Tag: Yahya Jammeh

Equatorial Guinea Confirms Hosting Ousted Gambian Leader Jammeh

Equatorial Guinea confirmed on Tuesday it was hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who fled his country after West African troops threatened to remove...

Gambians Celebrate as West African Troops Enter Capital After Jammeh Flees

By Tim Cocks and Diadie Ba Gambians celebrated in the streets on Sunday after a West African regional military force entered the capital city of...

U.N. Security Council to Vote for 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...

Jammeh’s Presidency “Officially Over”: Gambia’s President-Elect Says

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow said Thursday his inauguration would take place at the Gambian Embassy in neighboring Senegal, as longtime leader Yahya Jammeh refused...

Gambia: Regional Leaders Fail to Reach Deal with Jammeh

By Edward McAllister Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's ruling party challenged his defeat in a Dec. 1 election at the Supreme Court on Tuesday as West...

West African Leaders to Press Gambia’s Jammeh to Quit

By Edward McAllister West African heads of state began arriving in Gambia on Tuesday to try to convince the long-ruling President Yahya Jammeh to relinquish...

After Jammeh Defeat, Gambia’s Jubilant Exiles Hope To Head Home

  By Edward McAllister and Emma Farge Fatty Ousman watched all night as the results of Gambia's presidential election last week trickled out on social media....

How Gambia’s Jammeh was Forced to Accept Election Result

Kingsley Okeke In what can be described as the "Miracle of Banjul," The incumbent president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, in a rather unusual display of...

Will Gambia’s December Election End Jammeh’s 22-Year Rule?

    By Edward McAllister Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will face a rare challenge from a revitalised and united opposition in an election on Thursday as he...

Gambia’s Jammeh Commits to Peaceful Presidential Election

  Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has recently warned that anyone involved in violence or unrest during the country's presidential election in four days’ time would...

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