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Gambia

Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh

Date of Birth: 25/05/1965
Place of Birth: Kanilai, Gambia


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Endgame of throne?

Obiang has provided sanctuary for Yahya Jammeh the ousted dictator of Gambia but it is doubted he could do more than that for the Eswatini king...


Doublethink in Ecowas

When Mamadou Tandja tried to prolong his stay in power in Niger in 2009 Ecowas pressed the European Union to impose aid sanctions and when Gambian strongman Yahya Jammeh sought to ignore election defeat in late 2016 the bloc piled on military threat and diplomatic pressure until he departed into exile...


Sall roots out rebels

When former strongman Yahya Jammeh was nudged out of power in Gambia Sadio now widely regarded as an ageing has-been lost his support base there (AC Vol 58 No 3 Jammeh's long goodbye)...


Pushing out the privateers

Neighbouring Gambia has had a chequered relationship with African Petroleum with the disputed offshore blocks A1 and A4 already having been stripped from African Petroleum and its partner Buried Hill Energy in 2014 by former President Yahya Jammeh...


Sall safe for second term

They have nowhere to go since their last protector former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh was ousted after losing the 2016 presidential election (AC Vol 58 No 3 Jammeh's long goodbye)...


Separatists on the march

Although the leader of the MFDC Salif Sadio declared a unilateral ceasefire in 2014 after talks with Macky Sall's government at the Vatican the rebels continue to operate and in 2017 defied the Economic Community of West African States' intervention in Gambia by siding with forces loyal to the then President Yahya Jammeh...


No licence to drill

Barrow's government is uneasy we hear about the relationship between Timis and ex-President Yahya Jammeh who oversaw the allocation of licences...


Jammeh's long goodbye

Jubilation at the departure of ex-President Yahya Jammeh was stained with suspicion and anger as the story spread that he had been granted immunity from prosecution and had plundered the exchequer (AC Vol 58 No 1 Jammeh feels the heat)...


The scramble for the chair

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma ends her term of office having disappointed many member states although she was congratulated for supporting the Economic Community of West African States' intervention in The Gambia which ushered Yahya Jammeh from power after he lost elections in December but refused to stand down...

However the AU's support of the intervention that forced Yahya Jammeh out of the Gambian presidency has allowed Dlamini-Zuma to leave on a high note...


Jammeh feels the heat

Yahya Jammeh has until then to step down and there are no signs that he will comply...


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