Will he make a promise not to serve another term? Will he promise to initiate a bill to introduce a term limit to the presidency?  Will he work to restore a second round in voting if a presidential candidate does not have more than 50 percent of the votes cast? Will he open up the media to divergent views and dissenting opinion? Will he restore the invitation of the special rapporteurs on torture and extrajudicial killings to finish their investigation? Will he announce the establishment of a human rights commission? Will he appear with ex President Jawara and propose a joint initiative to put an end to two to three decades rule under one president? At least the commemoration should not be empty fanfare. It should yield concrete results on how to avoid the mistakes of the past 50 years.   Time will tell!]]>

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