Gambia 2007

Gambia 2007

Africa
Yearbook 2007 The Gambia. As expected, the ruling party Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) won big in the parliamentary elections in January and received 42 of the 48 seats that were at stake. There was a slight decline from the 2002 election, which was, however, boycotted by most opposition parties. Four seats went to the United Democratic Party (UDP) while one seat went to an independent candidate. A further five members of parliament are appointed directly by the president. According to abbreviationfinder: GA is the 2-letter acronym for the country of Gambia. According to CountryAAH, Banjul is the capital city of Gambia. An alleged coup attempt in March 2006 resulted in severe penalties for 13 people, most of the former military. Courts handed down four life sentences, while…
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