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ECOWAS (Economic Community of Western Africa States) troops stand watch at a market on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. ECOWAS is in Gambia to ensure a safe transition of power after authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country two days prior, admitting defeated to the current president, Adama Barrow.

 A ferry carrying people who fled Gambia arrives in Banjul a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

A ferry carrying people who fled Gambia arrives in Banjul a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

 Ulhaji Sesay, 14, his sister, Fatemahta, 6, and brother, Jibril, 12, wait for their mother outside the Banjul Ferry Terminal after returning home on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. The family had not been to school in one month since fleeing the country.

Ulhaji Sesay, 14, his sister, Fatemahta, 6, and brother, Jibril, 12, wait for their mother outside the Banjul Ferry Terminal after returning home on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. The family had not been to school in one month since fleeing the country.

 A group of young men race each other on the beach on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.

A group of young men race each other on the beach on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.

 Beach chairs at the Paradise Beach Bar remain empty on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.

Beach chairs at the Paradise Beach Bar remain empty on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.

 Volunteers wait to help families find transportation after returning home to Gambia, a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

Volunteers wait to help families find transportation after returning home to Gambia, a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

 People cheer as ECOWAS (Economic Community of Western Africa States) troops from Senegal gather outside the Gambian statehouse on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. ECOWAS is in Gambia to ensure a safe transition of power after authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country two days prior, admitting defeated to the current president, Adama Barrow.

People cheer as ECOWAS (Economic Community of Western Africa States) troops from Senegal gather outside the Gambian statehouse on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. ECOWAS is in Gambia to ensure a safe transition of power after authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country two days prior, admitting defeated to the current president, Adama Barrow.

 Families who fled the country wait to board buses after returning home a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

Families who fled the country wait to board buses after returning home a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

 Gambian President Adama Barrow arrives at Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.

Gambian President Adama Barrow arrives at Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.

 Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results

Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results

  Gambian police officers follow the convoy of Gambian President Adama Barrow as it leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 

 Gambian police officers follow the convoy of Gambian President Adama Barrow as it leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 

  Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow watch as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 

 Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow watch as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 

 Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow wave and cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.

Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow wave and cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.

Gambia Has Decided for Getty Images
 A ferry carrying people who fled Gambia arrives in Banjul a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.
 Ulhaji Sesay, 14, his sister, Fatemahta, 6, and brother, Jibril, 12, wait for their mother outside the Banjul Ferry Terminal after returning home on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. The family had not been to school in one month since fleeing the country.
 A group of young men race each other on the beach on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.
 Beach chairs at the Paradise Beach Bar remain empty on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.
 Volunteers wait to help families find transportation after returning home to Gambia, a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.
 People cheer as ECOWAS (Economic Community of Western Africa States) troops from Senegal gather outside the Gambian statehouse on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. ECOWAS is in Gambia to ensure a safe transition of power after authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country two days prior, admitting defeated to the current president, Adama Barrow.
 Families who fled the country wait to board buses after returning home a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.
 Gambian President Adama Barrow arrives at Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.
 Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results
  Gambian police officers follow the convoy of Gambian President Adama Barrow as it leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 
  Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow watch as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 
 Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow wave and cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.
Gambia Has Decided for Getty Images

ECOWAS (Economic Community of Western Africa States) troops stand watch at a market on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. ECOWAS is in Gambia to ensure a safe transition of power after authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country two days prior, admitting defeated to the current president, Adama Barrow.

A ferry carrying people who fled Gambia arrives in Banjul a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

Ulhaji Sesay, 14, his sister, Fatemahta, 6, and brother, Jibril, 12, wait for their mother outside the Banjul Ferry Terminal after returning home on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. The family had not been to school in one month since fleeing the country.

A group of young men race each other on the beach on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.

Beach chairs at the Paradise Beach Bar remain empty on January 24, 2017 in Serekunda, The Gambia. Many popular travel destinations still remain empty after an exodus of tourists during a period of political instability.

Volunteers wait to help families find transportation after returning home to Gambia, a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

People cheer as ECOWAS (Economic Community of Western Africa States) troops from Senegal gather outside the Gambian statehouse on January 23, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. ECOWAS is in Gambia to ensure a safe transition of power after authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country two days prior, admitting defeated to the current president, Adama Barrow.

Families who fled the country wait to board buses after returning home a day after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jemmeh left the country, on January 22, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Jammeh was defeated by the current president, Adama Barrow, ending his 22 year rule.

Gambian President Adama Barrow arrives at Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.

Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results

 Gambian police officers follow the convoy of Gambian President Adama Barrow as it leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 

 Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow watch as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results. 

Supporters of Gambian President Adama Barrow wave and cheer as he leaves Banjul International Airport on January 26, 2017 in Banjul, The Gambia. Barrow had been staying in Senegal after authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down following December election results.

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