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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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Catching the boat

Sadio's faction may have been helped by Libyan Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's network probably through Mane and Gambian President Yahya Jammeh who has many connections with his Jola brothers in the MFDC...


Under-confident

The following year President Yahya Jammeh announced a return to civilian rule but the Commonwealth declined to send observers to what looked like a flawed election...


Death of a veteran

Mane's links had been with the pro-Islamic Lamin Sadio faction of the MFDC also supported by Mane's ally President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia...


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)...


Wade makes his mark

As soon as he came to power he visited Bissau's new President Kumba Yalla then went to Gambia to visit President Yahya Jammeh who also fancied himself as a mediator because of his ethnic affinity with the Diola people of lower Casamance...


Students shot

It could be a turning point for President Yahya Jammeh's regime already battered this year by allegations of corruption...


Friends of Sani

President Yahya Jammeh's office had hired Chantrils to market 20 000 barrels a day of oil given by General Sani Abacha from August 1996 until he died in June 1998...


Postponing the new order

Interfering in internal affairsPresident Yahya Jammeh resents any Commonwealth intrusion into his Gambian mini-state...


Tougher talk

Longer standing coup-makers such as Togo's Gnassingbé Eyadéma and Gambia's Yahya Jammeh whose elections and attempts to legitimise their rule haven't won international acceptance are off the hook...


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