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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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Peace deals and petro-wealth

Gambia's eccentric putschist President Yahya Jammeh faces a new crisis after the arrest of close advisor Baba Jobe (listed by the UN as a dealer on conflict diamonds)...


Friends new and old

In recent years, President Yahya Jammeh has quietly established himself as one of former Liberian President Charles Taylor's best allies in West Africa...


Meltdown in Monrovia

His past African experience has not been extensive, though on a trip to Gambia in 1990 his security was assured by a young army officer named Yahya Jammeh, who became President in a 1994 coup...


From crisis to crisis

Opposition to Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh is becoming more outspoken as economic stagnation deepens, not helped by the problems of Casamance and Guinea Bissau, and the opposition says tax rises in the 2003 budget aim to drive out foreign workers...


Part of the union

The reformers are led by South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki, Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo and Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade (even though their own reform records are less than stellar); the dissidents, led by Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi, are a motley collection of autocrats such as Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, Kenya's President Daniel arap Moi and Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who style themselves as African nationalists opposed to foreign interference...


Wade's wide world

As yet, there is no sign of a Casamance dividend from Wade's improving relations with Gambian President Yahya Jammeh...


The re-election game

Almost no one expects a free vote on 18 October, when President Doctor Alhaji Yahya Jammeh (Colonel, Retired) is up for re-election (AC Vol 42 No 6)...

The five presidential candidates are:   Yahya Jammeh, for the party he set up for the 1996-97 elections, the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC)...


Wade's blue wave

His reservations notwithstanding, Wade will certainly need the support promised by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh (a traditional friend of the MFDC) and by Guinea Bissau's President Kumba Yale...


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...


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