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WEST AFRICA- Prospects for Senegambia

Prospects for Senegambia Rajen Harshe THE formation of Senegambia is an important development but is not an unprecedented event. Like-minded states in West Africa have in the past resorted to federations, unions, and even mergers. For instance, the Mali Federation between Senegal and Soudan (1959) was formed even before the two countries formally became independent. What is more, such associations have cut across the linguistic boundaries as in the case of Ghana-Guinea union immediately after Guinea's independence in 1958.

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