Friday, 27 January 2017

Update on the Gambia elections - more resources.

Gambia Presidential elections.

More ongoing controversy over the leadership of Gambia with the departure of Yahya Jammeh and the election of Adama Barrow.

Here are some more useful resources for commentary.

See official statement from Economic Community of West African States, the African Union and the United Nations on the Political Situation of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia

Follow the recent events on ECOWAS website.

African Union  Commentary from OHCHR

Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria has statements and comments on the political does Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International.

For background on the most recent and previous elections and the electoral system see the ACE Electoral System

 IFES data the Independent Electoral Commission also has an official website most of the information has not been updated since 2016 but it has useful background. More up to date on the transition and forward plans is the official Office of the President website.


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