Gambian president takes second wife

By Andy Rice 4 October 2010

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



The Trojan Horse that wheeled R600m out of state-owned entities

By Susan Comrie for amaBhungane

Some firing squads are all issued with blank cartridges with the exception of one person. This helps alleviate personal responsibility for the execution squad.