New Gambia president expected back in country by next week - UPI.com

On Monday, from the Gambian embassy in Dakar, Senegal, President Adama Barrow appointed former health minister Fatoumata Tambajang as his new vice president. By Stephen Feller | Jan. 24, 2017 at 1:06 AM ...

Yahya Jammeh's 'ideal refuge' - News24

Cape Town - The Gambia's ex-president Yahya Jammeh should feel quite at home in Equatorial Guinea as the guest of Africa's longest serving and perhaps most kleptocratic dictator, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mabasongo. Especially if allegations are true of ...

The Gambia: a beacon for African democracy? - Deutsche Welle

West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS was able to exert huge pressure on Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh and force him to step down. Other African regional blocs don't have ECOWAS's clout. Gambia Soldaten der ECOWAS Truppen aus Senegal bei Denton ...

Ecowas sets good example of democracy - The Standard (press release)

As the world turned its attention to the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump, an interesting script was unfolding in Africa. As the superpower kept its valued tradition by swearing in the new President, close home Gambia was staring at a ...

The Money's Still In The Bank, Says Gambia, After Rumours That Dictator Jammeh Took It With Him - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Members of the regional ECOWAS force keep guard at Presidence palace in Banjul, Gambia, on January 23, 2017. Gambia's central bank deposits are "intact," a spokesman for President Adama Barrow said on Monday, a day after the new leader had said ...

Fatoumata Tambajang is new vice president - The Point

Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang has been named as the new vice president of The Gambia in the government of President Adama Barrow. She was adviser to the first president of The Gambia, Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, on women and children's affairs, and ...

Gambia backtracks on claims exiled strongman Jammeh stole $10m in state funds - International Business Times UK

Barrow's top adviser had claimed Jammeh 'withdrew some 500m Gambian Dalasi' before going into exile. Ludovica Iaccino. By Ludovica Iaccino in Dakar. Updated January 24, 2017 12:15 GMT ...

Gambia's tinpot dictator Jammeh leaves – allowed to keep ill gotten gains. - BizNews

Seeing Guinean President Alpha Conde in Davos a few years back made me an instant fan. Forthright and honest, Conde has been doing a great deal to establish democracy and root out corruption in his homeland. This included putting all Government ...

As Gambia crisis passes, displaced return from Senegal - UNHCR

Several thousand people have returned to the Gambia since ex-president Yahya Jammeh ceded power. By: Hélène Caux | 24 January 2017 | Français. Gambian children waiting for a car at Selety border crossing, Senegal, to drive them home to the Gambia.

Yahya Jammeh, Gambia's ex-president, stole $11million and shipped luxury cars before going on exile - Ventures Africa

According to an assistant to the new president of Gambia, Adama Barrow, ex- president Yahya Jammeh, was reported to have stolen the state funds during his final weeks in power, stealing millions of dollars and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane.

Gambia's Adama Barrow names Fatoumata Tambajang as VP - Aljazeera.com

New deputy leader had previously vowed to prosecute ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh for alleged crimes committed by his regime. 24 Jan 2017 08:43 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social.

Gambia's new president names woman as vice president - The Peninsula Qatar

BAJUL, Gambia: The newly-elected President of Gambia Adama Barrow, who is scheduled to arrive in the country from Senegal where he was sworn in, has appointed a woman as his vice President. The rest of the cabinet appointees are due to be ...

As Gambia's Yahya Jammeh Entered Exile, Plane Stuffed With Riches Followed - New York Times

Gambian soldiers guarded the presidential palace in Banjul, the capital, on Monday. Credit Legnan Koula/European Pressphoto Agency. DAKAR, Senegal — On his last night in the country, Yahya Jammeh, Gambia's former president, rolled toward his flight ...

Looting to the end: The fall of Yahya Jammeh - The Standard (press release)

Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh (top) fled the country on Saturday after declaring he would step down and hand over power to President Adama Barrow (below), ending a political crisis. [Photo: AFP]. Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh ...

Gambia's Adama Barrow names VP, may claim Jammeh-looted assets - Daily Nation

Adama Barrow speaks during his swearing in as president of Gambia at the country's embassy in Dakar on January 19, 2017. PHOTO | SENEGALESE PRESIDENCY | AFP. In Summary. As the nation waits, Barrow's second-in-command was named as ...

The Gambia: Back and forth about whether Jammeh shipped out cash - africanews

A spokesperson of the Gambian President, Adama Barrow, has stated that the country's central bank remained “intact” as at Monday (January 23). ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The position of Halifa Sallah, contradicts that of another official of ...

Jammeh's presence angers Equatorial Guinea's opposition parties - africanews

Equatorial Guinea's opposition have expressed reservations over the government's decision to welcome former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh who left the West African country after 22 years in charge. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads.

Gambia's new president names female VP who vowed to prosecute Jammeh - Deutsche Welle

President Adama Barrow has appointed as deputy leader a woman who had vowed to prosecute exiled leader Yahya Jammeh. Barrow, still in Senegal, said the appointment was designed to address gender imbalance. Gambia Fatoumatta Tambajang ...

Jammeh leaves power for Barrow to takeover - AFRIKA NEWS

ECOWAS armies entered the Gambian soil to force Gambia's defeated president to cede power to the elected president. Jammeh clung to power stubbornly, as he was given several deadlines by the Western African regional military forces. And finally, Yahya ...

Uncertainty over whether Jammeh will return to Gambia - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh left the Gambia on Saturday for exile in Equatorial Guinea.(REUTERS). Tags: Gauteng · Johannesburg · Gambia · Election · Adama Barrow · Yahya Jammeh · ECOWAS · African Union · Stefani Walters · Busi ...