Yahya Jammeh

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AllAfrica.com
Symposium Marks Killing of Deyda Hydaramigration and how it affects media development and press freedom'. One of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
migration and how it affects media development and press freedom'. One of the hallmarks of the 22 years government of Yahya Jammeh, which ended in December 2016, was torture, enforced disappearance, arbitrary arrest and detention, and killing... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gambian ex-interior minister to remain in custodythe west African state of Gambia. Trial International, an international justice
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
the west African state of Gambia. Trial International, an international justice organisation, accused Sonko of having personally taken part in what it described as torture between 2006 and 2016. Sonko served under ousted Gambian leader Yahya Ja... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tribute to Deyda Hydaralawyer Ousman Sillah on the night of 26 December 2003. The "Green Boys", a cla
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
lawyer Ousman Sillah on the night of 26 December 2003. The "Green Boys", a clandestine group claiming to support President Yahya Jammeh made death threats firstly against Alagi Yorro Jallow, Managing editor of the bi-weekly newspaper the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Attorney General, More MDs Appear at the 'Janneh' Commissionof Justice and dismissed on the 23rdApril, 1996. According to him, sometime in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of Justice and dismissed on the 23rdApril, 1996. According to him, sometime in 1996, the then Chairman of the AFPRC, Yahya Jammeh, asked him on the phone to see him at State House and told him that Captain Ebou Jallow had transferred... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Groups Oppose Amnesty for Jammeh's Inner Circlehas begun debate on a bill to shed light on serious human rights violations com
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
has begun debate on a bill to shed light on serious human rights violations committed during the rule of former President Yahya Jammeh. The debate started on Wednesday (today) amid calls by rights groups for the National Assembly to amend the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Truth Commission to Uncover Jammeh Abuses2017, is an important opportunity to shed light on human rights violations comm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
2017, is an important opportunity to shed light on human rights violations committed during the rule of former President Yahya Jammeh, Human Rights Watch said today. The National Assembly should amend the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Martial - 'Second Accused Person Was Tortured' - Lawyer Jobecalled by Captain Alhajie Camara sometime in July at the then NIA Headquarters,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
called by Captain Alhajie Camara sometime in July at the then NIA Headquarters, Banjul. "A short moment later, Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh, the third accused person was brought and I was introduced to him as the independent witness," Bernard said. He... Read more
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Ekklesia
Truth Commission proposed for Gambia2017, is an important opportunity to shed light on human rights violations comm
Ekklesia / Posted 4 days ago
2017, is an important opportunity to shed light on human rights violations committed during the rule of former President Yahya Jammeh, Human Rights Watch says. The National Assembly should amend the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Record Number of Journalists Jailed As Turkey, China, Egypt Pay Scant Price for Repressionchange of government, however, may lead CPJ to reclassify a journalist's status
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
change of government, however, may lead CPJ to reclassify a journalist's status. In Gambia, where long-serving leader Yahya Jammeh was ousted in December 2016, the government of President Adama Barrow has expressed interest in determining what... Read more
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Newsweek
Zimbabwe dumped Mugabe, but will other African countries do the same to their dictators?not much you can do about it.” A few of Africa’s long-ruling leaders fell in t
Newsweek / Posted 5 days ago
not much you can do about it.” A few of Africa’s long-ruling leaders fell in the last year. In December 2016, Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh was voted out in a surprise election result, bringing his 22 years of autocratic rule to an end. In August, José... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jammeh Alone Cannot Be Blamed for the Atrocities Committed Says NPP LeaderThe leader of the National Progressive Party (NPP) has said that the former pre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The leader of the National Progressive Party (NPP) has said that the former president Yahya Jammeh alone cannot be blamed for all the human right violations and atrocities committed during the past 22 years. "What is important now is for Gambians to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank Official Reveals Jammeh Account Detailsof Justice and was dismissed on the 23 April, 1996. According to him, sometime
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of Justice and was dismissed on the 23 April, 1996. According to him, sometime in 1996, the then chairman of the AFPRC, Yahya Jammeh, asked him on the phone to see him at State House and told him that Captain Ebou Jallow had transferred... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sheikh Sidia Bayo Arrested, Arraigneda political party in the Gambia; that he formed a political organisation in the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
a political party in the Gambia; that he formed a political organisation in the year 2012 in Senegal when ex-President Yahya Jammeh was in power and named it the National Transitional Council Gambia; that the Senegalese Government during the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Clowns of Democracywere. You may wish to number among such men Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada of Ugan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
were. You may wish to number among such men Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada of Uganda and the former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, who decked himself with the longest title in the world. He was addressed as His Excellency Sheikh Professor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Martial - Military Officers TestifyGeneral Court-Martial at Yundum barracks in the ongoing criminal trial of 12 so
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
General Court-Martial at Yundum barracks in the ongoing criminal trial of 12 soldiers. The accused persons namely, Captain Yahya Jammeh, Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh, Sergeant Baboucarr Sanneh, Sergeant Malick Bojang, Corporal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Naval Chief Appears Before the 'Janneh' Commissionwith them at sea. Commodore Senghore was summoned to explain the acquisition o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
with them at sea. Commodore Senghore was summoned to explain the acquisition of fishing boats by the former President Yahya Jammeh, at a tune of D10, 000,000.00 and how he became involve in the transactions. Commodore Senghore said he has... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
Dayton Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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FOX News
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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FOX News
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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New York Daily News
