The Gambia

Gambia's new president returns to nation as new era begins

by editor / Jan 26, 2017 / 0 comments

-Gambia's President Adama Barrow finally returned home Thursday, solidifying his position as this country's first new commander in chief in two decades after a political crisis that sent the previous ruler into exile.

Gambia's Jammeh declares he will stand down

by editor / Jan 21, 2017 / 0 comments
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Nampa-Reuters

-Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh said Saturday he would step down to keep peace in his country after 22 years in power, following last-chance talks with west African leaders before a military intervention.

Gambia's Jammeh to step down, leave country: advisor to new president

by editor / Jan 20, 2017 / 0 comments
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Reuters

-Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh, who lost a December election but refused to recognize the result, has agreed to step down and go into exile, a close advisor to new President Adama Barrow told Reuters.