Seeds: The Gambian election took place on December 1st of this year when the President Jammeh (who had been in power since 1994 after a coup) initially said he would concede the election after losing by a small margin. Now, he says he wants to retain power. He said specifically, “I hereby reject the results.”
Core: Security forces have taken up the election commission headquarters amid mounting tension in the country. They are blocking the entrance so employees cannot enter
Skin: His actions have been criticized by many world leaders including the United Nations and African Union.
Leaves: Adama Barrow is currently the President-elect, although former President Jammeh is still insisting that he remain in power, despite many calls for him to step down.
Food For Thought: What do you think of the election?
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