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18 Feb 2017
February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia's independence from Britain, but many are also calling the day the birth of a third republic following the ousting of Yahya Jammeh at the ballot box.
9 Feb 2017
The European Union announced aid worth 225 million euros ($240 million) on Thursday for The Gambia's new government as President Adama Barrow said his nation was "virtually bankrupt" due to economic mismanagement by the former regime.
8 Feb 2017
The Gambia's press is set to win unprecedented freedom when its new government overhauls the constitution of former leader Yahya Jammeh, its freshly appointed justice minister has said.
27 Jan 2017
Jubilant Gambians on Thursday welcomed home their new President Adama Barrow, who was elected almost two months ago but forced to flee to Senegal when his predecessor refused to step aside.
22 Jan 2017
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who finally left his country Saturday after threats of possible military intervention to force him to step down, seized power and clung to office for 22 years
21 Jan 2017
Former president of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh, who initially declined to relinquish power after his defeat at the polls, will now leave the country Saturday on a Mauritanian aircraft.
21 Jan 2017
Barrow, yesterday, wrote on his Facebook page, BarrowOfficial: “I would like to inform you that Yaya Jammeh agreed to relinquish power and leave the country.
20 Jan 2017
Long-term Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has finally stepped down as the president of the West African country, paving way for the internationally recognised president Adama Barrow to take over the reins.
20 Jan 2017
West African armies halted an operation in Gambia aimed at installing the country’s new president, Adama Barrow, on Thursday so regional leaders could make one last attempt to convince longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh to step aside.
20 Jan 2017
Long-ruling Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who lost elections last month, has until midday Friday to hand over power and agree to leave the country or face military action, regional bloc ECOWAS has said.
19 Jan 2017
The Nigerian air force is flying over The Gambia, an official said Thursday, as African troops seemed ready to force incumbent Yahya Jammeh to quit after his December election defeat.
19 Jan 2017
He rose from nowhere, but Adama Barrow -- an Arsenal fan who was once a security guard in London -- was elected on people's hopes of delivering long-wanted change in The Gambia.

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