Tag: Jammeh

Gambians seek justice for the disappeared

Rights groups say Manneh is one of dozens of Gambians who disappeared without trace during the 22-year rule of president Yahya Jammeh.

Gambian President Barrow to return home Thursday

Barrow will face the task of restoring democratic governance in the sliver-like West African country after 22 years under Jammeh.

Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting ousted Gambian leader

Information Minister Eugenio Nse Obiang confirmed that Jammeh was in the country.

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.

Gambians celebrate in the streets as Jammeh flees

Hundreds of Banjul residents assembled outside State House.

W.African military enters Gambia to install new president

Barrow took the oath of office on Thursday at Gambia's embassy in Senegal, calling for international support from West Africa's ECOWAS bloc.

Gambia's President-elect to be sworn in at embassy in Senegal

Barrow defeated President Yahya Jammeh in a December election but Jammeh has refused to step aside despite regional pressure

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