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Barrow, Jammeh expected to meet this week
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Barrow, Jammeh expected to meet this week

Their meeting may be a little awkward, but President-elect Adama Barrow is expected to be in the State House this week to hold talks with President Yahya Jammeh, after a shocking election that have reshaped the politics of The Gambia. Mr. Barrow and Jammeh are expected to talk domestic and […]

Darboe: I have personally forgiven Jammeh
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Darboe: I have personally forgiven Jammeh

Freed opposition leader Ousainou Darboe said he has personally forgiven outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, after a court in Banjul granted him bail. Darboe’s party, the main opposition UDP joined a coalition that backed Adama Barrow to win a presidential race last week, ousting the country’s longtime ruler. His party […]

Barrow to reverse Jammeh’s controversial decisions
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Barrow to reverse Jammeh’s controversial decisions

The Gambia’s President-Elect Adama Barrow said he would be reversing some of the controversial unilateral decisions made by President Yahya Jammeh. Barrow, who won Thursday’s elections was not specific, but Jammeh took some decisions that were heavily shunned by citizens and the international community. Jammeh in 2013 withdrew The Gambia […]

President-elect Barrow omens new hope in a new Gambia
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President-elect Barrow omens new hope in a new Gambia

President-elect Adama Barrow said his trumpious win brings new hope in a new Gambia. President Yahya Jammeh, the country’s military-backed strongman, and tyrannical ruler shocked the world by accepting defeat as the “will of Allah” at a time that most African dictators are refusing to leave peacefully. “It’s really unique […]