West African Leaders Travel to #Gambia to Urge Peaceful Handover
The leaders of Nigiera, Liberia and Sierra Leone travel to Banjul Friday to persuade outgoing President Jahya Jammeh to step down and make way for the inauguration of president-elect Adama Barrow.
Deutsche Welle, 13 January 2017
Shuttle diplomacy moves into top gear in The Gambia on Friday as visiting ECOWAS leaders seek to convince President Jahya Jammeh to step down. Gambians DW spoke to said he should… Read more »
Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria (left) and Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sireaf, along with former Ghanian President John Mahama meeting with Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh and Vice President Isatou Njie-Saidy (far right) in Banjul on January 13, 2016.
Gambia: Senegal 'Ready to Oust Jammeh'
Observer, 13 January 2017
In the face of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's intransigence to the voice of reason to accept defeat as per the December 1, 2016 election results, Senegal has reportedly put its… Read more »
Premium Times, 13 January 2017
The African Union will cease to recognise Gambia's Yahya Jammeh as the nation's legitimate president as of January 19. Read more »