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March 11, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Celebrating the success of an unprecedented African mission to restore democracy, President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah returned to the capital, Freetown, in triumph after a 10-month exile forced by a military coup. Kabbah, 66, who was welcomed by 21-gun salutes, dancers and roaring crowds, pledged to rebuild his battered country and replace military rule with constitutional government. Kabbah, the nation's first elected leader, had been living in neighboring Guinea since May.
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March 11, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Celebrating the success of an unprecedented African mission to restore democracy, President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah returned to the capital, Freetown, in triumph after a 10-month exile forced by a military coup. Kabbah, 66, who was welcomed by 21-gun salutes, dancers and roaring crowds, pledged to rebuild his battered country and replace military rule with constitutional government. Kabbah, the nation's first elected leader, had been living in neighboring Guinea since May.
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