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ruled The Gambia with an iron fist but fled in January 2017 after losing a
presidential election to relative unknown Adama Barrow, which he refused to
acknowledge before being forced out of power by a popular uprising.In 2018,
Washington blocked Jammeh, his wife and their children from traveling to the
United States on Tuesday imposed economic sanctions on the wife of former
Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who was accused of corruption during his 22-year
rule and is the target of similar measures.
Jammeh is believed to control many of the overseas assets of her husband,"
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.
the sanctions punish "her role in materially assisting, sponsoring, or
By Elite News Reporter
TRAGIC !!Gambian children, both boys and girls, are being sold to British paedophiles for as little as £2-a-time by their desperate parents.Huge numbers of British, European and American sex predators are taking advantage of lax laws in the poverty stricken African country to embark on sick sexual child abuse holidays, where they openly target little boys and girls.
A British tourist for for a swim with a young boy in Gambia
Investigators saw first hand how poor Gambian children can be vulnerable to British paedos when they visited the beach resorts that dot Kololi on the country’s picturesque Atlantic coastline.
Our reporter was constantly shocked by the number of unaccompanied African children he saw being cared for by middle-aged, Western men who did ...
By Keefa Nuwahereza
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has banned female genital mutilation (FGM) saying it is not required in Islam.
The announcement at a rally was met with a huge applause, according to media reports.Three-quarters of women in the mostly Muslim country have had the procedure, according to Unicef.
In the procedure's most severe form, after removing the sensitive clitoris, the genitals are cut and stitched closed so that the woman cannot have or enjoy sex.
FGM, also known as female circumcision, can be extremely painful, lead to tetanus, gangrene, HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C and effective sterilisation.
The president's announcement said the ban was effective immediately.It is not clear when a law will be passed to allow the ban to be enforced.Types of FG...