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Gambia’s coalition candidate formalizes his nomination, urges electoral commission to be independent
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Gambia’s coalition candidate formalizes his nomination, urges electoral commission to be independent

Adama Barrow, the presidential hopeful for a coalition of seven opposition parties has officially formalized his nomination with The Gambia’s electoral commission. Barrow, 51, a businessman submitted his nomination papers to electoral chief Alieu Mommar Njie on Wednesday at the Election House, outside the capital Banjul. Thousands of supporters and […]

Mama Kandeh files his nomination papers
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Mama Kandeh files his nomination papers

The presidential nominee of the Gambia Democratic Congress Mama Kandeh has filed his candidacy papers with the Independent Electoral Commission clearing any questions if he would be joining the opposition coalition or not. Kandeh,51, in Kombo East accused opposition groups of favoring an unnamed party, claiming his newly formed GDC […]

Gambia’s president vows to remain in power
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Gambia’s president vows to remain in power

President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia has vowed to remain in power even after losing an election slated for December 1. Jammeh said no election, military expedition or foreign intervention will end his 22- year rule of Western Africa’s smallest nation. “No election, no military, and no foreign power can […]