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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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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...


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...


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