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  2. Yahya Jammeh - Wikipedia

    Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh (born 25 May 1965) is a Gambian politician and former military officer who was the leader of The Gambia from 1994 to 2017, firstly as chairman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC) from 1994 to 1996 and then as President of the Gambia from 1996 to 2017.

  3. African nationalism - Wikipedia

    African nationalism is an umbrella term which refers to a group of political ideologies, mainly within East, West, Central, and Southern Africa, as well as to some extent Northern Africa (specifically Libya during the rule of Muammar Gaddafi, see Third International Theory), which are all based on the idea of national self-determination and the creation of nation states.

  4. Public - Wikipedia

    In public relations and communication science, publics are groups of individual people, and the public (a.k.a. the general public) is the totality of such groupings. This is a different concept to the sociological concept of the Öffentlichkeit or public sphere.

  5. 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony - Wikipedia

    "At some point in their histories, most nations experience a revolution that changes everything about them. The United Kingdom had a revolution that changed the whole of human existence. In 1709 Abraham Darby smelted iron in a blast furnace, using coke. And so began the Industrial Revolution. Out of Abraham's Shropshire furnace flowed molten ...

  6. African Americans in San Francisco - Wikipedia

    African Americans in San Francisco, California, comprised just under 6% of the city's total population as of 2019 U.S. Census Bureau The community began with workers and entrepreneurs of the California Gold Rush in the 19th century, and in the early-to-mid 20th century, grew to include migrant workers with origins in the Southern United States, who worked as railroad workers or service people ...

  7. Senegal - Wikipedia

    Here is also found Senegal's highest point, Baunez ridge situated 2.7 km southeast of Nepen Diakha at 648 m (2,126 ft). The northern border is formed by the Senegal River; other rivers include the Gambia and Casamance Rivers. The capital Dakar lies on the Cap-Vert peninsula, the westernmost point of continental Africa.

  8. History of Latvia - Wikipedia

    The duchy owned a large fleet and established two colonies — St. Andrews Island in the estuary of Gambia River (in Africa) and Tobago Island (in the Caribbean Sea). Courland related place names from this period still survive today in these places.

  9. Index - Wikipedia

    Index, the winding number of an oriented closed curve on a surface relative to a point on that surface; Diversity index, a measure of distribution or variety in fields such as ecology or information science; Index of a vector field, an integer that helps to describe the behaviour of a vector field around an isolated zero; Number theory