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17 Jan 2020
Thousands of supporters of Gambia's longtime dictator, Yahya Jammeh, have protested for his right to return from exile. But accounts differ on whether an agreement is in place for him to do so.
19 Apr 2019
The extent of corruption and brutality during The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh-era is starting to surface via a truth and reconciliation commission set up by an administration recycled from that of the long-term president.
26 Jan 2018
How is The Gambia doing one year after the handover of power from Yahya Jammeh, who had ruled the country for over 22 years? President Adama Barrow speaks to DW about the economy, migration and the country's security.
22 Jan 2018
One year ago, former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh waved to his supporters for the last time on the tarmac of Banjul airport before fleeing to Equatorial Guinea, where he still lives in exile.
1 Feb 2017
Gambia's new President Adama Barrow has finally appointed his cabinet and many say the first order of business should be justice for victims of the former president Yahya Jammeh's rule.
27 Jan 2017
Thousands of people lined the streets of Gambia's capital Banjul on Thursday to welcome home new President Adama Barrow days after authoritarian leader Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
25 Jan 2017
Gambia's new government has already got to work, revoking a state of emergency and ordering an investigation into the wealth of exiled former president Yahya Jammeh.
22 Jan 2017
After 22 years in power, Gambia's former ruler Yahya Jammeh has left the country, ending a political crisis that lasted for more than a month.
21 Jan 2017
Former president Yayha Jammeh has finally agreed to leave office, avoiding a military confrontation with West Africa nations.
20 Jan 2017
West African nations have given The Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh until Friday at noon to leave office. They have deployed air, land, and sea forces inside the country to support his successor, President Adama Barrow.
22 Dec 2016

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