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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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Wang Jin-pyng

He has dispatched Wang Jin-pyng, Speaker of Taiwan's legislature, to Gambia's Revolution Day celebrations, which commemorate the 22 July 1994 coup that brought Yahya Jammeh to power and eventually resulted in diplomatic recognition for Taipei...


Progress in Port of Spain

This follows growing unease at authoritarian developments in such countries as Gambia, whose President Yahya Jammeh has threatened to kill human rights activists (AC Vol 50 No 22)...


Jammeh says what he thinks

President Yahya Jammeh is due at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Trinidad and Tobago in the second half of November...


Fifteen years of one-man rule

Since Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh led a succesful coup just 15 years ago on 22 July 1994, he has managed his small country against strong domestic complaints, but without much interference from the neighbours...


No free speech here

By gaoling opposition journalists, President Yahya Jammeh makes himself look insecure...


Mutually assured destruction

His host, President Yahya Jammeh, whose regime has profitable links with the region’s drug trafficking and arms trading networks, has long meddled in the politics of Guinea Bissau and Senegal’s Casamance Region...


Yom Ashura

In both Senegal and Gambia, there has also been a rash of 'kill the batty-man' (pejorative Caribbean slang for homosexual) lyrics among local wannabe reggae artists, their homophobia echoing not only their Jamaican idols but also Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh...


Before and after the voting

The erratic, dictatorial regime of President Yahya Jammeh (AC Vol 48 No 5) is midway between elections, which generates a politicallull, and the opposition is feeble...


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