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The Gambia: A short billion years

Jammeh, who was an 29-year-old army lieutenant when he seized power, has been in the habit of detaining, torturing and killing dissident journalists and...

Gambia: US hails Jammeh's 'respect for the...

"We welcome President Yahya Jammeh's concession to President-elect Barrow and welcome President Jammeh's respect for the will of the Gambian people."

Gambia's shock presidential victor hails...

Jammeh -- who has been frequently accused over the years of suppressing his opponents -- conceded defeat on television, accepting that Gambians had "decided...

Yahya Jammeh: devout and erratic leader of...

Governing, he said, "is between me and God Almighty."

Gambian president Jammeh 'concedes' defeat...

"It's really unique that someone who has been ruling this country for so long has accepted defeat," Alieu Momar Njie told reporters ahead of the results...

Gambia's internet cut as 'billion-year' leader...

"By the grace of the almighty Allah, there will be the biggest landslide in the history of my elections," said Jammeh, wearing his usual white robes and...

Gambians vote in major challenge to longtime...

The first of some 880,000 eligible voters headed to polling stations despite an internet blackout imposed overnight in a nation long accused by rights...

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Elderly persons to get five seats in parliament

Elderly persons to get five seats in parliament...

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