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Gambians flee amid election violence fears as Jammeh refuses to step down

Thousands of Gambians have been fleeing to neighbouring countries ahead of Thursday’s presidential inauguration amid fears of an outbreak of post-electoral violence over the incumbent leader’s refusal to step down. Over the past few days, ferries leaving Gambia for neighbouring Senegal have been packed as the post-electoral showdown gripping this tiny, impoverished West African nation reaches…

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