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Monday, July 24, 2017

American businessman convicted of trying to seize power in the Gambia


A businessman from Texas, Cherno Njie was sentenced to a year in prison in the US on charges of plotting a coup in Gambia. He wanted to be President of this country.

As Reuters reported, the military coup attempt occurred in the night on 30 December 2014. Armed men attacked the presidential Palace in the capital Banjul.

 

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