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Yahya Jammeh (Yahya Abdulaziz Jemus Jankung Jammeh)

Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh is the president of Gambia. As a young army officer, he took power in a July 1994 military coup and was elected as President in 1996; he was re-elected in 2001, 2006, and 2011.

Major achievements

  • Gambia leader achieved a great success in the war against hunger and illiteracy in the country. Due to his efforts a number of programs of this kind are being carried out.

    He supported the creation of an integration grouping on the African continent – African Union. In his opinion the African Union – is an organization that is oriented on the implementation of active measures to improve the situation in Africa.

    The president of Gambia managed to impart in the region an absolutely novel for the Africans method of settlement of armed conflicts. This method is based on direct cooperation of conflicting parties.

Yahya Jammeh
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Born May 25, 1965
(age 52)
  • 1984 - 2000
    colonel, Gambia National Gendarmerie
  • 1994
    chairman, Interim Military Management committee
  • 1996
    president, Gambia
  • 2000 - 2000
    officer, commanding mobile gendarmerie
  • 2000 - 2000
    officer, commanding GNA military police Yundum barracks Gambia National Army
  • 2000 - 2000
    chairman, armed forces provisional ruling council The Gambia

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Nastya Matyushkova last changed 10/12/2012 view changes
  • College/University
    • St. Mary's University
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    • United States Army School of the Americas
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    • Enlisted Gambia National Gendarmerie
    • Enlisted Gambia National Gendarmerie
    • Enlisted Gambia National Gendarmerie
    • Enlisted Gambia National Gendarmerie
    • commanding mobile gendarmerie
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    • commanding military police unit
    • commanding GNA military police Yundum barracks Gambia National Army
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    • commanding GNA military police Yundum barracks Gambia National Army
    • armed forces provisional ruling council The Gambia
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    • armed forces provisional ruling council The Gambia
    • armed forces provisional ruling council The Gambia
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    • Gambia
    • Interim Military Management committee
    • Gambia National Gendarmerie
  • Major Achievements
    • Gambia leader achieved a great success in the war against hunger and illiteracy in the country. Due to his efforts a number of programs of this kind are being carried out. He supported the creation of an integration grouping on the African continent – African Union. In his opinion the African Union – is an organization that is oriented on the implementation of active measures to improve the situation in Africa. The president of Gambia managed to impart in the region an absolutely novel for the Africans method of settlement of armed conflicts. This method is based on direct cooperation of conflicting parties.
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