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29 Dec
Gambia's Supreme Court has dismissed Ousainou Darboe appeal of Adama Barrow's election victory. But rival candidate Darboe claimed he only lost the appeal on a "technicality."
6 Dec
Gambian President Adama Barrow has comfortably won re-election, the electoral commission said on Sunday, though he may face a legal challenge from opposition candidates who rejected the results because of unspecified irregularities. Barrow received around 53% of Saturday's vote, far outstripping his nearest rival, political veteran Ousainou Darboe, who won about 28 percent.
1 Dec
When Gambia's president Adama Barrow came to power in 2016, he promised to step down after three years. His decision to extend his term from three to five years - and seek another - has unsurprisingly divided the country. Edith Kimani meets young Gambians in the heat of the election campaign to hear from both sides.
19 Jun 2020
A new draft basic law for The Gambia seeks to ensure the shortest spell in office for any leader since independence in 1965. The cabinet of President Adama Barrow is not impressed.
18 May 2018
The Gambian government has put up for sale some of the luxury belongings of the country's ex-dictator, Yahyah Jammeh. President Adama Barrow's government wants to auction the items to offset the country's huge debt.
17 Jan 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
16 Mar 2017
On his first trip outside Africa, new Gambian President Adama Barrow said he was confident France and the EU would boost financial support to his country after 22 years of dictatorship.
27 Jan 2017
Thousands of people lined the streets of Gambia's capital Banjul on Thursday to welcome home new President Adama Barrow days after authoritarian leader Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
20 Jan 2017
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10 Jan 2017
Gambia's Supreme Court is expected to hold a hearing after the ruling party launched an appeal for a rerun of last month's presidential election.
22 Dec 2016

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