Day: January 17, 2017

Civilians Flee Gambia As President Yahya Jammeh Declares A State Of Emergency Two Days Before He Is Due To Step Down

In a final attempt to retain power, just two days before the scheduled inauguration of President-elect Adama Barrow, the outgoing President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has declared a 90-day state of emergency. Announcing the state of emergency on state television, Jammeh said the declaration was necessary due to “foreign interference”

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