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13 Jan 2017
 
 
A turning point for The Gambia, the smiling face of Africa?
THE CONVERSATION
The Gambia’s presidential election crisis has been of particular personal interest for me. Between 2013 and 2014 I lived in the country as a law lecturer at the University of The Gambia. The...
 
 
Nigerian lower house moves to offer Gambia's Jammeh asylum, lawmakers say
POLITICS
Nigeria's lower house voted on Thursday to offer Gambian President Yahya Jammeh asylum if he steps down, lawmakers said. The House of Representatives approved a motion to authorise President...
 
 
12 Jan 2017
 
DIRCO: International Relations on developments in The Gambia following Presidential elections
STATEMENT
On 6 December 2016, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma issued a statement congratulating President-elect Adama Barrow following presidential elections that were held in The Gambia on 1 December...
 
 
11 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - January 11, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Nersa gets new boss Gambia's top court adjourns Jammeh's poll challenge And, surprise move to make Eskom nuke procurer ‘unlawful
 
 
Gambia's top court adjourns Jammeh's poll challenge
LEGAL
African judges due to help Gambia's supreme court hear a challenge by President Yahya Jammeh's electoral defeat last December failed to show up on Tuesday, forcing the chief justice to adjourn the...
 
 
04 Jan 2017
 
Gambia army chief stands by embattled President Jammeh
AFRICAN POLITICAL TURMOIL
Gambia's army chief reaffirmed his loyalty to embattled President Yahya Jammeh on Wednesday in the face of a possible regional military intervention to enforce the result of an election that dealt...
 
 
03 Jan 2017
 
Gambia electoral commissioner flees country after threats
DEMOCRATIC DEFEAT
Gambia's electoral commission chairperson has fled the country because he received threats after declaring President Yahya Jammeh the loser of a December 1 election, a family member and a colleague...
 
 
21 Dec 2016
 
Gambian President Jammeh says he will not step down
POLITICS
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said he would not step down and condemned mediation by West African regional bloc ECOWAS that aims to get him to leave power after he lost a Dec. 1 election to...
 
 
15 Dec 2016
 
UN: The Gambia President Jammeh must step aside
POLITICS
The United Nation's (UN's) west Africa envoy says Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh must step down when his mandate ends in January and would be "strongly sanctioned" if he sought to remain in power....
 
 
13 Dec 2016
 
African leaders head to Gambia for mediation talks
POLITICS
West African leaders are set to head to Gambia on Tuesday to try to persuade incumbent President Yahya Jammeh to agree "to leave office" after his defeat at the ballot box, a Senegalese foreign...
 
 
Gambia’s Jammeh not the first president to concede defeat before official results
AFRICA CHECK
The chair of Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission told journalists last week that it “hasn’t happened anywhere before” that a president concedes defeat before the results were announced. “It’s...
 
 
12 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - December 12, 2016
Podcast
Making headlines: Dlamini-Zuma will ensure faster service delivery says ANC youth league Gambia's President Jammeh to challenge election loss at top court And, government ready to compensate...
 
 
08 Dec 2016
 
Jammeh loses his marbles
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
‘It is a sad day for all of Africa’s strong leaders when one of our own forgets to rig an election,’ tweeted ‘President Obiang’ last Friday. The Twitter account was presumably bogus, but the...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - December 06, 2016
Podcast
Making headlines: Zuma, Masutha to respond to ICC court challenge Political power shouldn't be taken to the grave, says EFF And, time to listen, no time for arrogance says Ramaphosa
 
 
EFF to Mugabe: Political power shouldn't be taken to the grave
POLITICS
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should step down and allow other Zimbabweans to take over from him, the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Monday. The EFF said this in statement,...
 
 
 
                       
 
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