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Gambian military officer attends US course

Oct 23, 2013, 10:34 AM

On Friday, October 18, Captain Amat Jangum of the Gambia armed forces went to the United States of America to attend a leadership training program, called the Next Generation of African Security Sector Leaders Course.

The three-week program, funded by the United States government, is held at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, DC.

The program was designed to teach and enhance professionalism, ethics and leadership in the security sector, and is attended by mid-level security sector professionals from throughout Africa.

Additionally, the program will examine Africa’s contemporary and emerging security threats, while exploring the best ways to enhance relationships between civilians and the security sector in order to advance good governance and democracy in Africa.