29 January 2017

Gambia: Barrow Removes 'Islamic' From Gambia's Official Name

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President Adama Barrow.

Gambian new President, Adama Barrow has removed the word "Islamic" from Gambia's official name.

Formerly called The Islamic Republic of The Gambia, the new President, while fielding questions during a first Presidential press conference said the country no longer bears the name, The Islamic Republic of The Gambia but will now be called The Republic of The Gambia.

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