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Gambia's Jammeh 'allowed to keep' luxury car collection - News24

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 spokesperson for new president Adama Barrow said on Tuesday. Barrow's spokesperson confirmed ...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 »

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. ADVERTISING. inRead ...and more »

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

Following the departure of their former president, Yahya Jammeh, Gambians reflect on the opportunities ahead. Azad Essa by Azad Essa. 25 Jan 2017. Gambians are celebrating a new political dawn after the departure of their former president, but are ...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 »

Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting ousted Gambian leader Jammeh - Reuters

MALABO (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea confirmed on Tuesday it was hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who fled his country after West African troops threatened to remove him by force if he did not concede his election defeat. Former Gambian ...and more »

Exiled Yahya Jammeh has my forgiveness but… - Ex-political prisoner - africanews

A leading member of the then opposition coalition that defeated Yahya Jammeh as Gambian president, says he has forgiven the former president and that he will not personally pursue him. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Ousainou Darboe, leader of ...and more »

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

Gambians with Adama Barrow poster People celebrate the inauguration of new Gambian president Adama Barrow, in Banjul, Gambia, January 19. Barrow defeated Yahya Jammeh in the December 2016 election, ending the latter's 22 years in power. STRINGER/AFP ...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 ...and more »