Jan 21st 2017: Gambia Has Decided. The day the ex-President, Yahya Jammeh, finally left.

On December 1st, 2016, the Gambian people voted out their autocratic President Yahya Jammeh, after 22 years in power, and elected Adama Barrow as their new president. Jammeh conceded defeat but a week later announced that he was annulling the election results and would not step down. A grassroots movement #GambiaHasDecided emerged in reaction. #GambiaHasDecidedContinue reading “Jan 21st 2017: Gambia Has Decided. The day the ex-President, Yahya Jammeh, finally left.”

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#GambiaHasDecided – one year in

  The Gambia – the smallest country on the African continent – has come a long way since this time last year and the beginning of what, doubtlessly, will be an incredibly long journey. It’s always a pleasure to see these guys, the founders of what became one of the most important, impactful, social media campaigns toContinue reading “#GambiaHasDecided – one year in”

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The Gambia votes for new National Assembly Members

Saturday 9th April 2022: After Gambians went to the polls to vote for a new National Assembly, President Adam Barrow called on the 53 newly elected National Assembly Members to work together and promote the country’s interests. “He (Barrow) will look at consolidating his power, at legitimising the executive imbalance that Jammeh left and that he inherited,Continue reading “The Gambia votes for new National Assembly Members”

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