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Gambia: President Barrow appoints new cabinet and sacks Deputy

Gambia: President Barrow appoints new cabinet and sacks Deputy

Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the country’s vice president and top ministers in a major cabinet reshuffle, government spokesman Ebrima Sankareh announced on state television on Wednesday. Eleven ministers were retained in the new 23-member cabinet that includes three women, reports said. Former education minister Alieu Badara Joof, replaced …

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Gambia: Yahya Jammeh responsible for several crimes, the truth commission says

Yahya Jammeh responsible for several crimes

The Gambian Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports that former president Yahya Jammeh was responsible for a series of killings, tortures and rapes during his presidency. The commission said Jammeh and his henchmen, including a personal hit squad known as The Junglas, were responsible for 44 specific crimes against journalists, ex-soldiers, …

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Gambia: Adama Barow warns opponent over exiled predecessor audio recordings

Adama Barow warns Mamma Kandeh

Gambian President Adama Barrow threatened opponent Mamma Kandeh with legal action for playing audio recordings of exiled ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh as the country prepares for national elections on 04 December. Adama Barrow, who had already won the presidential elections in 2016, is still running for the supreme office, against five …

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Gambian President Adama Barrow officially launches his political party

adama barrow

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow launched his National People’s Party (NPP) on Saturday evening to support his candidacy for the presidential election scheduled for December 4. In a televised broadcast of a meeting that saw a large crowd of delegates and supporters gathered at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, the 55-year-old …

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