Sirleaf: We Did Not Come For A Deal

13 Dec
“We did not come for a deal, we need to help the Gambians find their way through a transition and it is not something that will happen in one day, it is something that one has to work on.” - ECOWAS Chairperson, President Sirleaf. (Photo Credit: A.Jobe/Facebook)

“…it is not something that will happen in one day, it is something that one has to work on.” – ECOWAS Chairperson, President Sirleaf. (Photo Credit: A.Jobe/Facebook)

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Gambia Bar Condemns Jammeh’s Attempt to Nullify Election Results

12 Dec
In his 22-year grip on power, Mr. Jammeh has been accused of rights abuses and cracking down on his opponents. His supporters credit him for bringing “rapid development” especially on infrastructure. (Photo Credit: MENjie/MansaBanko)

In his 22-year grip on power, Mr. Jammeh has been accused of rights abuses and cracking down on his opponents. His supporters credit him for bringing “rapid development” especially on infrastructure. (Photo Credit: MENjie/MansaBanko)

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‘Jammeh has no authority to call for re-election’

10 Dec

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“I urged him [Jammeh] to change his current position and accept the verdict of the people in good faith for the sake of The Gambia, our homeland whose people deserved peace and freedom and prosperity.” – President-elect Adama Barrow (Photo Credit: Sulayman Ceesay)

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‘No Supreme Court to hear APRC’s election petition’

10 Dec
Gambians line-up to vote at at one of five polling stations at Serekunda Lower Basic School. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

Gambians line-up to vote at one of five polling stations at Serekunda Lower Basic School. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

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NIA Harass Reuters Journalists Covering Gambia Election

2 Dec
Mané and Gouegnon had been preparing to send a report on Jammeh’s voting in Banjul and the election process via the satellite. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

Mane and Gouegnon had been preparing to send a report on Jammeh’s voting in Banjul and the election process via the satellite. Photo shows voters at Serekunda Lower Basic School (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

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Breaking: The Gambia Gets 3rd President in 51 Years

2 Dec
Mr. Barrow win the polls with a margin of 48, 416 votes. (Photo Credit: MSJ/FPI/Nov2016)

Mr. Barrow win the polls with a margin of 48, 416 votes. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Nov2016)

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IEC Chairperson: The Results Will Be Accepted

1 Dec
There were minor problems as some voters had faced difficulty knowing at which polling station they should cast their votes as a result of the re-demarcation of some constituencies. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

There were minor problems as some voters had faced difficulty knowing at which polling station they should cast their votes as a result of the re-demarcation of some constituencies. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

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