Adama Barrow has been in Senegal since the weekend (Image credit: REUTERS)

Gambia crisis: Barrow inauguration in Senegal as Jammeh stays put

The man who won The Gambia's disputed election says he will be sworn in as president at the country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal.

The message, posted on Adama Barrow's social media accounts, invited the general public to attend the ceremony.

Last-ditch efforts by regional leaders to convince Yahya Jammeh to step down as president failed overnight.

He lost elections last month, but wants the results annulled citing errors in the electoral process.

West African military forces are ready to enforce a transfer of power in The Gambia, a popular beach destination among...Read more...

Source: bbc.com