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    World Gambian president brings back two Jammeh-era ministers – Punch Newspapers

    Two of Gambian former strongman Yahya Jammeh’s key ministers got back their former jobs in a sweeping reshuffle, the president’s office said Saturday. Eight ministries changed hands in the first major... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2KzE1iA Get more World News
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    World Gambia begins selling off Jammeh’s luxury cars, planes amid mounting debt – Premium Times

    Gambia is selling several planes and a fleet of luxury cars bought by former President Yahya Jammeh as it seeks to reduce a mountain of crippling debt contracted during the authoritarian leader’s decades-long rule. Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2G9EJNC Get more...
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    Politics Buhari Receives Gambian President, Barrow, in Abuja

    The President of Gambia, Adama Barrow, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria as a whole for the support given to his country. President Barrow who arrived Abuja today, the nation’s capital made this known at a brief meeting held with Buhari. Barrow further thanked President...
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    World Yahya Jammeh's Supporters Protest Over Military Presence In His Home

    Supporters of exiled former leader of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh staged protest against ECOMIG military presence and occupying of the ex-president’s home. The Gambia’s Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty in his late night televised statement on Saturday condemned the deadly riot that took place...
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    World Adama Barrow Appoints Nigerian, 4 Gambians As Supreme Court Justices

    President Adama Barrow of The Gambia has appointed and sworn in six new judges to top courts Monday, with Gambians dominating the list in a country that long relied on foreign justices under the former regime. Chief Justice Hassan Bubacar Jallow said the four appointed to the Supreme Court and...
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    World Gambian Lawyers Protest As Adama Barrow Appoints 4 Nigerian Judges

    Members of The Gambia Bar Association, GBA, have protested against the appointment of four Nigerians as High Court judges. The newly appointed Nigerian High Court judges are Justice Edward Ogar, Justice Mathias Olusegun Agboola, Justice Simeon Abi and Justice Matins U. Okoi. In a statement...
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    World Gambia Reverses Another Discriminatory Law Of Yahya Jammeh

    The government of Adama Barrow has reformed the Gambia’s electoral laws barely two months to the National Assembly elections. The new laws, according to Gambia SMBCO received the blessings of the APRC lawmakers reduced the deposit for people contesting National Assembly elections from D50,000...
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    World Gambia: President Barrow Sacks Army Chief

    Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the country's head of armed forces, Gen Ousman Badjie. BBC reports that General Badjie has reportedly been replaced by his predecessor General Masanneh Kinteh. Gen Badjie declared his loyalty to the former President Yahya Jammeh after December's...
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    World Gambia: Adama Barrow Sworn in Again [PHOTOS]

    African leaders are currently at the Independence Stadium in Banju, the Gambia capital to celebrate the inauguration of President Adama Barrow in the country. Barrow will be sworn-in by the new Chief Justice, Justice Hassan Jallow. Barrow was initially sworn in on January 16 at the Gambian...
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    World Gambia Returns To The Commonwealth After 4 Years

    The Gambia is to rejoin The Commonwealth within months - after four years outside the group of 52 states. The Gambian government withdrew in 2013 under its then leader Yahya Jammeh, who called it a “neo-colonial institution”. But Adama Barrow, who was sworn in as president in January, lived in...
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    World Adama Barrow Reverses Yahaya Jammeh's Policy, Return Gambia To ICC

    Gambian President Adama Barrow has reiterated his pre-election promise that the country will not pull out of the International Criminal Court (ICC), reversing the decision of his predecessor Yahya Jammeh who had denounced it as the "International Caucasian Court for the persecution and...
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    World Gambia's President, Adama Barrow Scraps Jammeh's 4-Day-Week Policy

    Gambia's new president, Adama Barrow has scrapped the four-day week policy introduced by his predecessor Yahya Jammeh. In a statement Adama Barrow said that public sector employees would now have to work a half-day on Fridays too. Four years ago, Mr Jammeh had said the country's mainly...
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    World Gambia Kills Dog That Bite Barrow's Son To Death Amidst Witchcraft Rumours

    A dog that killed the son of Gambian President Adama Barrow has been put down, an agriculture ministry source said, with mystery over the circumstances sparking witchcraft rumours amid political turmoil in the country. Eight-year-old Habibou, one of Barrow’s five children, died after the attack...
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    World Jammeh Leaves Entourage Stranded In Guinea Conakry

    Senegalese forces continue to make arrests of former Yahya Jammeh loyalists in The Gambia’s security set up as the former President left most of them stranded at the Guinea Conakry. The latest being four guards assigned to Jammeh’s wife, Zineb Souma Jammeh, who were arrested while trying to...
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    World Gambia: ECOWAS Forces Raid Jammeh's House, Seize Powerful Weapons

    The ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) has seized weapons and ammunition from the private home of exiled former President Yahya Jammeh in his hometown in the west of the country. The commander of the joint mission, General François Ndiaye announced the seizure on Monday without specifying...
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    World President Barrow Runs From Statehouse, Rules Gambia From Hotel

    President Adama Barrow may not be ruling The Gamba from The State House in Banjul until it is declared safe. Barrow has not been given an all clear to head to the Gambia’s presidential compound, which is also the official seat of the government. A credible threat to Mr. Barrow’s life has been...
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    World Jammeh Donates All Harvested Rice In His Farm To President Barrow

    Former President Yahya Jammeh has donated all his proceeds harvested from the 2016 farms to President Adama Barrow to be distributed to women in the small West African country. Jammeh stated this on Gambian state TV over the weekend. He said: “I hereby wish President Adama Barrow all the...
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    World Jammeh Congratulates Barrow, Offers Sincere Advice

    Gambian former President Yahya Jammeh has congratulated President Adama Barrow. Jammeh extended his felicitation in a message read on Gambian state TV over the weekend. “I hereby wish President Adama Barrow all the best from the bottom of my heart. The Almighty Allah has decided, and I will...
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    World ECOWAS Troops Discover Deadly Threat Planted By Jammeh To Kill Adama Barrow

    Economic Council of West African States, ECOWAS troops in The Gambia have reported a large cache of sophisticated arms and ammunition missing from State House in Banjul. The Point, Gambian newspaper quoted informed sources that the troops also found that all the air conditioners in State House...
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    World Adama Barrow To Return To Gambia Tomorrow

    Gambia’s President Adama Barrow is due to return to Gambia on Thursday, a senior aide Amie Bojang said on Wednesday. Barrow who was inaugurated in neighbouring Senegal as mediators sought an exit deal for his predecessor Yahya Jammeh, on January 19. “He is leaving tomorrow and will arrive in...
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