Can Gambian President Adama Barrow deliver on his promises? | DW News

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Five years of democracy after twenty-two years of dictatorship. Gambia’s president, Adama Barrow, was seeking re-election after his first term of office, and the voters gave him clear backing, returning him for a second term with more than half the votes cast. Turnout was also resounding, with multitudes of voters doing their civic duty. There are still many challenges but first on the agenda, was celebration.

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