The Gambia - Level 3: Reconsider Travel
Reconsider travel to The Gambia due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire travel advisory.
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.
A Celebrated Virtuoso on an Instrument She Wasn?t Meant to Play
The hallowed tradition of kora playing in Sona Jobarteh?s family passed down the male line. One of her teachers dismissed it as ?an ethnic thing.? But it has brought her international acclaim.
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:21:00 GMT
Yahya Jammeh and the resurgence of Africa?s morbid past, By Toyin Falola
Whatever the consequence of the return of Yahya Jammeh to The Gambia might be, it is a reinforcement of the position of dictators in Africa.
Publ.Date : Sun, 12 Sep 2021 19:55:00 GMT
Writings on Education in West Africa
The first of two publications reissued in this volume, Kilham's Report on a Recent Visit to the Colony of Sierra Leone (1828), discusses the state of education in the colony as well as the general ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2021 23:57:00 GMT
Faal says education system on brink of collapse
The quality of education in the country is deteriorating so badly that most students in grades 10 and grade 12 failed their exams. The performance in English, Maths and Science is depreciating. Many ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Sep 2021 06:50:00 GMT
WAEC timetable: WAEC finally begin May/June 2021 WASSCE exams, go use software to gbab exam malpractice candidates
WAEC na im dey in charge of secondary school exams for di English kontris inside di West Africa region. Dis kontris na The Gambia ... wit just 25,000 teachers wey go work as supervisors.
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Aug 2021 02:36:00 GMT
The comeback of Gambia\'s dictator
Rights groups in the Gambia are up in arms about the potential return of former dictator Yahya Jammeh to the West African country ahead of crucial December elections. Gambia's former dictator ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Sep 2021 08:42:00 GMT
The Education of a Part-Time Punk
(As a teen-ager, I spent a surreal summer in the Gambia, taking long daily lessons from a kora teacher with whom I ... released on an English independent label called Rough Trade, and it gathered ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 12 Sep 2021 17:00:00 GMT
The 77 Percent ? Should Gambia relax its laws on abortion?
It may be a sign Barrow is expecting trouble over the rejection of a new constitution. Voting in Gambia is unlike anywhere else. Instead of casting a paper ballot, Gambians cast a marble instead.
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Jul 2021 10:16:00 GMT
Senegambia and the Atlantic Slave Trade
To register your interest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the course you are teaching. This authoritative study ... Taking as his subject the vast area covering the ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 29 Aug 2021 02:13:00 GMT
Gambia: Corporal Bah Calls On Govt to Facilitate His Overseas Treatment
Corporal Samba Bah, has called on the Gambia Armed Forces and government ... He was quickly taken to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) for treatment where he spent a month but was ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Sep 2021 17:01:00 GMT
China-Gambia ties enter new stage, ambassador says
[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Gambia-China relations have entered a new stage of development within the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, with bilateral relations growing ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Aug 2021 21:31:00 GMT
Nigeria: Yahya Jammeh and the Resurgence of Africa\'s Morbid Past
Opinion - One could only imagine the amount of shock and disbelief that greeted the news that Yahya Jammeh has formed some coalition with the incumbent president, with the possibility of a return to ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 12 Sep 2021 23:13:00 GMT