The Gambia is a developing country in western Africa; the capital is Banjul. The official language is English, but many inhabitants speak indigeneous languages such as Wolof or Mandinka. Facilities for tourism in the Banjul area are good; however, outside the capital region, tourist facilities are limited in availability and quality.
LIer raising funds to help students from Gambia achieve college dreams
Ashleigh Deluca, of Glen Cove, shared memories of teaching English to sixth-graders in Gambia 10 years ago. She says parents there often pull their kids out of school due to financial reasons, and so they could help out at home. "Your priority was not ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 10 Feb 2018 13:27:00 GMT
The Barbican plays host to Imagining Ireland
Sallay was born in Kenya, lived in London and Maynooth, moved with her family to Gambia and did her leaving Cert and University studies in Ireland. Her Sierra Leonean father met her Irish mother in Kenya, where she was travelling, and teaching English.
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:18:00 GMT
Gambia\'s president says recovery \'like carrying a mountain\'
BANJUL, Gambia ? Gambia's new president says taking over a bankrupt nation was "like carrying a mountain" and that stabilizing the economy will take time after the former leader left it in tatters. In an interview with The Associated Press, President ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Feb 2018 02:20:27 GMT
Gambia?s President Claims to Cure AIDS
A report on the English-language Web site of Spiegel Online draws our attention to Yahya Jammeh, the president of Gambia, who claims that he has the power to cure H.I.V. and AIDS, but can do so only on Thursdays. Yahya Jammeh, 41 years old, has been the ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 09 Mar 2007 01:48:00 GMT
Iran bans teaching of English in schools after ?cultural invasion? warning
Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official has said, after Islamic leaders warned that early learning of the language opened the way to a western ?cultural invasion?. ?Teaching English in government and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 07 Jan 2018 21:13:32 GMT