Tag Archives: In Africa

19Aug/17

Eclipse fever in full swing across the United States

PRINEVILLE, OREGON, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 18, 2017) (NBC) – People across the United States are making final preparations ahead of next week’s total solar eclipse. Continue reading

21Jan/17

A look at Gambia’s Jammeh 22 years in power as he announces he is stepping down

From military fatigues to traditional robe, Gambia’s longtime leader Yahya Jammeh, who seized power in a coup in 1994, announced he was stepping down under pressure from West African armies which entered the country following his refusal to concede an election defeat to President Adama Barrow. Continue reading

21Jan/17

Gambia’s Jammeh announces he is relinquishing power

Longtime ruler of Gambia Yahya Jammeh announces he is stepping down as president to avoid bloodshed.

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10Dec/16

Gambia’s president rejects election defeat

Gambia’s president says he now rejects the outcome of an election which he lost after 22 years in power. Paul Chapman reports. Continue reading