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    World Tension Rises in Gambia as Tourist Flee Ahead of Barrow’s Inauguration

    Gambian President Yahya Jammeh looked determined to cling to power on Wednesday as his mandate came to an end, while tourists packed onto planes in an exodus sparked by the country’s state of emergency. Brian and Yvonne Souch, a couple from Witney in southern England, told AFP they were...
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    World Adama Barrow May Be Sworn In Outside Gambia – Nigeria's Foreign Minister, Onyeama

    The inauguration for Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow may take place outside of the capital Banjul as President Yahya Jammeh continues to refuse to leave office, according to Nigeria's Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama. Barrow is expected to be sworn-in tomorrow, Thursday, however talks on...
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    World Gambia: Adama Barrow Speaks Ahead of Tomorrow's Inauguration

    As the situation in The Gambia gets tense over the refusal of Gambia's President, Yahaya Jammeh to step down, the President-elect, Adama Barrow – who is taking refuge in Senegal has spoken ahead of the inauguration – that is scheduled to hold tomorrow. In a simple tweet, (Adama_Barrow) said...
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    World What I Noticed When I Visited Gambia's State House Today - BBC reporter

    Apprehension grips The Gambia as the Thursday deadline for President Yahya Jammeh to step down looms, it's all calm at State House, which he has occupied for the last 22 years, BBC reporter who visited the capital city reports. BBC Africa, Umaru Fofana said soldiers and police officers are...
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    World ECOWAS To Jammeh: Step Down Tomorrow Midnight Or...

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has given the embattled President of The Gambia, Mr. Yahya Jammeh, till midnight tomorrow to vacate office and hand over power to the country’s President-Elect, Mr. Adama Barrow, or be ousted by force. The commission has planned military...
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    World Gambia: More Trouble For Jammeh As 5 Ministers Resign

    More trouble is brewing as Gambia's ministers for finance, foreign affairs, trade, environment and tourism have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh's government. Hon. Benjamin Adam Roberts becomes the latest in Jammeh's government to resigned over intense plot to remove Yahya Jammeh remove...
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    World President-Elect, Adama Barrow Writes Gambians Ahead of Inauguration

    President-elect, Adama Barrow has written to the people of The Gambian ahead of Thursday's inauguration despite Yahya Jammeh's refusal to hand over power after losing December election, Nigerian Bulletin gathered. Recall that on Sunday, eight-year-old son of Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow...
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    World Gambian President-Elect Barrow's Son Dies After Dog Bite

    The eight-year-old son of Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog, BBC reports. Habibou Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital after Sunday's incident in Manjai near Banjul. His funeral has already taken place. Mr Barrow is in the...
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    World Gambia's Chief Justice Turns Down Jammeh's Request, Stamps Barrow's Inauguration

    Gambia's Chief Justice on Monday has turned down Yahya Jammeh's request to stop President-elect, in a bid that stamped President-elect, Adama Barrow's inauguration on Thursday, January 19, Nigerian Bulletin can report. Chief Justice of Gambia's Supreme Court, Emmanuel Fagbenle told outgoing...
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    World Gambians Run Out Of Country As Jammeh Refuses To Step Down [See PHOTOS]

    Thousands of Gambians continue to flee out of Banjul, the capital city as imminent violence rages the small tiny West Africa nation over the refusal of President Yahya Jammeh to step down after losing the December election to opposition leader, Adama Barrow, Nigerian Bulletin gathered. Banjul...
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    World Adama Barrow Must Be Sworn in on January 19th- Spokesman Insists

    Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow’s inauguration will go ahead on January 19 as planned, his spokesman said Sunday as Barrow flew into Senegal at the request of west African leaders. “Jammeh’s term shall end on the 19th and the same date president-elect Barrow’s term begins. Nothing will...
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    World Gambia's President-elect, Barrow Confirms Hiding In Senegal Till Inauguration

    The Gambia's President-elect, Adama Barrow has confirmed he will be remaining in neigbouring Senegal till next week's inauguration in the country, Nigerian Bulletin gathered. “I will be residing in Dakar, the Republic of Senegal until the Inauguration Day on the 19 January 2017”, the...
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    World Gambia: Buhari, ECOWAS Leaders Hide Adama Barrow In Senegal Until Inauguration

    Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow is hiding in neighbouring Senegal and will remain there at the request of west African leaders until his planned inauguration, Senegalese sources said Sunday. “Senegalese President Macky Sall accepted on Saturday in Bamako to welcome Gambian president-elect...
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    Politics Buhari, Others Tactically Take President-elect, Barrow Out Of Gambia

    President Muhammadu Buhari and other ECOWAS leaders may have tactically taken Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, into safety after a botched attempt to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to voluntarily cede power following his defeat in the 1 December 2016 election. Jammeh’s tenure ends 19...
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    World Buhari, West African Leaders Set 4-Day Deadline To Resolve Gambia Crisis

    Leaders meeting at a Franco-African summit in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday set January 19 as deadline to solve the Gambian political crisis, Radio France Internationale quoted Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe as saying. January 19 is the date when president-elect Adama Barrow has...
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    World Yahya Jammeh Returns Supreme Court, Moves To Stop Adama Barrow's Inauguration

    President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia has returned to Supreme Court, where he petitioned the court to halt inauguration of President-elect, Adama Barrow. This is coming as the Economic Council of West African States, ECOWAS mediation team led by President Muhammadu Buhari in talks with President...
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    Politics Gambia: Only God Knows If Yahya Jammeh Will Step Down – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari was at city of Banjul, The Gambia on Friday in talks with President Yahya Jammeh to end the crisis over his refusal to accept defeat in elections and to step down when his term ends next week Before the meeting, Mr Buhari said that "only God knows" if Mr Jammeh would...
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    World Gambia's Pres-Elect, Adama Barrow Speaks Over Jammeh's 'Strong Head' To Leave Office

    The situation in The Gambia gets intense on a daily basis over the reluctance of the sitting President, Yahya Jammeh to exit office after he lost to Adama Barrow. The President-elect, Adama Barrow has in a tweet-statement lashed out to the Gambian dictator on his refusal to accept defeat...
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    World Gambia President-Elect, Barrow Calls Jammeh For Direct Talks To End Crisis

    The Gambia's president-elect, Adama Barrow, has called on the incumbent, Yahya Jammeh, to engage in direct talks to resolve the country's political crisis. He made the call in a BBC Newsday interview, one week ahead of his inauguration ceremony. Newsday's Julian Keane began by asking him...
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    World Why Yahya Jammeh Will Not Step Down When Mandate Ends – Gambia's Minister

    Gambia’s outgoing President Yayah Jammeh will not step down when his mandate which ends on Jan. 18, in spite of his electoral defeat, the Information Ministry said on Thursday. The autocrat, who ruled the small West African nation for 22 years, according to DPA’s report will remain in office...
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