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Two-term limit on presidency is un-African, Yahya Jammeh tells Obama

Two-term limit on presidency is un-African, Yahya Jammeh tells Obama

The US president and The Gambia’s long-serving President Yahya Jammeh have differed sharply in their positions on enforcing term limits for African leaders. Barack Obama in an address to the African Union on Tuesday, the first by a US leader, condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power. But Yahya Jammeh who seized power in 1994…

ECOWAS leaders plan solidarity march after attempted overthrow of Yahya Jammeh

Several West African leaders will join their Gambian counterpart to march through Bangul in a show of solidarity after last month’s failed coup attempt. This comes just a few days after President Mahama- the current Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, stopped over in Gambia to assure President Yahya Jammeh…

Yahya Jammeh’s Commonwealth

Several months after withdrawing his country from the Commonwealth of Nations, Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh, has announced the formation of a new organisation called C’monWealthy Dictators. According to a press statement reportedly signed by His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, Commander In Chief of The Armed Forces and the Chief…

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