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Gambia's Yahya Jammeh 'allowed to keep' luxury car collection - Daily Nation

BANJUL. Gambian ex-president Yahya Jammeh will be allowed to keep his collection of 13 luxury cars and fly them out to his exiled home in Equatorial Guinea, a spokesman for new president Adama Barrow said Tuesday. Barrow's spokesman confirmed to ...and more »

Gambians ready to rebuild their country 'from scratch' - Aljazeera.com

On Saturday, Yahya Jammeh boarded a private jet with a smile on his face. Holding a Quran in one hand, the former president of The Gambia waved at a group of about 50 well-wishers who had gathered on the tarmac. Outside Banjul airport, the streets of ...and more »

Gambian lawmakers revoke Jammeh's state of emergency - africanews

The last presidential declaration of Yahya Jammeh, a three month state of emergency, has been lifted by the National Assembly. A journalist in the capital reports that a member of Jammeh's party apologized for the declaration.and more »

ECOWAS troops to stay in Gambia for 6 months - Vanguard

The ECOWAS Commission has said its coalition force in The Gambia would remain for the next six months, as requested by President Adama Barrow. Mr Marcel de Souza, president of the commission said this while briefing members of the diplomatic corps ...and more »

Bye bye Jammeh: Hope and challenges in The Gambia - IRINnews.org

Only disgraced ex-president Yahya Jammeh's most hardcore supporters turned up to watch as he boarded a private jet at the weekend for exile in Equatorial Guinea. Some soldiers and members of his political party cried and shouted: “Daddy, Daddy”. Others ...and more »

Why tiny Gambia's political transition holds outsized meaning for many Africans - Christian Science Monitor

I always like it when a few words convey a lot – in this case, #LessonsfromGambia. From where? The oft-overlooked country – and its neighbors – just sent a loud message to African leaders who hang on too long, and to citizens eager for change. – Amelia ...and more »

The rise and exile of Gambia's ex-President Yahya Jammeh [Photo Story] - africanews

Former Gambian President Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh seized power from the country's first President Dawda Jawara as a young army officer in a bloodless military coup in 1994. All rights reserved. 1 · by africanews channel. 29-year-old ...and more »

Troops preparing for Barrow's return to Gambia: ECOWAS - Yahoo News

Abuja (AFP) - New Gambian President Adama Barrow is expected to receive a security report this week that could greenlight his return to the country, the head of the regional ECOWAS group said Tuesday. Barrow won a December election, but for weeks ...and more »

Gambians return home to breathe 'freedom air' - RFI

Gambians who fled the political crisis in the country are returning home following the departure of ex-President Yahya Jammeh and the deployment of Senegalese troops. Some 76,000 people fled the country, according to the UN refugee agency citing ...and more »

Gambia President Adama Barrow: 'Peaceful Transition More Important Than Yahya Jammeh's Luxury Cars' - Newsweek

Gambia's President Adama Barrow has vowed to maintain peace as his main priority, rather than preventing exiled ruler Yahya Jammeh from keeping hold of his fortune. Speaking to Newsweek from the Senegalese capital Dakar on Tuesday, President ...and more »