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Gambia

Gambia

Population: 2.03 mn.
GDP: $0.964 bn.
Debt: $0.505 bn.

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Teflon Jammeh

Accusations of gross humans rights abuses and corrupt deals with the late Nigerian military leader, General Sani Abacha, barely worry President Yahya Jammeh. The Commonwealth and o...


Cold murder trail

Efforts to find out who murdered Deyda Hydara, Editor of The Point newspaper, on 16 December become more bizarre by the day. Gambian police arrested Wally Hakim Mahmoud, described ...


Jammeh rejection

West African diplomats were very relieved that Niger's President Mamadou Tandja beat Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh to win the chair of the Economic Community of West African Stat...


Fraud and the Fund

The International Monetary Fund is unconvinced by President Yahya Jammeh's anti-corruption campaign and the trial of five central bank officials on foreign exchange offences


Babagate or floodgate

Jammeh is busy boasting of oil riches and arresting old friends for corruption

Gambians in search of hope after a decade of impoverishment and repression under President Yahya Jammeh's regime might have had their spirits momentarily lifted after he announced ...


Friends new and old

Jammeh must keep new friends in D.C. away from old mates in Tripoli and Monrovia

In recent years, President Yahya Jammeh has quietly established himself as one of former Liberian President Charles Taylor's best allies in West Africa. Their relationship seemed ...


The re-election game

A fixed vote and foreign indifference will put Jammeh back in power

Almost no one expects a free vote on 18 October, when President Doctor Alhaji Yahya Jammeh (Colonel, Retired) is up for re-election (AC Vol 42 No 6). His supporters have stuffed th...


Jumping Jammeh

Corruption and vote-rigging draw attention to the President's election plans

It is easy to break Western precepts of good governance and still haul in international aid. President Yahya Jammeh's regime shows how. In December, the International Monetary Fund...


Under-confident

Are relations improving between Gambia and the Commonwealth? In 1995, the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) was set up to look at members' attitudes to democracy.


Death on the river

New troubles face President Yahya Jammeh following the shooting of 13 student demonstrators in early April (AC Vol 41 No 8). Opposition leader Oussainou Darboe was arrested on 21 J...


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