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Barrow Says ‘I’m Returning To My Homeland’

The President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, on Saturday said he was returning to his country following Yahya Jammeh’s announcement to step down as president. Barrow on his twitter handle,

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Ex-President Jammeh, Family Leaves Gambia – BBC

Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. Mr Jammeh was defeated in December’s election by

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Jammeh, Family Vacate State House; Life In Exile Beckons

Embattled former Gambia President Yahya Jammeh has left the State House in company of his mother, wife Zainab, son Mohammed and President Alpha Conde. He left the State House hours

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President Trump Takes Oath Of Office, Vows To End Carnage In US

President Donald Trump has painted a bleak picture of a broken country after being sworn in as US president. He spoke of abandoned factories, rampant crime and a failed education

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President Jammeh Buckles, Agrees To Quit, Leave Gambia – BBC

The Gambia’s leader Yahya Jammeh is to step down and leave the country, officials involved in negotiations say. West African mediators spent several hours with Mr Jammeh on Friday, negotiating

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Senegal Troops Enter Gambia To Back President Barrow

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power as the country’s new president, a Senegalese army spokesman has said. It comes shortly after Mr Barrow took

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UN Backs Adama Barrow Says ECOWAS Can Force Jammeh Out

The world seems to be set on making sure Yahya Jammeh quit the seat for Adama Barrow, the president-elect who was earlier in the day sworn in as president of

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Adama Barrow Takes Oath In Dakar As New Gambian President

Gambia’s New President Adama Barrow has taken the oath of office in neighbouring Senegal, while the country’s longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh has refused to step down. Barrow was sworn in

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Senegal Troops Move To Gambia Border As Jammeh Crisis Grows – BBC News

Senegal has moved troops towards the Gambian border in an effort to force President Yahya Jammeh to accept electoral defeat and step down. Senegal is leading the operation, which is

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Gambia’s Parliament Extends Yahya Jammeh’s Tenure By 90 Days

The Gambia’s parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh’s term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days. It also approved his decision to

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