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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News about Gambia

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03/23/2017 - 13:20
[Foroyaa] Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1), Ismaila Jammeh, a member of...
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[Foroyaa] Upon completion of his two day visit to the Gambia in which...
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In West Africa, democratization is advancing. In January 2016, The...

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03/22/2017 - 11:01
[Daily Observer] Young people of The Gambia have urged supporters of...
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[Daily Observer] At least 60 stakeholders drawn from various...
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03/22/2017 - 09:16
[Foroyaa] While addressing his first rally in Tobacco Road, a...
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[Foroyaa] The Gambia Prison Department in collaboration with Insight...
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[Foroyaa] This April 2017 will be the 17th anniversary of the student...
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[Premium Times] The president of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, called...
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Gambian protesters called on Monday for the execution of the...

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[Foroyaa] The President of the Republic, Mr. Adama Barrow has...
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[Foroyaa] The West African Journalists Association (WAJA) and the...
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