After Mugabe, Africa's other longtime leaders feel a chillfrom a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decli
New York Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
from a popular uprising, especially one angry over economic stagnation or decline. Early this year Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh was forced to flee into exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a... Read more
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Canberra Times
'The people who are suffocating will wake up': African leaders ponder own fate in 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
in 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule. In January, Gambia's erratic ruler Yahya Jammeh fled after regional pressure ended his 22-year reign. Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos stepped down... Read more
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WA Today
'The people who are suffocating will wake up': African leaders ponder own fatein 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
in 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule. In January, Gambia's erratic ruler Yahya Jammeh fled after regional pressure ended his 22-year reign. Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos stepped down... Read more
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The Age
'Sooner or later, the people who are suffocating will wake up': after Mugabe, African leaders ponder own fatein 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
in 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule. In January, Gambia's erratic ruler Yahya Jammeh fled after regional pressure ended his 22-year reign. Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos stepped down... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Sooner or later, the people who are suffocating will wake up': after Mugabe, African leaders ponder own fatein 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
in 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule. In January, Gambia's erratic ruler Yahya Jammeh fled after regional pressure ended his 22-year reign. Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos stepped down... Read more
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Eye Witness News
After Mugabe, African leaders wonder what nextin 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
in 2014 as he tried to change the constitution and extend his decades-long rule. In January, Gambia’s erratic ruler Yahya Jammeh fled after regional pressure ended his 22-year reign. Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos stepped down... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nearly U.S.$10 Million Spent On Maintenance of Aircrafts, Over D72 M On Hajj Packages'-Lamin Chamto clear security anytime he was supposed to meet the president at state house
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
to clear security anytime he was supposed to meet the president at state house through protocols. "My relationship with Yahya Jammeh was more on the phone than meeting him personally and he never visited me at my house. He used to invite me to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rebuilding After the Dictator - New Gambia's Slow Road to Reformcorrupt governance in order to build a fresh democratic system? That's the chal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
corrupt governance in order to build a fresh democratic system? That's the challenge currently facing The Gambia. Since Yahya Jammeh lost the 2016 elections and finally relinquished power under regional pressure in January 2017, the new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Amadou Samba Participated in the Sale of Kairaba,' Momodou Lamin Sonkofor MA Kharafi and Sons while making clarifications on the acquisition of Kaira
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
for MA Kharafi and Sons while making clarifications on the acquisition of Kairaba Beach Hotel by the former President Yahya Jammeh, confirmed that business tycoon Amadou Samba, was indeed involved in the sale of the said hotel. According to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Won't End Like Mugabe10 different ways this can go down, including surprisingly even through an elec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
10 different ways this can go down, including surprisingly even through an election. Last year in The Gambia, despot Yahya Jammeh, who was also secure and had a feared presidential guard protecting him, lost an election to Adama Barrow.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Principal On Trial for False InformationMagistrates' Court on Friday, 17 November 2017 to face a single charge of givin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Magistrates' Court on Friday, 17 November 2017 to face a single charge of giving false information to the ex-president Yahya Jammeh. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. When the case was called before Magistrate Faal, the accused person, Mr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Acted Middle Man for Former President,' Amadou SambaI knew that everything about the hotel was meant for ex-President Jammeh becaus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
I knew that everything about the hotel was meant for ex-President Jammeh because after all, Baba Jobe was working for Yahya Jammeh and at the time Baba appointed me, he was the 'de facto' operator." Mr. Samba testified that it was based on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Whatsapp Case - Court-Martial Remands 12 Soldiers At Mile IIII Fakebba S. Camara and also the Officer Under Instruction is Captain Moro F.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
II Fakebba S. Camara and also the Officer Under Instruction is Captain Moro F. Sanneh. The accused persons are Captain Yahya Jammeh, Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh, Sergeant Baboucarr Sanneh, Sergeant Malick Bojang, Corporal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Weeks of Intensive Training Ends in Kanilaithe Kanilai Camp, he said it was in 1996 when soldiers were first deployed to K
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
the Kanilai Camp, he said it was in 1996 when soldiers were first deployed to Kanilai, the birth place of the ex-president Yahya Jammeh, as a guard post; that this was later increased to the strength of a Battalion; that in January 2017 after the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers to Face Court Martial Todaysaid the twelve accused soldiers who are to appear in court are: Captain Yaya J
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
said the twelve accused soldiers who are to appear in court are: Captain Yaya Jammeh, Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju, Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh, Sergeant Baboucarr Sanneh, Sergeant Malick Bojang, Corporal Sulayman Sanyang, Corporal Lamin Gibba, Corporal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lang Conteh Narrates Ordeal With the Former Regimebefore the 'Janneh' Commission that is probing into the financial dealings, ass
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
before the 'Janneh' Commission that is probing into the financial dealings, assets and close associates of former president Yahya Jammeh, the former Foreign Exchange Manager at the Central Bank of The Gambia Lang Conteh, alleged that the 'Paul'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Other African Countries Follow Burundi Out of the ICC?court blocked the process. In February, Gambia reversed its withdrawal notice i
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
court blocked the process. In February, Gambia reversed its withdrawal notice issued in November 2016 by former dictator Yahya Jammeh, who in December last year lost elections to Adama Barrow. Rights groups accused Jammeh - who mockingly called... Read more

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