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Gambian Diaspora Leader Welcomes Alleged Coup Attempt

The Gambian government has denied reports of an alleged attempted coup against President Yahya Jammeh.   Gunfire erupted early Tuesday in the capital, Banjul, and residents awoke to find government buildings and the main bridge into the city sealed off by soldiers.   A government statement described the reports of a coup as rumors and said peace and calm continue to prevail in the West African country.  Pa Samba Jow, the spokesman for the Democratic Union of Gambian...

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