VIDEO: Thousands of Gambians Flee Ahead of Presidential Showdown
The U.N. refugee agency says at least 26,000 people have fled Gambia into Senegal as the West African countries prepare for possible military action to unseat Gambia's leader of 22 years. President Yahya Jammeh lost the December elections but has refused to step down.
People flee political tensions in Gambia.
Premium Times, 19 January 2017
Edu Gomez, the lawyer of outgoing leader of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has fled the country to neighbouring Senegal after penning the president a letter to step down from office in… Read more »
Daily Trust, 19 January 2017
A fleeing Gambian who has arrived Calabar in Nigeria, Mrs Fatou Abdoulaye, says heavy buildup of military hardware all over the streets of the national capital Banjul and other… Read more »