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    World Gambia: Yahya Jammeh's Aide de Camp Dies Of Pneumonia

    Aide de camp to Former Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, Major Khalifa Bajinka, has been announced dead in the United States. Bajinka died on Monday at a Boston Medical Hospital late Monday. He was said to have lost consciousness amid serious chronic pneumonia, which led to his death. Gambians...
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    World Adama Barrow Holds Meeting With Ex- President Jammeh's Ministers

    Gambia’s President Adama Barrow met with former ministers of the exiled former President Yahya Jammeh at his Kairaba office on Wednesday. Majority of the ministers that met with Barrow resigned just days before Jammeh’s mandate elapsed, including former VP Isatou Njie-Saidy. Gambian SMBC News...
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    World Yahaya Jammeh's PHOTO Surfaces Online After He Left Gambia

    Yahaya Jammeh's picture has surfaced online after a month he flew the small West Africa nation where he ruled for 22 years to cede power to President Adama Barrow and end a political crisis. He landed in Conakry, Guinea's capital but set off again for Equatorial Guinea, where he has remain in...
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    World UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson Visits Gambia, Mocks Yahaya Jammeh

    UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson visited The Gambia on Tuesday, hailed President Adama Barrow's decision to rejoin the Commonwealth. Mr. Johnson took the chance to poke fun at exiled former leader Yahya Jammeh, who had taken his country out of the grouping in 2013, describing it as a...
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    World Gambia: I Inherited Near Bankrupt Economy From Yahaya Jammeh – Barrow

    Gambian President Adama Barrow said he has inherited a nearly bankrupt economy and that the economy needed immediate restoration. He has appealed for support, especially from the European Union (EU). President Barrow was speaking in Banjul at the signing ceremony of $79 million immediate...
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    World Adama Barrow Reverses Yahaya Jammeh's Policy, Return Gambia To ICC

    Gambian President Adama Barrow has reiterated his pre-election promise that the country will not pull out of the International Criminal Court (ICC), reversing the decision of his predecessor Yahya Jammeh who had denounced it as the "International Caucasian Court for the persecution and...
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    World Bora Colley: Jammeh's Top Army General Arrested

    West African forces have arrested the head of an elite commnando unit of the Gambian army, General Bora Colley, force commander Francois Ndiaye said. Bora Colley was arrested in neighbouring Senegal. Ndiaye also mentioned the arrest of four members of Jammeh’s bodyguards who had accompanied him...
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    World Gambia: ECOWAS Forces Raid Jammeh's House, Seize Powerful Weapons

    The ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) has seized weapons and ammunition from the private home of exiled former President Yahya Jammeh in his hometown in the west of the country. The commander of the joint mission, General François Ndiaye announced the seizure on Monday without specifying...
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    Politics Gambia: The Role Tinubu Played in the Removal of Yahaya Jammeh - Vanguard

    APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu had a hand in the removal of Yahaya Jammeh as the president of Gambia, Vanguard reports. It has emerged that Tinubu provided the plane used to privately fly Jammeh out of Gambia. When contacted for the use of the aircraft, Tinubu, who was in Conakry at that...
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    World No Immunity Deal for Yahaya Jammeh - Senegal

    According to the foreign minister of Senegal, West African leaders did not agree to grant Yahya Jammeh any immunity during negotiations that convinced him to go into exile. “President Jammeh and his team concocted a declaration to be endorsed by (regional bloc) ECOWAS, the United Nations and...
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    Politics Yahaya Jammeh Exit: Adama Barrow Gives Special Thanks to Buhari

    Gambian President Adama Barrow has expressed appreciation for all efforts that contributed to the handing over of power to him from Yahaya Jammeh. He specially appreciated the role played by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and ECOWAS and other International bodies that ensured that his...
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    World LIST of Agreements Jammeh Made With ECOWAS to Step Down as President

    Here's a breakdown of the deals ex-Gambian leader Yahaya Jammeh signed with the ECOWAS, AU and UN. ECOWAS to halt any military operations in the Gambia for the sub-regional body to continue the pursuit of the peaceful and political resolution of the crisis. Jammeh should temporarily leave...
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    World Yahya Jammeh Booed As He Finally Leaves The Gambia [See VIDEO]

    The embattled past President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh was booed by countrymen as he finally left to the airport after 22 years of rule. He left Banjul, the country's capital city late Saturday in his usual convoy. This followed Friday’s final peace move by Conde and Mauritania’s President...
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    World Yahaya Jammeh on Stepping Down: I Now Know Who My True Friends Are

    Ousted Gambian leader, Yahaya Jammeh has stated that his stepping down is a test of his faith by Allah. Speaking in a national broadcast after agreeing to step down, he said he now knows who his true friends are after 22 years in power.
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    World ARCHIVE: I Will Rule Gambia for a Billion Years - Yahaya Jammeh [VIDEO]

    Gambian leader Yahaya Jammeh, in this interview held last year stated that he would rule the African country for a billion years, "if Allah says so." He made the statement around the 2:00 mark.
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    World Yahaya Jammeh Agrees to Step Down as President of Gambia

    Yahaya Jammeh has agreed to step down as the President of Gambia, BBC reports. The Gambia's long-time ruler who lost elections in December, has asked for an extension of the deadline to stand down to be extended to 16:00 GMT. This is 5pm Nigerian time.
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    World Gambia: ECOWAS Extends Deadline for Yahaya Jammeh to Step Down

    The deadline given to Yahaya Jammeh to step down as Gambia's President by ECOWAS or risk full military invasion has passed. The West African bloc has however extended the deadline pending the outcome of last-minute mediation talks between Jammeh and the Presidents of Mauritania and Guinea...
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    World Yahaya Jammeh Receives 2 African Presidents for Last Minute Mediation Talks

    Two African Presidents are set to arrive Banjul for last minute mediation talks with Gambian President Yahaya Jammeh. According to reports, officials in Guinea are currently at the airport in Banjul, where the red carpet is in place, as they wait for presidents of Guinea and Mauritania to...
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    World Yahaya Jammeh Refuses to Step Down, to Oversee All Gambian Ministries by Himself

    According to the BBC, Gambian leader Yahaya Jammeh has decided to oversee all Gambian Ministries by himself. Jammeh last night sacked the remainder of the members of his cabinet. Jammeh has defied west African leaders because he believes his army will fight for him, according to former...
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    World [VIDEO] Gambia Army Chief Celebrates President Adama Barrow

    Gambia's Army Chief of Staff, Ousman Badjie, has been pictured dancing, celebrating the inauguration of Adama Barrow as the country's president.

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