President Yahya Jammeh is reportedly conceding defeat after ruling The Gambia for 22 years.
The chairman of the electoral commission, Alieu Momar Njie, had this to say:
It’s really unique that someone who has been ruling this country for so long has accepted defeat.”
A reporter with the UK’s Guardian newspaper in The Gambia is tweeting details about the breaking news that President Jammeh is to concede defeat to opposition leader Adama Barrow.
She says that a video of his concession speech is being prepared.