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The Gambia: NAF Deploys 200 Personnel, Warplanes To Dakar |The Republican News

 As lawyers condemn parliament, support use of force

From Molly Kilete, Abuja, Lukman Olabiyi and Romanus Okoye

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), yesterday, said it has deployed a contingent of 200 men and air assets, to Dakar, from where it is expected operate into The Gambia. 959 more words

AFRICAN NEWS

"I hereby declare a state of public emergency throughout the Islamic Republic of Gambia." -- Former President, Decides To Stay -- United Nations and African Union Trying To Figure Out What To Do

Reuters

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh attends the plenary session of the Africa-South America Summit on Margarita Island September 27, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo 771 more words

Senegal troops move to Gambia border as Jammeh crisis grows

Senegalese troops have been seen moving towards the Gambian border in a show of force to pressure President Yahya Jammeh to stand down.

Senegal gave him a midnight GMT deadline to quit and Nigeria has sent an air force unit to Senegal in support of the possible intervention. 99 more words

Africa

See Yahya Jammeh as a young soldier before grabbing power (PHOTO)

The United States has warned the embattled President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, saying he is losing opportunities to peacefully handover to President-elect Adama Barrow and avoid the consequences of his actions. 313 more words

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The Gambia: Jammeh’s rule in six dates ...See Details

Key dates in the 22-year regime of Yahya Jammeh, the strongman who has ruled The Gambia since 1994, and who is contesting his defeat in December’s presidential elections. 455 more words

Nigeria

The Situation in Gambia on Inauguration Eve

Tomorrow is the Gambia’s inauguration day, and it is clear that incumbent President Yahya Jammeh has no plans to step down. Jammeh initially recognized the results of the December 1 election and conceded to opposition candidate Adama Barrow, but then reversed himself, generating the present crisis. 441 more words

Senegal

FOREIGN: GAMBIA'S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ADDS THREE MORE MONTHS TO THE TENURE OF PRESIDENT YAHYA JAMMEH

Gambia’s President, Yahya Jammeh’s term in office have been added three more months by the country’s National Assembly, according to news from Al Jazeera.

The President, who has been in power for over 22 years and lost out in the last election, initially acknowledged defeat but receded his acceptance of defeat and decided to stay on power. 165 more words

Foreign