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Welcome to the Homepage of the Alliance for Democracy in Africa (ADA)

Based in The Gambia, the Alliance for Democracy in Africa (ADA) is an independent nonprofit, nongovernmental, tax exempt 501(c)(3) membership organization that is dedicated to promoting democracy by encouraging Africans, particularly women and children, to internalize and practise democratic values in their societies. The organization was founded in May 2000 and opened a West Africa Regional Office in The Gambia in June 2001.

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Inauguration of The Gambia's New President, Adama Barrow

For summary of President Barrow's speech, see Recent Events

ADA is proud to attend The Gambia's new president's swearing-in ceremony. After a lengthy power struggle, Mr. Adama Barrow, the democratically elected president who has promised "a new dawn" for the country, is to be inaugurated on 18th February, 2017. This day will also mark fifty-two years of independence for The Gambia. ADA looks forward to working closely with the new government to further its goals of promoting education, development, and women's rights.




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