Gambia Tourist Sites

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BIRD SAFARI CAMP Located in Janjanbureh. A tropical paradise lodge set on the meandering river banks of MacCarthy Island, deep in the African bush. This idyllic location provides a perfect base for the discerning traveler who is seeking a genuine … Continued

Spotlight on: Yabouy’s Home Cooking

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Ida Cham, born in 1964, studied Hotel Tourism & Catering Management at West London College from 1987 to 1989 Upon returning to The Gambia, she worked at Senegambia Beach Hotel as the manager of Guest Relations and Sales Marketing respectively. … Continued

Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang Gambia’s New Vice President

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Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang has been named as the new vice president of The Gambia in the government of President Adama Barrow. She was adviser to the first president of The Gambia, Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, on women and children’s affairs, and … Continued

Our Take With The New Barrow’s Administration

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Congratulations president-elect, Adama Barrow, Friday 02 December 2016 marked a historical event in the annals of The Gambia, for nobody expected the defeat of President Jammeh and were surprised to hear him conceding defeat. Jammeh should be commended for that … Continued

What Slavery, Slave Trade and Colonialism means to Africa

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The Gambia today holds an international colloquium on Slavery, Slave Trade and Colonialism to discuss pertinent issues on the topic. The Government of The Gambia has taken the initiative of spearheading this international campaign gathering support for a successful tabling … Continued

UNICEF applauds ban on Child Marriage in Gambia

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The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in The Gambia has issued a statement welcoming President Yahya Jammeh’s ban on child marriage in The Gambia. “We applaud the strong leadership shown by His Excellency the President, demonstrating government’s commitment to … Continued

The Gambia bans female genital mutilation (FGM)

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President Yahya Jammeh outlaws practice that affects three-quarters of women in west African country The Gambia has announced it will ban female genital mutilation (FGM) after the Guardian launched a global campaign to end the practice. The president, Yahya Jammeh, … Continued

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