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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh appointed Fisheries and Water Resources Minister Abdou Colley as the West African country’s finance minister, replacing Mambury Njie two months after appointing a new Cabinet.
Njie becomes foreign minister, replacing Mamadou Tangara, who has moved to the Fisheries Ministry, according to a statement read on state television yesterday in Banjul, the capital. Jammeh also replaced Interior Minister Sheriff Gomez with Kaba Bajo, it said.
Jammeh won a fourth term in office in November, extending his 17-year rule of Gambia, which is bordered on three sides by Senegal.
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