Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Gambian President refuses to step down after loosing elections

President Jammeh initially conceded to Adama Barrow in last week's vote but has since refused to accept the end of his 22-year rule. Mr Barrow said he was sure the military supported him as the country's new leader. The UN added that a handover should come without condition or delay. President Jammeh first seemed to accept the loss but then backtracked and said, on Friday, that he "totally" rejected the result. In a unanimous statement, the UN's 15 council members called on him to "respect the choice of the sovereign...
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