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    World Gambia: ECOWAS Troops Halt Invasion Temporarily, Give Jammeh Till Noon Friday

    West African armies late Thursday halted an operation in Gambia aimed at installing the country’s new president, Adama Barrow. The decision is to enable regional leaders make one last attempt to convince longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh to step aside. “We think that up until the last minute...
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    World Gambia Crisis: 8 Reasons Yahya Jammeh Refuses To Step Down

    Despite losing election to Adama Barrow, and in face of pressure from West African leaders, Jammeh insists ‘nobody can deprive me’ of presidency Jammeh initially accepted the results of the 1 December election, whose outcome was seen across Africa as a moment of hope. He is accused by human...
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    World Gambian Navy Declares Allegiance To President Barrow

    The Gambian Navy led by Rear Admiral Sarjo Fofana, have also abandoned Jammeh while pledging to pass allegiance to Adama Barrow after swearing-in. A private military contractor (Humint), Naval Intelligence and Counter Terrorism/Insurgency personnel with a twitter handle, @DonKlericuzio...
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    World [VIDEO] Adama Barrow Sworn in as Gambia's New President

    Adama Barrow has been sworn in as Gambia's new president.
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    World [VIDEO] Adama Barrow's Speech After His Swearing-in as Gambia President

    Adama Barrow has been sworn in as the President of Gambia at the Gambian Embassy in Senegal. Speaking after his swearing in, he said:
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    World Jammeh Talks Tough Over Adama Barrow's Inauguration

    Gambia's dictator, Yahya Jammeh has said he is not ready to go or step down for anyone. Jammeh's information chief told BBC Africa correspondent immediately after the swearing-in of Adama Barrow as the President of Gambia that his boss - reportedly entrenched in Gambia's State House - is not...
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    World Adama Barrow Sworn-In as President of Gambia

    Adama Barrow has officially been sworn in as the President of Gambia. BBC reports that the ceremony was administered by Sheriff Tambadou, president of the Gambian Bar Association. He was sworn in at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar. Gambia now has two men claiming to be president.
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    World Gambia: Adama Barrow Arrives Embassy For Swearing-In Ceremony [PHOTOS]

    Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has arrived at his country's embassy in Senegal for his inauguration. See photos:
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    World Yahya Jammeh At Official Residence, Loyalists To Resist ECOWAS Force

    Gambia's Yahya Jammeh is at his official residence and intends to stay there, AP news agency quotes an official close to his administration as saying. If he is to be arrested by a regional military force, it will be at State House and many of Jammeh loyalists there will resist, the official...
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    World Adama Barrow: 7 Things You Should About Know About The Security Guard Turned Gambian President

    Adama Barrow is the President, currently in-exile of The Gambia, having won the presidential election of 2016. He is a member of the United Democratic Party . Adama Barrow, a successful property developer who has never held public office, will Thursday (today) be sworn in as the Gambian...
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    World Gambia: Anxiety Over Whereabouts of Yahya Jammeh

    Tension, anxiety has enveloped the Islamic Republic of The Gambia over the whereabouts of the outgoing President, Yahya Jammeh. In a last-minute attempt by Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to convince Jammeh to give up the presidency, failed on late Wedneday. There are...
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    World Gambia's Capital City, Banjul Becomes A 'Ghost Town' [PHOTOS]

    Banjul, the capital city of The Gambia, looks like a ghost town following a threat by leaders of the Economic Community of West African States to forcefully remove Yahya Jammeh, who has refused to leave office after he lost the December 1 presidential vote to Adama Barrow. The city's busiest...
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    World Gambia’s Official Website Removes Jammeh’s Profile, Features Barrow as President [PHOTO]

    Photo of President-elect, Adama Barrow, has already replaced that of Jammeh on the Gambia government website, accompanied with a notice announcing January 19, 2017 as the inauguration date. According to reports from Banjul, which are yet to be independently confirmed, Jammeh agreed to step down...
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    World Gambian Army Backs Down, Joins ECOWAS Forces To Remove Jammeh

    Gambian Army at Command Centre Kanilai has communicated that they are joining ECOWAS forces to remove recalcitrant President Yahya Jammeh. This is coming as troops from Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Mali and Togo massed at the borders of Senegal, waiting for a green light to intervene and unseat...
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    World Adama Barrow's Inauguration Will Hold At Gambian Embassy In Senegal

    President-elect, Adama Barrow will be installed as Gambia's new President, today, at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, Senegal, Nigerian Bulletin can confirm. Mr. Adama Barrow, has said the presidency of President Yahya Jammeh is officially over. “I would like to inform you that the...
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    World Jammeh In Trouble As Ghana Joins Forces, Sends Troops To Gambia

    More trouble for Yahya Jammeh as the republic of Ghana has joined forces with ECOWAS and other country to send troops to support efforts to remove the adamant dictator and restore democracy. In the tiny West African country. Ghana's impact is coming as Nigerian Airforce, NAF announced that they...
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    World Adama Barrow Speaks: Yahya Jammeh's Era Is Over

    President-elect of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has said the presidency of President Yahya Jammeh is officially over. Mr Barrow, who won the 1 December 2016 election, is currently in Senegal under protection as ECOWAS troops have entered the tiny West African country to force Mr Jammeh out as his...
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    World Jammeh’s Family Flees Banjul As Senegalese Troops Move To Gambian Border

    The wife and children of outgoing President Yahya Jammeh may have left Banjul, the capital city of Gambia on the eve of the deadline given him by the ECOWAS and the African Union to quit power. Jammeh, a former soldier who once vowed to rule for “a billion years”, is refusing to step down...
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    World Senegal Troops Move To Gambian Border

    Senegalese troops have been seen moving towards the Gambian border in a show of force to pressure President Yahya Jammeh to stand down. Senegal gave him a midnight GMT deadline to quit and Nigeria has sent an air force contingent to Senegal in support of the possible intervention. Wednesday...
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    World Gambia's VP, Njie-Saidy Steps Down Amid Pressure On Yahya Jammeh

    Gambia's Vice President, Isatou Njie-Saidy, has also resigned amid mounting pressure for outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to step down ahead of tomorrow's inauguration of Adama Barrow. His resignation is coming as Yahya Jammeh got nod from The Gambia's parliament to extend his 22-years ruling in...