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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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The hostile host

After announcing on 22 March that his doughty security agents had foiled yet another coup plot, the tenth in twelve years, President Yahya Jammeh returned to Banjul under cover of darkness amid heavy security...


Human wrongs

Sassou-Nguesso and Colonel Yahya Jammeh, due to host the next summit in Banjul in June) took power through coups d'état...


Oil and oligarchs

GAMBIA: In October, President Yahya Jammeh will stand for a third term in office and is expected to rig his way back to power...


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...


Cold murder trail

In early February National Intelligence Agency agents arrested the Inspector General of Police, Landing Badjie, on orders of President Yahya Jammeh whose office accused Badjie of putting himself in 'compromising situations with individuals under investigation for endangering the security and health of the people'...


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 States (ECOWAS) at its summit in Accra, Ghana, on 18-19 January...


Peace, or else

Peace in Casamance may also reduce the influence of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who is under scrutiny following the December murder of respected independent journalist Deyda Hydara...


Too much sopi

Despite the official involvement of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh in peace negotiations, there are suspicions of covert support, partly because of Diola solidarity...


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 (AC Vol 45 No 5)...


Babagate or floodgate

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 the discovery of 'large amounts of oil' last month...


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