Tag: Gambia

Gambia Scraps Age Limit For Presidential Election Candidates
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The Gambian National Assembly on Tuesday scrapped the constitutional age limit on presidential election candidates. The decision to...

Jammeh’s Lawyer Flees, Advises Him To Step Down | Adama Barrow To Be Inaugurated In Senegal
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Gambian President Adama Barrow has announced the appointment of an ex-minister to former President Yahya Jammeh as Vice...

Jammeh’s Lawyer Flees, Advises Him To Step Down | Adama Barrow To Be Inaugurated In Senegal
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The former president of Gambia, Alhaji Yahya Jammeh, has finally departed Banjul, the country's capital, to begin an...

Osinbajo Begins Official Duty As Acting President | Receives Briefings On Gambia
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Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, began his duty as the acting President, as he received...

Gambia's Jammeh Bows To Pressure, Agrees To Relinquish Power
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President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has confirmed that defeated President Yayah Jammeh has stepped down. Jammeh’s Lawyer...

“I Will Not Step Down” - Gambian President Jammeh Declares
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The embattled president of Gambia Yahya Jammeh has pleaded with ECOWAS for an extension of the deadline given...

Jammeh’s Lawyer Flees, Advises Him To Step Down | Adama Barrow To Be Inaugurated In Senegal
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Edu Gomez, the legal representative of Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, has fled the country to neighbouring Senegal after...

Gambian Soldiers Withdraw As ECOWAS Troops Await Signal To Remove Jammeh
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There are strong indications that the troops from Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Mali and Togo are at the borders...

President Jammeh Goes Tough On ECOWAS, Vows To Defend Gambian Sovereignty
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The “unwilling to depart” President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh has declared a three-month state of emergency, with less...

President Buhari meets with President Jammeh on Friday
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Before The Gamble In The Gambia: Memo To Buhari, By Cornelius Segun Ojo Do you know what astonished...

How A Dog Killed 8-Year-Old Son Of Adama Barrow, President-Elect Of Gambia
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Habibou Barrow, the 8-year-old son of Gambia’s president-elect, Adama Barrow, has died after being bitten by a dog....

President Jammeh Goes Tough On ECOWAS, Vows To Defend Gambian Sovereignty
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Yahya Jammeh: A Dead African 'Goliath' Resurrected By Adewale Giwa Jammeh, who portrays himself as a devout Muslim,...

Gambian Army Chief Pledges Allegiance To Jammeh As Adama Barrow Trends On Twitter
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The Chief of Gambia’s Army has pledged his ‘unalloyed’ allegiance to the country's president, Yahya Jammeh, amid a...

President Jammeh Goes Tough On ECOWAS, Vows To Defend Gambian Sovereignty
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Gambian President Jammeh Accuses ECOWAS Of Declaring War Against Him President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia has accused the Economic...

“I Will Not Step Down” - Gambian President Jammeh Declares
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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Friday rejected the outcome of last week’s election that he lost to opposition...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday approved a decree declaring that his country will not become a member...

Burundi Becomes first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC)
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“Don’t go!” That was the heartfelt appeal to African nations as the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened its...

Burundi Becomes first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC)
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The federal government of Nigeria has iterated its commitment to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at a time...

“I Will Not Step Down” - Gambian President Jammeh Declares
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Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) – even as the West African nation...

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We often hear about all the obstructions to travel including how expensive and difficult it can be to acquire...