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As US President Donald Trump assumes power, we look at the hurdles ahead for his economic plans, plus geopolitical and environmental implications. Meanwhile, the Gambia's chief of defence forces pledges his allegiance to the country's new president. It's a major shift in the power battle as efforts continue to encourage defeated Yahya Jammeh to cede power. We address the long term impact of the stand-off.