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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 »

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 »

Gambians ready to rebuild their country 'from scratch' -

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 »

Bye bye Jammeh: Hope and challenges in The Gambia -

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 »

The Gambia political crisis: Some lessons from international law - Perspective (press release)

Yahya Jammeh has finally left The Gambia – of course with so much credit to the resolve of ECOWAS that the will of the Gambia people must be respected. Is this Africa coming of age or is this just an aberration for a continent better known for its ...and more »

Gambia's new president Adama Barrow set to return home - Financial Times

Adama Barrow, Gambia's new president, is set to finally return to his west African nation after a week of uncertainty during which his autocratic predecessor desperately sought to cling to power and regional forces entered the country. Mr Barrow's ...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 »

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. AdChoices. ADVERTISING.and more »

African cartoonists lampoon exiled Jammeh with 'barrow' art - africanews

Yahya Jammeh, the former Gambian president may be out of the country but not out of the creative and somewhat subjective even naughty ideas of some African artists. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The pick of the lot was by a ...and more »

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

January 25, 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa—No sooner had The Gambia's outgoing president Yahya Jammeh had left the country Saturday evening, sealing the country's first transition of power in more than two decades, than a hashtag began trending on ...and more »