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Yahya Jammeh

Yahya (Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung) Jammeh (born 1965) is the president of the Gambia. He led a military coup in 1994 and was elected as president the next year in widely criticized elections. He was re-elected in 2001, under a process generally deemed fair.

President Jammeh was formerly named Yahya Alphonse Jemus Jebulai Jammeh.