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Yahya Jammeh
By metro On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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U.N. Security Council to vote Thursday to back Gambia intervention

The United Nations Security Council is set to vote later Thursday on a Senegalese draft resolution that would back efforts by West African regional bloc ECOWAS to ensure Gambian President Yahya Jammeh hands over More...

Yahya Jammeh
By metro On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Gambia’s Jammeh can stay in office for three months -national assembly

Gambia’s National Assembly has passed a resolution to allow President Yahya Jammeh, who lost an election in December, to stay in office for three months from Wednesday when he was due to leave power.   The More...

Yahyah Jammeh
By metro On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Gambian President Jammeh declares state of emergency

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. State televison said the emergency would prevent More...

Yahya Jammeh
By metro On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Gambia Supreme Court judge declines to rule on president’s election challenge

The top judge in Gambia’s Supreme Court declined on Monday to rule on President Yahya Jammeh’s petition to overturn his election defeat, as many Gambians wait nervously to see how the veteran leader More...

Yahya Jammeh
By metro On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Nigerian lower house moves to offer Gambia’s Jammeh asylum, lawmakers say

Nigeria’s lower house voted on Thursday to offer Gambian President Yahya Jammeh asylum if he steps down, lawmakers said. The House of Representatives approved a motion to authorise President Muhammadu Buhari More...

By metro On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Gambia army chief stands by embattled President Jammeh

Gambia Yahya Jammeh attends the plenary session of the Africa-South America Summit on Margarita Island, file. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo Gambia’s army chief reaffirmed his loyalty to embattled More...

Yahya Jammeh
By metro On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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West Africa regional bloc says forces “on alert” for Gambia

Yahya Jammeh West Africa’s regional bloc has put standby forces “on alert” in case Gambian president Yahya Jammeh does not step down when his mandate ends on Jan. 19, president of the ECOWAS commission More...

Yahyah Jammeh
By metro On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Gambian President Jammeh says he will not step down

Yahyah Jammeh Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said he would not step down and condemned mediation by West African regional bloc ECOWAS that aims to get him to leave power after he lost a Dec. 1 election to challenger More...

Yahya Jammeh
By metro On Saturday, December 10th, 2016
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Gambia President Jammeh rejects outcome of Dec. 1 election

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh, who is also a presidential candidate for the Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC). REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said on More...