Authoritarian ex-president Yahya Jammeh is said to have plundered more than 11 million dollars from Gambia before fleeing into exile.
A new political era awaits The Gambia hours after the country’s authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh flew into exile.
Jammeh let go of the presidency under pressure from West African countries after losing a December election. It ends his 22 year rule.
Jammeh a 90-day state of emergency on Tuesday evening, a situation that makes the scheduled swearing-in of the president-elect, Adama Barrow, close to impossible at least on Gambian soil. Barrow's cam
Last minute diplomatic efforts by Mauritania to persuade Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to step down appear to have failed.