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(JollofNews) - President Adama Barrow of the Gambia Wednesday named and confirmed the appointments of more ministers into his cabinet.
During his tenure as President, Obama has met African leaders for talks at the White House in Washington DC. More often than not, these leaders are seen at the famous fireplace in the Oval Office, with the bust of Abraham Lincoln behind.

He pointed out that Gambia, which under Yahya Jammeh had announced its own intention to withdraw, has since under the governance of President Adama Barrow rescinded the notice.
Gambian police have detained ex-president Yahya Jammeh's former spy chief, the infamous Yankuba Badjie. The new regime is moving fast to clear out Jammeh's henchmen a few weeks after the end of 22 years of brutal rule.
Days after Yahya Jammeh's departure, I met Haruna's widow, Fatimah, with Ebrima and his sister Isatou. They recalled the early Nineties, when "Cousin Yahya" would drop by for green tea in his army officer's uniform and brag about becoming the next ...
Gambia's former spymaster and head of the National intelligence Agency (NIA), Yankuba Badjie, has been arrested. rights groups say the NIA was involved in the disappearance and torture of critics of ex-President Yahya Jammeh. Mr Badjie is the first of ...

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 on Tuesday, to be removed from power in the same way that Gambia's dictator, Yahya Jammeh, was booted out last month. He criticised the role played by the AU ...
Gambian police have confirmed the arrest ot two top security allies of the former President Yahya Jammeh, local news portal SMBC reports.
Days after Yahya Jammeh's departure, I met Haruna's widow, Fatimah, with Ebrima and his sister Isatou. They recalled the early Nineties, when "Cousin Yahya" would drop by for green tea in his army officer's uniform and brag about becoming the next ...
"You be the judge by comparing Abdou Diouf to Yahya Jammeh". Lol. May be it is the same reasons why the Gambian presidents tend to stay in power more than their Senegalese counterparts.
Good luck next time. Episode 6: The skeptics were worried that even if Yahya Jammeh lost the elections he will not leave power.
Dozens of opposition supporters in the Gambia have been arrested by police in the western town of Kafenda - a stronghold of the former leader, Yahya Jammeh, an opposition spokesperson and former information minister has said. Seedy Njie, now the ...
The tensions that followed the historic electoral defeat of Gambia strongman President Yahya Jammeh has been a litmus test for democracy in Africa beyond the tiny West African nation.
The former vice-President of the Gambia, Madame Isatou Njie Saidy, speaking on behalf of the cabinet ministers of the previous government under Yahya Jammeh, assured the current government of their full cooperation to make the transition process ...
During the week, someone told us that he was able to access the Freedom Newspaper, which used to be blocked by former dictator Yahya Jammeh. He said the paper is up and running in the Gambia. Now multiple sources have complained to us that the ...
police in the Gambia have arrested over fifty supporters of the former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal.
The 22-year rule of former President Yahya Jammeh was marred by clampdowns on dissenting views, enforced disappearances and detention without trial, creating a climate of fear.

