Sep 5, 2008, 5:31 AM
H.E. Alhaji Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, former President of the
The book will be launched under the distinguished Chief Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Prof Alhaji Dr Yahya A. J. J. Jammeh, President of the
H.E. Alpha Omar Konare, former President of Mali and former President of the A.U. Commission, H.E. Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah former President of Sierra Leone, H.E. Ambassador James Victor Gbeho, President of the ECOWAS Commission and H.E. Senator Liyel Imoke, the Executive Governor of
The autobiography, which chronicles the life and times of Sir Dawda, who was the leader of the People's Progressive Party (the party that led The Gambia to independence) for some 40 years, will be reviewed by Mr. Monie Ralph Captan, former Foreign Minister of Liberia, Chairman of Comium Liberia and President of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce.
Sir Dawda served the
With conciseness and candour, Jawara gives a graphic account of the events leading up to his reconciliation with President Jammeh.
Kairaba is essential reading for anyone who is interested in the political and socio-economic development of The Gambia.