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Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh

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


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No freedom of the press

The announcement by United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on 9 February that Gambia’s putschist President Yahya Jammeh had requested UN assistance in the case of ‘Chief’ Ebrima Manneh was greeted with general scepticism...


Ma’s labours lost

He challenged President Blaise Compaoré to a press-up contest in Burkina Faso and took penalty kicks in Gambia against President Yahya Jammeh and his cabinet...


Recognition mission

Lucia, Nicaragua and Guatemala, he flew to Gambia for President Yahya Jammeh’s 19 January inauguration...


Fatou Bensouda

Putschist President Yahya Jammeh appointed her Attorney General and Justice Minister in 1998...


Palace plotters

(Kamara is Gambian President Yahya Jammeh’s brother-in-law...


‘No monster’ Jammeh heads for victory

Putschist President Yahya Jammeh will win re-election for the third time on 24 November at the head of his Alliance for Patriotic Reconciliation and Construction (APRC)...


Iranian guns and a king in Banjul

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who has run a corrupt and brutal regime for the past 16 years, had been a useful, if minor, ally for Tehran in West Africa...


Coups and cocaine

The enforced celebration of 'Freedom Day' on 22 July, the 16th anniversary of President Yahya Jammeh's coup, prompted protests by exiles and human rights groups, who say the regime is increasingly repressive and that Banjul has become a regional centre for organised crime...


The international Islamist

Pass the preacher President Yahya Jammeh's Gambia, where growing Islamism is not officially discouraged, then accepted Al Faisal...


Opening time at Osu Castle

So does his failure to win an apology from Gambia’s erratic Yahya Jammeh after the murder of 40 Ghanaians near Banjul (AC Vol 50 No 15)...


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