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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Gambia Rulers Named

BANJUL -- Gambia's new military ruler, Lieutenant Yayeh Jameh, unveiled a 15-member government Tuesday made up almost equally of soldiers and civilians.


The non-military were mostly civil servants under President Sir Dawda Jawara, who was toppled in a weekend coup and has since fled to neighboring Senegal.


An official statement named Jameh president and put four other lieutenants earlier named as coup leaders in key posts.