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Gambia: Tourists, citizens flee as Jammeh digs in

Foreign tourist companies have cancelled package holidays to The Gambia after President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency late on Tuesday in the tiny West African country.…

Ghana & Gambia: A tale of two elections

For a few days following the elections in Gambia and Ghana at the beginning of December, it seemed that the political landscape in West Africa would change in an unexpected way.…

Gambia: President Jammeh to concede election

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who has ruled the West African nation for 22 years since he staged a coup, will concede defeat to opposition leader Adama Barrow, according to the chairman of the country’s electoral commission.

Gambia’s 2016 elections explained

Gambian voters go to the polls on Thursday in an election that some are describing as the greatest challenge to President Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule.…