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Perspectives on New Gambia is a detailed chronicle of the ebb and flow of The Gambia's first-ever democratic transition of power. The First Republic was brought to an end in a bloodless military coup on Friday, 22 July 1994 that led to the political ascendancy of the then young military officer Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh. After two years in charge as a military leader, he ran for President in 1996 and went on to win three successive presidential terms until Friday, 2 December 2016 when he was defeated at the polls by an opposition coalition, led by Adama Barrow. Although Yahya Jammeh initially conceded defeat and later retracted his concession, he finally gave up power on Friday, 20 January 2017. In between these two monumental shifts, The Gambia tottered on the brink, threatening to tip over into an abyss. This book is a living witness to the mood and flavour of that turbulent moment in the political evolution of The Gambia. Divided into four interrelated sections, Perspectives on New Gambia traces the history of Coalition 2016, explores the political impasse and post-election peace in The Gambia, critically examines the first 100 Days of the Coalition Government, discusses public expectations and proffers strategic recommendations for re-building The Gambia.

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Date de parution 08 janvier 2018
Nombre de lectures 3
EAN13 9789983960037
Langue English

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Perspectives on New Gambia
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Perspectives on New Gambia
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Published by CENMEDRA – the Centre for Media and Development Research in Africa
Copyright © Seedy Drammeh 2018
Seedy Drammeh has asserted his right to be identiîed as the author of this book.
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, me-chanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the author.
First published in The Gambia in 2018 by CENMEDRA
ISBN: 978-9983-960-01-3
www.cenmedra.org
Printed in Oxford, England
Front cover design by Sadibou Kamaso
Layout design: Sainabou Fofana
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BOOK TWO Political Impasse and Post-Election Peace in The Gambia
BOOK THREE First 100 Days of the Coalition Promising Justice, Democracy and International Relations
Chapter 6 Post-Election Peace
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Dedication  About the Author  Acknowledgements  About CENMEDRA  Preface BOOK ONE Coalition 2016: A New Political Era in The Gambia
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Chapter 1 A New Political Era in The GambiaCoalition 2016: Chapter 2 Proîles and Campaign of the Coalition
Chapter 7 New Gambia: Era of Justice and Democracy Chapaer 8 Appointment of Cabinet Ministers
Chapter 9 2017 National Assembly Election
Chapter 10 Promoting International Relations
BOOK FOUR Too Many Expectations in Too Little Time
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Chapter 12 274 Developments Registered at Ministries and Social Structures
Chapter 13 297 Gambians need Patience with the Coalition Government
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