Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambian president in neighbouring Senegal on Thursday after weeks of political impasse caused by long-time ruler Yahya Jammeh's refusal to give up power.
Adama Barrow will be sworn in as Gambian president Thursday at his country’s embassy in the Senegalese capital Dakar, the president-elect announced.
Senegalese troops amassed at the border with Gambia as the clock ticked down on Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's time in office and with the inauguration of his successor due Thursday.
Senegal will host Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow until his swearing-in ceremony, the state-owned Senegalese news agency APS reported Sunday.
Chad's former president Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sexual slavery by a Senegalese court on Monday.