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APRC deny so-called plan to spark violence
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APRC deny so-called plan to spark violence

The Gambia’s defeated ruling APRC has denied reports that it was planning to turn a peaceful gathering of its supporters at the Supreme Court violent by distributing pro-coalition t-shirts outside the court. Opposition supporters in the diaspora said they had received intelligence that on Tuesday, Adama Barrow t-shirts will be […]

Jammeh says Barrow will not be inaugurated
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Jammeh says Barrow will not be inaugurated

Tensions are likely to flare and a small tourist-friendly nation may be in Africa thrown into limbo on January 19 after President Yahya Jammeh’s term expires and President-elect Adama Barrow swears himself in. The Gambia’s defeated President Yahya Jammeh says President-elect Adama Barrow will be not be inaugurated unless the […]

The Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow meets ECOWAS leaders during talks in Banjul for President Yahya Jammeh to step down / PHOTO: Alhagie Manka - STATE OF MIC
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Gambia’s government-in-waiting hopeful of Buhari intervention

Gambian opposition leaders backing President-elect Adama Barrow are banking their hopes on Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s political and military experience to extinguish the political logjam in mainland Africa’s smallest nation, said Mr. Femi Adesina, Mr. Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. “We need the experience of President Muhammadu Buhari […]