Here and now in the 21 century, Yahya Jammeh can easily be referred to as the incarnation of Ivan the terrible. Yahya Jammeh over the years progressively became terrifying for The Gambia. For 22 years Yahya used the state machinery to deal with his ...
Abuja - Representative Edwin Snowe, Jr., one of Liberia's five representatives to the ECOWAS Parliament, has appealed to his regional colleagues to ...
This was during dictator Yahya Jammeh's rule, sources said. According to sources, Mr. Njie flew from Dakar, to Banjul, where he conducted a feasibility study about Mr. Jah's proposed TV.
On 21 January Yahya Jammeh left Gambia. Within minutes of the erstwhile dictator's departure on a private jet, relieved crowds began to gather at Westfield Junction, a popular meeting point in Serrekunda, the largest town in the country.
Pensioner Sarjo Manneh celebrated more joyfully than most when former leader Yahya Jammeh agreed to leave The Gambia in January.
Banjul (Gambia) (AFP) - Pensioner Sarjo Manneh celebrated more joyfully than most when former leader Yahya Jammeh agreed to leave The Gambia in January.
Days after Yahya Jammeh's departure, I met Haruna's widow, Fatimah, with Ebrima and his sister Isatou. They recalled the early Nineties, when "Cousin Yahya" would drop by for green tea in his army officer's uniform and brag about becoming the next ...
Barrow first took the oath of office at Gambia's Embassy in neighboring Senegal in January as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power. International pressure, including the threat of a regional military intervention, led Jammeh on Jan. 21 to ...
The swearing in ceremony, held at the country's Independence Square, comes days after Mr Barrow's election as leader of the country had been intially challenged by former President Yahya Jammeh. Mr Jammeh had conceded after the country's December, ...
Banjul: Pensioner Sarjo Manneh celebrated more joyfully than most when former leader Yahya Jammeh agreed to leave Gambia in January.
Mr Barrow, 51, talked of pressing economic challenges left over from the rule of his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh. "We have inherited an economy in decline," the new president said, and promised to attract investment in the technology sector, introduce ...
President Akufo-Addo was in Banjul to witness the official investiture of the new President Adama Barrow whose presidency had initially been challenged by former President Yahya Jammeh. Mr Jammeh had conceded after the country's December, 2016 ...
Barrow first took the oath of office at Gambia's embassy in neighboring Senegal in January as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power. International pressure, including the threat of a regional military intervention, led Jammeh on Jan. 21 to ...
February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia's independence from Britain, but many are also calling the day the birth of a third republic following the ousting of Yahya Jammeh at the ballot box. The festivities began Saturday morning at ...
He was sworn into office last month at Gambia's embassy in neighboring Senegal as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power.
Mr Barrow was sworn into office a month ago during a brief exile in Senegal as Yahya Jammeh refused to accept his defeat in a December election.
Several heads of state were scheduled to attend the ceremony for President Adama Barrow. He was sworn into office last month at Gambia's embassy in neighboring Senegal as former leader Yahya Jammeh refused to cede power. International pressure ...
The departure of his predecessor, Yahya Jammeh, who left for exile on January 21 after initially refusing to accept his December election defeat, ended two decades of repressive rule.
For as long as they can remember, Isatou and Ebrima Jammeh have been asked questions about their surname. But, up to now, they always denied any connections to their infamous uncle, Gambia's erstwhile dictator Yahya Jammeh. So desperate were they ...
With this state of disunity and discord, Yahya Jammeh exploited our weaknesses, knocked our heads together and used many of our brothers and sisters as enablers to prolong his grip on power, misusing state funds by buying two aircrafts for personal use ...
After longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh suffered a surprise election defeat in December 2016, he refused - after some deliberation - to accept the result.
Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement.
Yahya Jammeh never ceased to amaze me. He had mentors aplenty in other African leaders before him. For a long time to come Jammeh will remain an enigma and a metaphor for assessing African leaders.
Gambia's former president, Yahya Jammeh, has surfaced online after ceding power to president, Adama Barrow. Jammeh who was exiled to Equatorial Guinea was spotted with his wife, Alima Sallah, in a loved-up photo that recently surfaced online.
(JollofNews) - President Adama Barrow of the Gambia has defended his public meeting with former ministers of President Yahya Jammeh's APRC regime. The president has come under a lot criticism by some Gambians in the diaspora who have questioned ...
The Director of Mission and Dialogue at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Fr. Cornelius Afebu Omonokhua has commended the new Gambian President, Adama Barrow for reversing an Executive Order signed by his predecessor Yahya Jammeh who, ...
See photos as shared on social media by Abubakar Mohd Kareto: jammeh Photo.jpg. Meanwhile, Gambia's President Adama Barrow met with former ministers of the exiled former President Yahya Jammeh at his Kairaba office on Wednesday. RemmyAlex, 11 ...
KAMPALA, Uganda - A Ugandan military official says Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the West African country's troops.
The Minister for Defence, Dominic Nitiwul, has announced that Ghana's soldiers in the ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia, will be downsized to 50 soldiers.
citizens of small West African nation are seeking answers on relatives who went missing under Jammeh - Anadolu Agency.
He met former north London Argos security guard Adama Barrow, who was elected president in December and took office last month after predecessor Yahya Jammeh finally agreed to step down having initially fought the result. Their meeting confirmed that ...
UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson visited The Gambia on Tuesday, hailed President Adama Barrow's decision to rejoin the Commonwealth.
UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson visited The Gambia on Tuesday, hailed President Adama Barrow's decision to rejoin the Commonwealth.


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