Tag Archives: Gambia

How Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh ordered the execution of 44 Ghanaians

Two Gambian soldiers working for a hit squad controlled by former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, have admitted taking part in the killing 44 Ghanaians on the orders of the former President. WakeUp Africa assessment of their interviews reveals how the former leader of Gambia ordered the murder of some 56 West African migrants, 44 of them, Ghanaians. Lieutenant Malick Jatta

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Ex-Gambia President Looted US$363 Million Public Funds, Owned 281 Properties

Gambia’s official inquiry into the corruption of former President Yahya Jammeh found he had looted at least $363 million of public funds during his more than two decades in power. The two-year inquiry found Jammeh was responsible for “shameless acts of brazen outright thievery at the Central Bank of The Gambia,” said Abubacarr Tambadou, the country’s Minister of Justice. The

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