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Umaru Fofana: Waiting for take-off in West Africa.

Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.

- BBC - UK

Waiting for take-off.

Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.

- BBC - UK

Gambia tackles sleazy image to diversify tourism.

Serrekunda, Gambia, May 24 - For decades, The Gambia has built a reputation as a haven for tourists willing to pay for sun, sand, sea… and sex. But its tourism board has ambitious plans to give a makeover to this tiny west African nation known until now to tourists mainly for muscular young men selling

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Gambia tackles sleazy image to diversify tourism.

Gambia tackles sleazy image to diversify tourism...

- MENAFN - JO

Former Gambian President Jammeh 'stole $50M' from state, justice minister says.

The Gambia's justice minister said Monday ex-leader Yahya Jammeh stole more than $50 million from a state telecoms company, while a court froze his assets in the small west African nation. "President...Click To Continue

- SABAH - TR

Gambian authorities seize ex-president Jammeh's bank accounts.

Gambian authorities have seized assets including 86 bank accounts and 131 properties linked to former president Yahya Jammeh, an official said, as an investigation into the veteran ruler's wealth gathers pace. The new government has accused Jammeh of massive fraud including siphoning off public money during his 22-year rule ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Gambian authorities seize ex-president Jammeh's bank accounts.

Gambian authorities have seized assets including 86 bank accounts and 131 properties linked to former president Yahya Jammeh, an official said on Monday, as an investigation into the veteran ruler's wealth gathers pace. The new government has accused Jammeh of massive fraud including siphoning off public money during his ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Gambia's Jammeh 'stole $50m', assets frozen: minister.

The Gambia's longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh stole at least $50-million from the state, the country's justice minister said Monday, in the first major anti-corruption move by the country's new president.

- Daily Monitor - UG

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh 'stole $50m', assets frozen, says minister.

Country's Interior Minister says discovery just a tip of the iceberg.

- Daily Nation - KE

Gambia's Exiled President Accused of Massive Public Theft.

Gambia's government used a court order Monday to seize assets belonging to exiled former President Yahya Jammeh. They include nearly 90 bank accounts and 14 companies linked to Jammeh. Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou says Jammeh stole $50 million in public funds before fleeing Gambia for Equatorial Guinea in ...

- Voice of America - US

Gambian authorities seize ex-president Jammeh's bank accounts.

Gambia's justice minister has claimed that former leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50 million from state coffers via a state telecoms company. Jammeh was forced to step down in January after 22 years in power.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Gambian ex-President Yahya Jammeh 'stole $50m' from state

Yahya Jammeh, who left the country in January, has had his remaining assets frozen by a court.

- BBC - UK

News24.com | Gambia's Jammeh 'stole $50m', assets frozen: minister

The Gambia's justice minister has said that ex-leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50m via a state telecoms company, while a court froze his assets in the small west African nation.

- News24.com - ZA

Gambia accuses former president Jammeh of stealing $50m

Yahya Jammeh stole the money from state coffers before leaving for exile in Equatorial Guinea, justice minister says.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Political Leaders in The Gambia Support Repeal of Anti-LGBTQ Law

Political leaders in The Gambia have expressed interest in repealing the horrific anti-LGBTQ legislation that was signed into law by former President Yahya Jammeh in 2014. The current law allows life sentences for “repeat offenders” or individuals found guilty of “aggravated homosexuality.” ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Gambia: Justice for Jammeh-Era Abuses Crucial

Expand Security forces stand next to the entrance of the Gambian high court in Banjul on December 5, 2016. © 2016 Reuters – Gambia's government should act to prosecute those responsible for grave crimes committed during the 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh. Fair trials are crucial for victims and their families and for ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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