saturday he will cede power, after hours of ...

Joint statement by HRVP Mogherini and Neven Mimica on the latest developments in The Gambia - EU News

Today the will of the Gambian people is being respected and the way for President Adama Barrow cleared. The positive and peaceful outcome of the post-electoral stalemate in The Gambia is the result of extraordinary regional and international ...