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 ...

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 ...

African Union to cease recognising Jammeh as Gambia's leader - FRANCE 24

The African Union (AU) will cease to recognise Yahya Jammeh as Gambia's president as of January 19, when his mandate expires, the organisation's Peace and Security Council said on Friday. The decision comes as West African leaders are visiting ...

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 ...

AU asks Gambian President Jammeh to step down - Digital Journal

The African Union (AU) Friday urged Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh to respect last month's election results and quit power peacefully, warning of "serious consequences" if his actions cause a crisis. The AU's Peace and Security Council said "as of 19 ...

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 will stop recognizing Jammeh as Gambia's leader - Press TV

This file photo taken on March 28, 2014 shows Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh attending the 44th summit of the 15-nation ECOWAS. (Photo by AFP). The African Union says it will cease to recognize Gambian President Yahya Jammeh as the West African ...

Nigeria army memo: Prepare 800 troops for Gambia if needed - Daily Mail

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian army memo orders officers to prepare a battalion of 800 troops for a possible military intervention in Gambia, where the longtime leader has refused to accept his election loss and step down. West Africa's regional ...

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 ...

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. ADVERTISING.

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 ...

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 ...

Gambia: Senegal 'Ready to Oust Jammeh' - AllAfrica.com

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria (left) and Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sireaf, along with former Ghanian President John Mahama meeting with Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh and Vice President Isatou Njie-Saidy (far right) in Banjul on January 13, ...

Gambia Crisis : Mahama in Gambia for mediation talks - Pulse.com.gh

President Yahya Jammeh has said he will not step down before a Supreme Court decision on disputed elections, a ruling now not expected until May. Published: 13.01.2017; Emmanuel Tornyi. Print; eMail ...