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Adama Barrow sworn in as President of The Gambia

19 January 2017

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The Socialist International congratulates the new President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, of the SI member party the United Democratic Party (UDP) and candidate of an alliance of opposition parties, who was sworn in today at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal, as outgoing President Yahya Jammeh, who has been in power for 22 years following a military coup in 1994, refuses to step down.

 

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