The former president of Gambia Yahya Jammeh has flown into exile to avoid a military confrontation.
by Solomon Dersso
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Chief of defence forces pledges allegiance to the new president Adama Barrow as deadlines for Jammeh to cede pass.
Politics19 Jan 2017 21:26 GMT
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Politics19 Jan 2017 17:07 GMT
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The Gambia19 Jan 2017 12:23 GMT
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Politics19 Jan 2017 08:36 GMT
Thousands of people flee the country and African troops edge towards borders as President Yahya Jammeh's term ends.
Politics19 Jan 2017 03:45 GMT
Civilians and tourists leave and regional forces deploy as President Jammeh refuses to cede power despite election loss.
Elections18 Jan 2017 08:25 GMT
Resolution passed by national assembly allows president to stay in power for 90 more days despite losing December vote.
Politics17 Jan 2017 22:19 GMT
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Africa17 Jan 2017 11:15 GMT
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Politics14 Jan 2017 17:14 GMT
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Africa14 Jan 2017 13:24 GMT
African Union says it will not recognise Yahya Jammeh's presidency unless he steps aside when his mandate expires.
Inside Story14 Jan 2017 04:07 GMT
Leaders of neighbouring countries fly in to try and convince the Gambian president to hand over power.
Politics13 Jan 2017 08:22 GMT
Lower house votes for Nigeria to consider giving asylum to President Jammeh as a way of ending political crisis.
Politics11 Jan 2017 14:06 GMT
President calls Gambians to wait for a Supreme Court ruling to determine the credibility of last month's election.
Africa10 Jan 2017 22:00 GMT
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