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Gambia (Vol 6, 2009)
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Contents Volume 6, 2009.

The year closed with the Gambia National Television broadcast of President Yahya Jammeh's speech to the nation. Jammeh restated honesty, hard work, self-reliance and justice as the founding values of his political vision. A promised 20% increase in government salaries accompanied the ritual call for patriotism. Jammeh…

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Bellagamba, Alice, “Gambia (Vol 6, 2009)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2009_COM_0009>
First published online: 2010
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004185593, ISSN: 1871-2525



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