Adama Barrow sworn in as Gambian President in Senegal

New Gambian President Adama Barrow has been inaugurated in neighboring Senegal because his predecessor Yahya Jammeh refused to step down.

Jammeh has now made demands to the government, saying he wants a guarantee that he will not be prosecuted after he leaves office.

He also wants to remain in his village and maintain all his assets.

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Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow remains in Senegal and will fly back to his country tomorrow for inauguration ceremony.

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Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama says the President-elect's inauguration may take place outside of the capital Banjul.

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President-elect Adama Barrow's son was bitten by a dog and died on the way to hospital.

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Gambian Supreme Court can't rule now on Jammeh's challenge to electoral defeat

West African leaders continue with their commitment to finding solutions as Gambian President Yahya Jammeh still won't step down.

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and four other leaders are meeting to discuss solutions to Gambia's post-election crisis.

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Military intervention is suspected as ECOWAS countries continue pleading with Jammeh to accept his loss at the 2016 polls.

Yahya Jammeh still refusing to leave office for new President-elect

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