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DAKAR, Senegal - Gambia's president said that he wants to implement a policy change that would shift the country's language from English to a local language.
DAKAR, Senegal - Last month, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni met in his office with a team of U.S.-based rights activists concerned about legislation that would impose life sentences for some homosexual acts. South African retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu joined them by phone, pointing out similarities between Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill and racist laws enforced under South Africa's former apartheid government.
DAKAR, Senegal - Civil society groups have criticized prominent Senegalese musicians for statements supporting Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, whose government is notorious for human rights abuses.
DAKAR, Senegal - The United Kingdom has warned its citizens of rising anti-British rhetoric from Gambia President Yahya Jammeh, who last year accused the former colonial power of organizing coup attempts in the West African nation.