The western African region from the Gambia am announced an Islamic republic, in December, by their chairman

The West African usa of this Gambia was declared an Islamic republic, in December, by the chairman. Just what are the ramifications for their folks, along with area as a whole?

Precisely why have The Gambian ceo declare the state an Islamic republic?

Gambia’s ceo, Yahya Jammeh, proclaimed their western African state an Islamic republic, at a political rally, on 11 December – which makes it Africa’s secondly, after Mauritania.

The leader acceptable his own announcement by mentioning he had been busting within the Gambia’s colonial last.

The announcement ended up being unanticipated and other to director Jammeh’s decision to go away the Commonwealth in 2013 (after 48 a very long time pub), which he furthermore rationalized as an attempt to totally decolonise. Continue Reading “The western African region from the Gambia am announced an Islamic republic, in December, by their chairman”

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