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Soldiers mass on The Gambia's borders

January 19th, 2017

Episode 932 of 1091 episodes

Soldiers mass on The Gambia's borders. The Gambia's political crisis deepens. Soldiers from neighbouring west African states are massing along its borders. New President Adama Barrow is sworn into office in Sengal, thousands flee the nation as the deadlock over disputed elections intensifies. Meanwhile, Britain's prime minister tells the global elites gathered at Davos they need to be a bit less elite. But will they listen? We talk to Tom Keene, editor-at-large at Bloomberg News, and Katie Martin, deputy head of FastFT, an online news service from the Financial Times.

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