Gambia

Flag of GambiaThe Gambia (the Listeni/ˈɡæmbiə/; officially the Republic of the Gambia), also commonly known as Gambia, is a country in West Africa. It is surrounded by Senegal, apart from a short strip of Atlantic coastline at its western end. It is the smallest country on mainland Africa. The country is situated either side of the Gambia River, the nation's namesake, which flows through the country's centre and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 11,295 km² with an estimated population of 1.7 million. Banjul is the Gambian capital, but the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.
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[Daily Observer] The Gambia National Olympic Committee's (GNOC) first...
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[The Point] The Minister for Information and Communication...
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[Sierra Leone Government] Gambian President Adama Barrow arrived in...
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[The Point] UNICEF, with funding support from the European Union, has...
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[The Point] Gambians and people resident in the country are...
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[The Point] Gambia Standards Bureau recently sensitised stakeholders...
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[The Point] The Interior minister, Mai Ahmed Fatty, has cautioned...
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[The Point] Eco Travel Gambia and partners Saturday commemorated...
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[Foroyaa] There's an ongoing furore between the new executives of the...
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[Foroyaa] The Gambia's newly elected lawmakers have expressed hopes...
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[Daily Observer] The Sports Journalists' Association of The Gambia (...
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[Daily Observer] A final-year law student of the University of The...
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[Daily Observer] The Gambia government has welcomed the United...
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[Daily Observer] An officer of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) has died...
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[Daily Observer] Gambian winger Mohamadou 'Muhammed' Sumareh was...
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