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16 August 2017 17:08 (South Africa)

Gambian president takes second wife

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has taken 21-year-old Alima Sallah as his second wife. Jammeh married his first wife, Zineb Yahya Jammeh in 1999. He is divorced from his first wife. Perhaps he can ask South African President Jacob Zuma if he needs any tips on how to keep his polygamous household happy. Read more: Sapa-AFP, via TimesLive

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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