Thousands in Gambia rally in support of ex-dictator Jammeh | AFP

Thousands of supporters of Gambia’s former dictator Yahya Jammeh demonstrated Thursday on the outskirts of the capital Banjul, demanding his return from exile.

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Gambian supporters of ex-dictator Jammeh cling on to idea of return | AFP

Three years after being ousted from power, former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh is still revered by a part of the population. This is despite the damning testimonies heard at the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission, the body responsible for investigating crimes committed during his regime. While the former tyrant now lives in exile in Equatorial Guinea, hardcore supporters of his party, the APRC, still live in hope of his return. N°1MX6U9N°1MX7HM

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Gambia: sale of former president Jammeh’s luxury goods

Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh flew into exile last year, leaving a fleet of presidential planes and luxury cars as a memento of more than two decades in power. Now the government is looking to sell the former autocrat’s assets to raise millions of dollars for health and education projects in the dirt-poor nation.