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How Gambians are living the post-Jammeh era?

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Gambian president Adama Barrow
Gambian president Adama Barrow Reuters/Benoit Tessier

Gambia’s former dictator leader Yaya Jammeh, who seized power in a bloodless putsch in 1994, ruled the small West Africa nation for 22 years. But in December 2016, he was defeated in the presidential elections by a coalition of eight political parties led by Adama Barrow. Correspondent Alpha Jallow reports from Banjul on how Gambians are taking to the post-Jammeh era.