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Opposition boycotts Gambia parliamentary poll
Opposition leaders say ruling party is abusing system in order to tip the poll in its favour as voting begins.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 19:27 GMT
What next for Gambian President Jammeh?
Yahya Jammeh has been reelected as president of the West African nation - now, will he try to become king?
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 14:24 GMT
Doubts over 'unfair' Gambia presidential vote
Regional West African body says it will not send observers to poll after finding an "electorate cowed by repression".
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 06:47 GMT
Gambians head to the polls
The West African country will vote for a president on November 24, and longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh is expected to win.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2011 15:00 GMT
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