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Gambia's President-elect to be sworn in at embassy in Senegal -officials 12:10 GMT

DAKAR (Reuters) - Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow will be sworn in at a ceremony in the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal on Thursday, diplomatic sources and party officials said.  Full Article

 
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West African forces poised for Gambia intervention as leader's mandate ends 11:49 GMT 

BANJUL (Reuters) - West African troops were poised to intervene in Gambia on Thursday after President Yahya Jammeh's mandate expired and overnight talks to convince him to stand down failed.  Full Article  

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Gambia's vice president quits after two decades in role -sources 10:18 GMT 

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's Vice President Isatou Njie Saidy, who has been in the role since 1997, has quit, a government source and a family member told Reuters on Thursday.  Full Article  

 
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