Tag: Yahya Jammeh

Private sector key to economic growth – Gambia Chamber of Commerce

Private sector key to economic growth - Gambia Chamber of Commerce

Returning migrants to The Gambia: the political, social and economic costs

Franzisca Zanker | Freiburg University Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on the migrants (including refugees) who have entered Europe in large numbers since 2015. Under the European Union Commission’s New Partnership Framework launched...

Why elections matter for democracy in Africa. The cases of Kenya and Rwanda

Sarah Logan | Economist, International Growth Centre   Critical elections are being held in Rwanda and Kenya. In Rwanda, the incumbent Paul Kagame will face Frank Habineza, of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and independent candidate Philippe Mpanyimana. In Kenya,...

How West Africa built the muscle to rout dictators and keep the peace

The regional body brought a swift end to the potentially explosive crisis sparked by the refusal of former President Yahya Jammeh to hand over to the newly elected Adama Barrow.

How West Africa built the muscle to rout dictators

How Ecowas redefined its role on the continent.

Gambia's top court adjourns Jammeh's poll challenge

The legal challenge has shone a rare light on the idiosyncrasies of Gambia's legal system, which opponents say Jammeh has manipulated.

Gambia minister defects amid political impasse

But after initially conceding defeat, Jammeh changed his mind a week later and said his party would challenge the results in court.

Gambia electoral commissioner flees country

Gambia's electoral commission chairman has fled the country because he received threats.
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