Yahya Jammeh

 
Corruption is not just an African thing
Corruption is not just an African thing
It should come as no surprise to anyone that the Gambia’s deposed dictator, Yahya Jammeh, was fabulously corrupt. A new investigation by the...
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
Gambia is accounting for its past. Two years after the end of Yahya Jammeh’s brutal 23-year rule, the country’s Truth, Reconciliation and...
Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses
Gambia truth commission starts to address Jammeh-era rights abuses
A truth and reconciliation commission has begun to investigate alleged rights abuses during the 22-year-long rule of Yahya Jammeh. Authorities...
Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
The West African state of The Gambia on Monday launched an 11-member truth commission tasked with shedding light on summary executions, disappearances, torture, rape and other crimes under regime of ousted dictator Yahya Jammeh....
The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy task
The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy task
The former president of The Gambia, Yahya...
'No sex, no coffee, no ARVs': Former president's quackery could land him in court
'No sex, no coffee, no ARVs': Former president's quackery could land him in court
One by one the patients were called. It was often late at night, and always on a Tuesday or a Thursday.
​Africa for optimists: 2017 in review
​Africa for optimists: 2017 in review
It’s easy to get beaten down by negative headlines, and there are more than enough of those to go around. But look carefully and 2017 has...
Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
In January 2016, when it became clear that Gambian president Yahya Jammeh was intent on clinging to power, the Economic Community of West African...
Cleaning up the tyrant’s mess
Cleaning up the tyrant’s mess
The plane had been waiting on the tarmac at Banjul Airport for hours, and it was late evening before President Yahya Jammeh finally arrived....
Who will follow Ecowas's example next?
Who will follow Ecowas's example next?
After over two decades in power, Yahyah Jammeh finally stepped down as president of the Gambia on January 21 2017. The former army lieutenant who...
Gambia's Adama Barrow returns to capital, ending days of anxious waiting
Gambia's Adama Barrow returns to capital, ending days of anxious waiting
Gambia's new president, Adama Barrow, has returned to the capital Banjul on Thursday, days after long-standing ruler Yahya Jammeh, who initially...
So how did Mugabe get away with it? Zimbabweans look to the Gambia with envy
So how did Mugabe get away with it? Zimbabweans look to the Gambia with envy
"We need an Ecowas in southern Africa!"

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