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The real and imagined crimes of Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh

The Gambia’s former president Yahya Jammeh wielded a potent mix of brute force and mysticism to keep citizens in a permanent state of fear, a legacy that lingers. 814 more words

Lifestyle, Beauty And Fashion

Flight Of Gambia's Former President Yahya Jammeh a "Great Relief" for LGBT People

The defeat and eventual flight of former Gambia President Yahya Jammeh (left) is being seen as a “great relief” for LGBT people. 197 more words


Gambia's Next Major Political Milestone: Parliamentary Elections in April

This week, the Gambian and Senegalese (French) press both reported that the Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has confirmed 6 April 2017 as the date for the country’s National Assmebly elections. 236 more words


Rassegna settimanale 23 - 29 gennaio: Africa Subsahariana

24 gennaio – Uganda: Il Paese che accoglie i rifugiati

Il campo Bidi Bidi è stato aperto 6 mesi fa ed è diventato già il secondo campo più grande del mondo. 464 more words

Rassegna Settimanale

Gambia Enters the Democratic World

By Patrick Brogan

A continuing journalistic trend in the West is to depict African nations as anarchic and run by despots. So, when one of these nations, Gambia, overthrows a dictator and becomes a democracy, you would think that the media would see this as a cause for celebration. 976 more words


Yahya Jammeh and how not to be a refugee


Last week, Rev Simon Feta, my philosophical friend, invited me to a four-day excursion in the West Nile region.

The trip was meant to give Uganda Christian University students of Bachelor of Governance and International Relations a real life field experience of how bad governance breeds conflict and how international players come together to handle its off-shoots. 489 more words

Opinion And Editorial


If it is one thing that Africa has not lacked are dictators, power hungry, blood thirsty, money craving dictators who stop at nothing to achieve their selfish aims and the worse part is they come in all shapes and sizes both military and civilian alike from Blaise Compaore of Boukina Fasso to Gnassingbe Eyadema of Togo to Idi Amin Dada of Uganda not forgetting General Sani Abacha of Nigeria, Mobutu Seseseko of former Zaire and a long list of others, new on the list is Yahya Jammeh of Gambia who was unceremoniously shown the way out when it was discovered that he had gotten too big for his jacket or would I say white robe if you would pardon the humour. 303 more words