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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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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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