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Gambia Crisis Heightens as New President Inaugurated - Human Rights Watch

“This is the day we've been waiting for,” Sanna told me as he and hundreds of Gambians gathered outside their country's embassy in Dakar, Senegal to celebrate the inauguration today of President Adama Barrow. Barrow took the oath of office at the ...and more »

Gambia lifts whatsapp restriction as Jammeh exits - africanews

A social media restriction which forced people in The Gambia to use virtual private networks (VPN) to access whatsapp application has been lifted as the clock ticks for the exit of ex-President Yahya Jammeh. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by ...and more »

Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana to invade Gambia - Pravda

Senegal has allegedly deployed troops in the Gambia after President Yahya Jammeh refused to leave his post. Nigeria and Ghana also intend to take part in the invasion. 0 comments 101 share. Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana to invade Gambia. 59624.jpeg.and more »

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

Yahya Jammeh has flown out of Banjul to make way for Adama Barrow, in Gambia's first democratic transition of power. Ruth Maclean in Banjul, and agencies. Sat 21 Jan 2017 16.42 EST First published on Sat 21 Jan 2017 11.25 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

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 »

Some 45000 people have fled uncertainty in Gambia as tension mounts - UNHCR

By Hélène Caux | 20 January 2017. Gambia aid during political uncertainty. Some 40 tons of food aid arrived in the Ziguinchor region of Senegal on Thursday. Distribution to recent arrivals and host families should start shortly. © UNHCR/Helene caux ...and more »

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh confirms he will step down - Aljazeera.com

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who for weeks had refused to step down after losing the recent election, has confirmed that he has decided to relinquish power. "I have decided today in good conscience to relinquish the mantle of leadership of this ...and more »

Jubilation on the streets as Gambia verges on a new democratic era - Washington Post

Gambians had felt a mix of dread and hope about Thursday — Inauguration Day — for weeks. Yahya Jammeh, the iron-fisted and unpredictable dictator who ruled the West African country for 22 years, had decided to strong-arm his way into another term as ...and more »

Two presidents and an intervention: Gambia is not Côte d'Ivoire, but it can learn from it - African Arguments

The similarities between Gambia today and Côte d'Ivoire in 2010-11 may be most relevant not in how the intervention unfolds, but in what happens once a new government is installed. The streets of the capital Banjul have reportedly been quiet as ...and more »

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

The Gambia's incoming president said he favours launching a "truth and reconciliation commission" to investigate possible crimes committed by the outgoing leader of 22 years. Speaking to the Associated Press on Saturday, Adama Barrow urged caution ...and more »