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The Gambia Marks 50th Independence Anniversary

February 18 marks the 50th anniversary of The Gambia’s independence.  President Yahya Jammeh led a bloodless coup d’état in 1994 against founding President Sir Dauda Jawara.   The Gambian Daily Observer cited some of the achievements of Jammeh and his Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council government.  They include construction of an airport, hospitals, schools, roads, and even creation of an “atmosphere” of political tolerance.  In December 2014,...

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