Tag Archives: 2016 Presidential Election

Mourning Dictator’s Departure: Tears drop at airport as Jammeh leaves for E. Guinea

23 Jan
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With each step Jammeh took towards the door of the aircraft, his supporters, airport authorities and his protocol, wept heavily. (Photo Credit: LJahateh/FPI/Jan2017)

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Prospect of Diplomatic Solution to Gambia’s Political Crisis Dim

16 Jan
Determined to find legal recourse to stop the inauguration, the APRC lawyer has filed for an injunction at the Supreme Court seeking an order to block the inauguration.  The injunction is expected to be determined today, Monday. (Photo Credit: A.Jobe/Facebook)

Determined to find legal recourse to stop the inauguration, the APRC lawyer has filed for an injunction at the Supreme Court seeking an order to block the inauguration. The injunction is expected to be determined today, Monday. (Photo Credit: A.Jobe/Facebook)

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APRC lawyer says inauguration wait for petition outcome

11 Jan

Halifa Sallah says that is not common sense

APRC lawyer (Left) says inauguration wait for petition outcome, but Opposition Coalition Spokesperson (right) argues that is not common sense (Photos taken from Google)

APRC lawyer (Left) says inauguration wait for petition outcome, but Opposition Coalition Spokesperson (right) argues that is not common sense (Photos taken from Google)

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Political Crisis: Mass Exodus From Urban Gambia

9 Jan
Non-Gambians are also fleeing the current political uncertainty. This photo shows commercial vehicles preparing for a long, tedious four days trip to Conakry, Guinea from Serekunda, The Gambia. (Photo Credit: The Voice)

Non-Gambians are also fleeing the current political uncertainty. This photo shows commercial vehicles preparing for a long, tedious four days trip to Conakry, Guinea from Serekunda, The Gambia. (Photo Credit: The Voice)

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GPU condemns arrests and deportation of journalists, internet blockade

14 Dec

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Gambia Press Union (GPU) Statement on Press Freedom Situation During 2016 Presidential Election

14 Dec
GPU SG Saikou Jammeh Wednesday said the Union condemns, in the strongest terms, the arrest and detention of media practitioners during the elections. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

GPU SG Saikou Jammeh Wednesday said the Union condemns in the strongest terms the arrest and detention of media practitioners during the elections. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/FPI/Dec2016)

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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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