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updated Mon. December 11, 2017

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We've talked a lot about the Gambia these past few days, especially because this week marks the first anniversary of the victory of Adama Barrow in the presidential election of December 2. A victory that marked the end of Yahya Jammeh's 22 years' rule and the beginning of a new era for the country ...
However, in the last December 2016/2017, the use of this policy was intensified under the ECOWAS protocol and the AU and UN charters to abort a highly and endemic violence of monumental destruction that was conceived from a political construct and device designed by the Yahya Jammeh dictatorial ...

The former Gambian-French political dissident has argued that bringing Yahya Jammeh to face justice for crimes committed is not a priority for The Gambia. Speaking in an exclusive interview with this reporter over the weekend, Mr. Sidia Bayo said the country should rather focus on building pillars of ...
President Yahya Jammeh had ruled the tiny West African nation of Gambia with an iron grip for 22 years and vowed to rule for a billion more. Then, on Dec. 2, 2016, after a re-election campaign in which his security forces mercilessly harassed and intimidated the opposition, he somehow lost by roughly 50,000 votes to a ...
In a 2014, interview with Freedom Radio Gambia, the former junta spokesman Ex-army Captain Ebou Jallow, said he was given $100,000 dollars out of the $5 million dollars he transported by air from Taiwan to the Gambia, by the former Chairman of the AFPRC Yahya Jammeh. Mr. Jallow told Freedom ...
The Gambia has had media rights issues during the era of former leader Yahya Jammeh. journalists were said to have been arrested and held without trial whiles others also reportedly went missing. President Adama Barrow since taking office has promised respect for media freedoms. activists have also ...

Gambians have celebrated a year since long serving leader Yahya Jammeh was defeated at the polls. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The main event saw president Adama Barrow addressing citizens about the victory of December 2016 and warning that there was more work to be done to ...
While its case is peculiar because the newspaper - which is suspected of being owned by ex-president Yahya Jammeh - neglected to fulfill its tax obligations for over a decade due to its relationship with Jammeh, there are several media organisations incurring excessively high operational costs due to the ...
PRESIDENT FOR LIFE?--In this Dec. 17, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addresses people at an event before the closure of his party's 16th Annual Peoples Conference in Masvingo, south of the capital Harare. Mugabe celebrated his 93 birthday Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
We were made to think again hearing this message because going by the bragging of the former president reformer, Yahya Jammeh, our ...
Elements of The Gambia's armed forces are known to have maintained support for former president Yahya Jammeh following his ouster from ...
Some elements of the armed forces remain loyal to former president Yahya Jammeh, who was overthrown in January after 22 years in power.
The housing complex known as 'State House,' was previously occupied by former leader Yahya Jammeh who is currently on exile in Equatorial ...
We developed a strategy here at the bank [to replace those notes], as we also do not want to see Yahya Jammeh's face on the Dalasi. Yet it is ...
You know because of the fact that he is believed to be the money man behind the notorious dictatorship Yahya Jammeh. I remember that when ...
I read with a lot of interest your recent story titled '"Yahya Jammeh Used to Borrow money from Me," Amadou Samba tells Commission'.
"Yahya Jammeh does not own the Standard Chartered Bank House. It is my property. It is in the name of Afro Gambia Ltd, which I incorporated ...

Two years ago, former President Yahya Jammeh announced total ban on Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGMC) and placed tough ...
Both Yahya Jammeh and Robert Mugabe, pictured, played an instrumental role in the lives of so many people; as larger than life personalities, ...
Two years ago, former President Yahya Jammeh announced total ban on Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGMC) and placed tough ...
(JollofNews) - We fought alongside you for 22 years not only to remove Yahya Jammeh but also to institute participatory politics and governing ...
Mr. President, Yahya Jammeh was a dictator, who wanted to appear as a benevolent ruler. He therefore used and misused a self-concocted ...
Amie Bensuoda Again! I read with a lot of interest your recent story titled '"Yahya Jammeh Used to Borrow money from Me," Amadou Samba ...
The 12 soldiers were led by Capt. Yahya Jammeh, a relative and former aide to former President Yahya Jammeh, who was forced out of power ...
Yahya Jammeh is quite the opposite, and yet he is a rather fastidious dictator. He has no academic degree and retired with the rank of colonel ...
Yahya Jammeh never put a dime for the acquisition of the Kairaba Beach Hotel. It was only after he knew that Baba Jobe has completed the ...
... an irony, given that for 22 of those years they were under President Yahya Jammeh who is now being accused of human rights violations.
At the Janneh Commission "Yahya Jammeh Used to Borrow money from Me," Amadou Samba tells Commission Continuing his testimony this ...
The circumstances mirror what caused President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia to flee early this year after losing an election to opposition ...
Gambia: The Sale Of Kairab Hotel Bears The Signature Of Yahya Jammeh And Momodou Lamin Sonko, AKA Boto And Not Amadou Samba; ...
A clear indication of these facts happened during the former President Yahya Jammeh, where the police power and other state forces of ...
For 22 years, Gambia - a small West African nation of just under two million people - was ruled by strongman Yahya Jammeh. He is accused ...
Barrow, who defeated the now exiled former President Yahya Jammeh in general elections in December 2016, had named Mrs.
Gambia: Breaking News: "I'd Made My Fortune Before I Met Yahya Jammeh," Says Amadou Samba; Freedom Publishes Documents Tendered ...
He insisted consistently that he had a complicated relationship with Yahya Jammeh that most people are not aware of. "When I said that I ...
... group Alieu Bah condemned the decision of the police and compared their action to that of ousted ex president Yahya Jammeh's regime.
President Barrow had named her his vice in January this year after beating long-serving Yahya Jammeh in elections last December.
Banjul to bring ex-Gambian dictator and his acolytes to justice, pressure continues to mount on Gambian authorities to act against perpetratrors ...
She is no novice to politics having served in the erstwhile regime of exile president Yahya Jammeh. She is touted as one of the main brains ...
... Friday fired his interior minister and leader of one of the political parties that formed the coalition that toppled ex-President Yahya Jammeh.
... Kalilu Bayo, the Janneh Commission was yesterday made to understand that former President Yahya Jammeh's practice was entrenched as ...
... Gambian secretary general and minister of Presidential Affairs has defended working in the erstwhile regime of President Yahya Jammeh.
Many of these dictators lose touch with reality and behave in erratic ways. This is why Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia could proclaim that he ...
... Gambian secretary general and minister of Presidential Affairs has defended working in the erstwhile regime of President Yahya Jammeh.
Kalilu Bayo, the former secretary general at the Office of the former President Yahya Jammeh, was yesterday taken to task by the Janneh ...
A Gambian soldier, who demonstrated against dictator Yahya Jammeh's government while in exile in Senegal, has been denied reinstatement ...
That was why he was moved to Senegal. So I stayed [in Senegal] until Yahya Jammeh was out of the Gambia and eventually came home.
... to step down and the Gambia recently elected a new president after enduring more than two decades of Yahya Jammeh's dictatorship there.
... to step down and the Gambia recently elected a new president after enduring more than two decades of Yahya Jammeh's dictatorship there.
... the families of Deyda Hydara, Chief Ebrima Manneh and Musa Saidykhan for violation of their rights by Yahya Jammeh's administration.