Tag: Adama Barrow

Private sector key to economic growth – Gambia Chamber of Commerce

Private sector key to economic growth - Gambia Chamber of Commerce

How West Africa built the muscle to rout dictators and keep the peace

The regional body brought a swift end to the potentially explosive crisis sparked by the refusal of former President Yahya Jammeh to hand over to the newly elected Adama Barrow.

Gambia's central bank accounts intact, says president's spokesman

Barrow said on Sunday that it appeared his exiled predecessor, Yahya Jammeh, had looted state resources after his election defeat.

West African forces poised for Gambia intervention

Isatou Toure, a senior Barrow aide, said the mediation effort failed to make any headway but Barrow would be sworn in at some stage on Thurs

Gambian President Jammeh declares state of emergency

State televison said the emergency would prevent a power vacuum while the supreme court rules on Jammeh's petition challenging the election

Gambia's President-elect arrives in Senegal after talks fail

Barrow, backed by the West and the African Union, is due to be inaugurated on Jan. 19, although Jammeh is seeking to block this.

Gambia electoral commissioner flees country

Gambia's electoral commission chairman has fled the country because he received threats.

ECOWAS to uphold Gambian vote despite Jammeh's resistance

The West African regional bloc to uphold the victory of Adama Barrow as Gambia's new President despite Yahya Jammeh's refusal to step down.