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Gambian government of President Adama Barrow announces reversed plan to remain in ICC

February 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Gambian government of President Adama Barrow announces reversed plan to remain in ICC

A view of the headquarters of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands The Gambia’s new government has asked the United Nations to halt the country’s process of withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), reversing the previous administration’s plan to pull out of the tribunal. A […]

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Gambia’s President Adama Barrow vows reforms in security apparatus

January 28, 2017 10:10 pm
Gambia’s President Adama Barrow vows reforms in security apparatus

The Gambia’s President Adama Barrow arrives to speak at his first press conference in Banjul, as the country’s newly elected leader, January 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Gambia’s new president has vowed that he would carry out drastic reforms in the country’s much-feared security and intelligence apparatus. Adama Barrow […]

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Gambia’s President Adama Barrow arrives home from Senegal

January 26, 2017 10:00 pm
Gambia’s President Adama Barrow arrives home from Senegal

The Gambia’s newly-elected President Adama Barrow has returned to the nation after his predecessor finally agreed to cede power under international pressure and went into exile. On Thursday, Barrow arrived in Banjul from Senegal, where he had sought refuge in mid-January after his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh, refused to concede defeat […]

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New Gambian president Adama Barrow set to return from Senegal on Thursday

January 25, 2017 10:30 am
New Gambian president Adama Barrow set to return from Senegal on Thursday

This handout file photo released by the Senegalese presidency on January 19, 2017, shows Adama Barrow during his swearing-in ceremony as the president of the Gambia at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, Senegal. (Via AFP) President Adama Barrow is set to return from neighboring Senegal to the Gambia after his […]

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Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh agrees to step down for Adama Barrow

January 21, 2017 9:30 am
Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh agrees to step down for Adama Barrow

A convoy of Senegal soldiers en route towards the Gambia boarder with Senegal near Karang, Senegal, Jan. 19, 2017. (Photo by AP) Gambia’s longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has declared that he would step down as West African forces invaded his country to remove him following his refusal to cede power […]

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UN Security Council approves resolution backing Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow

January 19, 2017 10:30 pm
UN Security Council approves resolution backing Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow waves after his inauguration at Gambia’s embassy in Dakar, Senegal, January 19, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously approved a resolution endorsing efforts by some West African countries to ensure the respect of “the will of the people” in The Gambia. […]

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Adama Barrow lands in Senegal amid political crisis in Gambia

January 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Adama Barrow lands in Senegal amid political crisis in Gambia

Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow (C) flanked by his supporters arrives at a hotel in the capital, Banjul, for a meeting with four African heads of state, December 13, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Gambia’s opposition leader Adama Barrow, who was declared the winner of the December presidential election, has landed in […]

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Gambia opposition of Adama Barrow demands Yahya Jammeh hand over power

December 12, 2016 10:30 pm
Gambia opposition of Adama Barrow  demands Yahya Jammeh hand over power

Workers prepare to remove the electoral poster of the Gambia’s outgoing president Yahya Jammeh, in a street of Bijilo, on December 4, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The opposition coalition of Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow has called on long-time President Yahya Jammeh to step down immediately. Mai Ahmad Fatty, the opposition […]

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Gambia’s opposition candidate Adama Barrow wins presidential election

December 2, 2016 10:30 pm
Gambia’s opposition candidate Adama Barrow wins presidential election

Gambia’s presidential election has been won by opposition candidate Adama Barrow, 51, ending the reign of longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh. “I hereby declare Adama Barrow duly elected president of the Republic of Gambia for the next five years,” Alieu Momarr Njai, head of the election commission, announced on Friday. Barrow […]

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