Gambia: Adama Barrow says inauguration as Gambia president to go ahead

The incoming president of the Gambia has said his inauguration would go ahead as planned this week in spite of attempts to thwart it by the incumbent leader, Yahya Jammeh. Adama Barrow, who is in neighbouring Senegal, released a statement on Monday afternoon saying he would be sworn in “on Gambian soil” on Thursday. He… Read More Gambia: Adama Barrow says inauguration as Gambia president to go ahead

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Habibu Barrow: Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the Gambian capital Banjul. Mr Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he was advised to remain in Senegal for his safety.… Read More Habibu Barrow: Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

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Gambia: Adama Barrow Moves To Senegal Until 19 January Inauguration Day

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has temporarily moved to the Senegalese, capital Dakar, until his planned inauguration. The decision was made for security reasons by West African leaders on Saturday in Bamako, Mali, after a meeting on the political situation in the Gambia with Mr Barrow. Mr Barrow, 51, is due to be inaugurated on January… Read More Gambia: Adama Barrow Moves To Senegal Until 19 January Inauguration Day

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African Union To Recognize Adama Barrow As Gambian President On January 19…Read Full Details

Going by the recent position adopted by the African Union (AU), that it will no longer recognise Yahya Jammeh as President of The Gambia, the continental body would in principle turn to Adama Barrow as the country’s leader for official relations. President Yahya Jammeh’s term in office as leader of the tiny West African country… Read More African Union To Recognize Adama Barrow As Gambian President On January 19…Read Full Details

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Donald Trump Calls Unsubstantiated Russia Allegations ‘Nonsense’

President-elect Donald Trump called the new unsubstantiated allegations that Russia is in possession of compromising personal and financial information about him as “nonsense.” “A thing like that should have never been written, it should never been had and it should certainly never have been released,” Trump said during his first press conference since the election.… Read More Donald Trump Calls Unsubstantiated Russia Allegations ‘Nonsense’

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni appoints his oldest son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as his special adviser

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, has promoted his eldest son to become his special presidential adviser. Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba who had been in charge of the Special Forces overseeing his father’s security since 2008, was appointed to the role after a reshuffle of army commanders on Monday night. Speaking on the appointment, Political commentator, and… Read More Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni appoints his oldest son Muhoozi Kainerugaba as his special adviser

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Nana Akufo-Addo: Ghana Inagurates New President Today

Nana Akufo-Addo is to be sworn in as Ghana’s new president on Saturday after beating incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama in elections last month. The 72-year-old former human rights lawyer will take the oath of office at a ceremony in Independence Square in central Accra before more than 6,000 guests and members of the public.… Read More Nana Akufo-Addo: Ghana Inagurates New President Today

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Donald Trump set to repeal many of Obama’s laws and policies as soon as he takes office

The US president-elect is yet to be sworn in but he is already taking a wrecking ball to Obama’s legacy. This is according to his chief press secretary, Sean Spicer who made a series of revelations during an appearance on ABC’s This Week. Spicer told host, Jonathan Karl, that the future Commander-in-chief will ‘sign a… Read More Donald Trump set to repeal many of Obama’s laws and policies as soon as he takes office

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