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Jawara

(ˈdʒɑːwərə)
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(Biography) Sir Dawda (ˈdɔːdə). born 1924, Gambian statesman; president of The Gambia (1970–94); overthrown in a military coup
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-African Legend Awards - This prestigious category is given to exceptional industry and thought leaders, won by past president of The Gambia Sir Dawda Jawara, first Female African Airline Captain, Capt Irene Koki Mutungi, Danny Jordaan of South Africa for World Cup 2010, Capt Desta Zeru, first Captain of B787 Dreamliner and latest was by Kumneger Tekel, an Ethiopian pioneer of M.I.C.E.
The focus had been on the 22 July 1994 coup that brought the then Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh to power and the removal from office of the avuncular Sir Dawda Jawara, who led the country to independence in February 1965.
Summary: The African continent is dipping its toes into corporate governance and many countries are implementing far-reaching regulations, according to Dawda Jawara III, Legal Director at Clyde & Co
Dawda Jawara, Legal Director at Clyde & Co, comments, "We are delighted to present the second annual guide covering some of the world's most exciting growth markets.
Formerly a British colony, The Gambia became independent in 1965 with Dawda Jawara leading the new country's government.
And finally, unlike their colleagues in former British West African colonies, Gambian political leaders have the dubious distinction of reticence: the only Gambian notable to ever have written a memoir is Sir Dawda Jawara (born 1924), who led the country from 1962 to 1994, and even this memoir was published only in 2011.
The death penalty in Gambia was abolished during the reign of former President Dawda Jawara, however it was reinstated after incumbent President Jammeh came to power in 1994.
Despues del fracaso de la reunion de Addis Abbeba de marzo de 1980, en la que se reunieron los Ministros de Justicia de los Estados miembros de la OUA, tiene lugar en Banjul una Conferencia Ministerial organizada a iniciativa del Presidente de Gambia, Dawda Jawara, por la Secretaria General de la OUA del 9 al 15 de junio de 1980.
In July 1994, the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC) seized power in a military coup d'etat, deposing the government of Sir Dawda Jawara. Lieutenant Yahya A.J.J.
The success of African Travel Market attracted the presence of the former President of the Gambia Sir Dawda Jawara, the former Secretary General of the British Commonwealth Sir Emeka Anyaoku and the former Vice President of Nigeria Sir Alex Ekwueme as guests among more than 10,000 visitors who attended the event last year.
In 1986 he was kicked out of Gambia for accusing President Sir Dawda Jawara of being more interested in golf than governing.