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    World He rubbed his genitals in my face and sodomised me” – Ex – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A 23-year-old former beauty queen, Toufah Jallow, has claimed she was raped in 2015 by Gambia’s ex-President Yahya Jammeh when he was in office. Her story is part of a Human Rights Watch and Trial International report that details another alleged rape and sexual assault by … Read more via...
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    Politics Buhari hosts Gambian President Adama Barrow – Premium Times Newspaper

    Development is usually the first casualty in an unstable polity, says President Muhammadu Buhari. The president made the declaration... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2mYXBHU Get More Nigeria Political News
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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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    World Gambia arrests Jammeh’s ex-spies over detention death – Punch Newspapers

    Ten members of Gambia’s former spy agency have been detained on suspicion of murdering a political activist who led a protest during ousted strongman Yahya Jammeh’s rule, police said Tuesday. Solo Sandeng, organising secretary of the United Democratic Party, was arrested in April 2016 for...
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    World Equatorial Guinea says it will protect former Gambian leader – the Guardian

    Equatorial Guinea says it will protect former Gambian leader The former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh is living in exile in Equatorial Guinea Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh stands accused of a litany of human rights abuses during his 22-year rule. Photograph: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty...
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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 Gambia: I Am Surprised At My Unceremonial Removal – Central Bank Governor

    The former governor of the Central Bank of the Gambia, Amadou Colley has reacted to his unceremonial removal by the government. Colley was sacked on Tuesday by President Adama Barrow after six years in the top job. He was removed together with his deputies Basiru Njai and Oumie Savage-Samba...
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    World Gambia's Adama Barrow Sacks Central Bank Governor, Other Top Officials

    Gambia's Central Bank Governor and three other senior bank officials who served under ex-strongman leader Yahya Jammeh were dismissed from their positions on Tuesday, government officials said. Jammeh fled the tiny West African nation in January as a regional military force prepared to...
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    World Gambia Conducts First Parliamentary Election After Yahya Jammeh's Exit

    Gambians have begun voting for members of their one-chamber parliament in the the first polls since Yahya Jammeh left power after more than 22 years. Under Mr Jammeh, the National Assembly was frequently ignored as the president enacted executive decrees without consultation. Expectations...
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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 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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    Metro What We Experienced With Yahya Jammeh In Gambia – Returned Nigerian Troops

    Nigerian troops that just returned from The Gambia, where they have gone on a peace-mission to mediate in the impasse in the small West African nation have recounted their experience, Nigerian Bulletin gathered. The Nigerian troops left the nation's military base for Gambia owing to former...
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    Metro 200 Nigerian Troops Return From Gambia

    About two hundred of the Nigerian Air Force personnel sent for peace keeping in Banjul, The Gambia, are back home, after what they called a successful campaign in the country. The officers and men who arrived at about 6:30 on Thursday evening, were the first batch of troops to be brought back...
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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 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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