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Jammeh Loses in Gambia Election Upset

Gambia's electoral commission says opposition candidate Adama Barrow has won an upset victory in the country's presidential poll, beating longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh. The Independent Electoral Commission announced Friday that Barrow won 263,000 votes, or 45 percent of the total, while Jammeh took 212,000 votes, about 36 percent. A third candidate, Mama Kandeh, won 17 percent. Commission chairman Alieu Momarr Njai told reporters that Jammeh will accept defeat, adding that...

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