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Senegal hosts president-elect of the Gambia as Jammeh urged to leave - The Guardian

Senegal is hosting Adama Barrow, president-elect of neighbouring the Gambia, until his inauguration on 19 January, as the small west African country's longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, refuses to step down peacefully despite mediation efforts and calls ...and more »

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency -

The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month. In a national TV address, Jammeh said on Tuesday the measure was necessary because of "the ...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. Mr Jammeh, whose term expires at midnight on Wednesday, announced the ...and more »

Gambia: Four ministers resign from Jammeh government -

The Gambia's ministers for finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh's government, according to ministry sources and state television. The resignations were announced on Tuesday less than a day after ...and more »

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 »

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 »

Adama Barrow says inauguration as Gambia president to go ahead - The Guardian

Diplomacy by west Africa's most prominent leaders has failed to persuade Jammeh to cede power to Barrow, above. Photograph: Jerome Delay/AP. The Gambia. Adama Barrow says inauguration as Gambia president to go ahead. Election winner vows to be sworn in ...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. President ...and more »

Gambian President Jammeh declares state of emergency - Reuters

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after refusing to hand power to opposition leader Adama Barrow, who won an election last month. FILE PHOTO Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh attends the plenary ...and more »

Gambia's President-elect arrives in Senegal after talks fail - Reuters

DAKAR (Reuters) - Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has left the country for neighboring Senegal, a coalition member and local media said on Sunday, a day after West African leaders failed to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to step aside. Gambian ...and more »