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Gambia targets Jammeh clan

Publish date: 07 August 2017
Issue Number: 737
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: General

Gambia's Government has cancelled the diplomatic passports of former President Yahya Jammeh and his family members. The list indicates that 207 people have had their diplomatic passports revoked with immediate effect. A report on the Africa News site notes that the move comes almost a week after former First Lady Zainab Jammeh was spotted in Dakar, the capital of neighbouring Senegal. The Jammeh family fled to exile in Equatorial Guinea in January, paving the way for elected President Adama Barrow to take office.

Full report on the Africa News site