The Gambia’s Election and Communication Blackout

Today, The Gambia is going to the poll to elect a new president. There are three presidential candidates, mainly the incumbent President Yahya Jammeh of the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Reconstruction, Adama Barrow of the Independent Coalition of parties, who is the sole candidate for the coalition of opposition parties and Mamma Kandeh, of the Gambia Democratic Congress. However, many observers believe the main contest will be between the president and Mr. Adama Barrow. With an extremely long queue at many voting stations outside of the capital, Banjul, the … Continue reading The Gambia’s Election and Communication Blackout