Gambia's Comedians Enjoy New-Found Freedom to Joke About Ex-Leader

Author:
Al Jazeera English
Publisher:
Al Jazeera English
Publication Date:
29 July 2017
Tags:
Gambia, Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Anyone who dared make jokes about Yahya Jammeh was thrown in prison. But now that he is gone, there is some rich material for comedians. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Banjul.


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Watch Gambian Comedians Joking About Ex-Leader Jammeh

Anyone who dared make jokes about former president Yahya Jammeh was thrown in prison. But now that he is gone, there's some rich material for comedians. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque ... Read more »

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