Gambians seek refuge in Senegal amid political tension - UNHCR

Several thousand Gambians have crossed to Senegal in the last 10 days to escape growing tension over the results of last month's presidential election. By: Hélène Caux | 13 January 2017 | Français. Gambian women and children after crossing the border ...and more »

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency -

Political 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. A former coup leader, Jammeh has ruled the West African ...and more »

Gambia President-elect Barrow 'to stay in Senegal until inauguration' - BBC News

The Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow is to remain in Senegal until his planned inauguration on Thursday, state media in Senegal say. The move was requested by West African leaders after a summit in Mali, Senegalese news agency APS said.and more »

Gambian President-elect Barrow's 8-year-old son dies after dog bite - africanews

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has lost his son who died on Sunday after he was bitten by a dog. 8-year-old Habibou Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital after a dog bit him in Manjai near Banjul. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING.and more »

[Text] Jammeh talks law as he 'begs' ECOWAS to help solve impasse - africanews

Gambian president Yahya Jammeh on Sunday placed a call to Liberian president and chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to help facilitate the release of judges to sit on the election petition ...and more »

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

Gambian 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 »

Gambian president declares state of emergency - Financial Times

President 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 »

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

If 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 »

Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow's son killed by dog - BBC News

The son of Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the Gambian capital Banjul. Mr Barrow missed his son's ...and more »

Gambia: Four ministers resign from Jammeh government -

Finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment ministers quit Jammeh's government as end of his term looms. 17 Jan 2017 11:15 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Barrow has urged Gambians to 'exercise restraint' in the run ...and more »