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No more diplomatic passport for Jammeh and family

Former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh and his family members will no longer possess Gambian diplomatic passports. According to the Associated Press, the government of Gambia announced the cancellation of diplomatic passports of 207…

Gambia’s Army Chiefs regret Jammeh’s coup in 1994

The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has said that it regrets the July 22nd coup that brought the former long term leader, Yahya Jammeh into power in 1994. The army chiefs said the success of that coup “brought untold terror and mayhem to…

Probe into alleged atrocities under Gambia’s Jammeh stalled

Ongoing investigations into alleged killings and disappearances under former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh have hit a snag, according to a United Nations group. The UN’s Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) has said…

Gambia’s Jammeh-era central bank governor sacked

The head of Gambia's central bank Amadou Colley, appointed by the previous President Yahya Jammeh, has been sacked. No official reason has been given for the sacking and Mr Colley told the Reuters news agency that he did not know why he had…

Gambians Vote For New MPs In Historic Election

Gambians on Thursday voted for new members of parliament for the first time since the exit of former long-time leader Yahya Jammeh. In all 239 candidates from nine political parties registered to participate in the polls. 48 seats were up…