History of the Gambia
The modern-day Gambia was once part of the Mali and Songhai Empires.
It is possible that the Carthaginian explorer Hanno the Navigator sailed as far as the Gambia on an expedition in the sixth or ...
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The incredible Senegambian Stone Circles
Throughout human history, mankind has been passionate about building impressive monuments. Very often, this is achieved by building something that is the largest, highest, longest, most expensive, etc
The Gambia
The Gambia (/ˈɡæmbiə/; officially the Republic of the Gambia and often called simply Gambia) is an enclaved country in West Africa mostly surrounded...
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Elections in the Gambia
Elections in The Gambia gives information on election and election results in Gambia. Gambia elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for...
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Ghana Empire
The Ghana Empire (c. 300 until c. 1235) was located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and western Mali. Complex societies had existed in the region since about 1500 BC, an...
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Serer history
The medieval history of the Serer people of Senegambia is partly characterised by resisting Islamization from perhaps the 11th century during the Almoravid movement (which would later result in the Se...
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Albreda
Albreda is a historic settlement in the Gambia on the north bank of the Gambia River, variously described as a 'trading post' or a 'slave fort'. It is located near Jufureh in the North Bank Division a...
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The incredible Senegambian Stone Circles
Throughout human history, mankind has been passionate about building impressive monuments. Very often, this is achieved by building something that is the largest, highest, longest, most expensive, etc
The Royal House of Jogo Siga Joof
The Royal House of Jogo Siga Joof (Serer : Mbin Jogo Siga Juuf, other variation : Keur Diogo Siga, etc.) was the second royal house founded by the Joof family during the Guelowar dynastic period ...
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Dog Island, Gambia
Dog Island is a small island, situated on the Gambia River in the Republic of the Gambia about 13 kilometres from the mouth of the river to the Atlantic Ocean. The area of the island is less than 3.5 ...
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Kukoi Sanyang
Kukoi Samba Sanyang (1952 – 18 June 2013) led a 1981 rebellion against the democratically elected Gambian government of President Dawda Jawara.On 31 July 1981, while Jawara was abroad, a 12-member Nat...
Geography of the Gambia
The Gambia is a very small and narrow country with the border based on the Gambia River. The country is less than 48 km wide at its greatest width. The country's present boundaries were defined i...
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West Africa Command
West Africa Command was a Command of the British Army.
After the First World War, military forces in the four British West African colonies (Nigeria, the Gold Coast, Sierra Leone, and the Gambia) ...
The Battle of Fandane-Thiouthioune
The Battle of Fandane-Thiouthioune (or Thiouthiogne), also known as The Battle of Somb or The Battle of Somb-Tioutioune, occurred on 18 July 1867. It was a religious war between the Serer people and ...
Thomas Southorn
Wilfrid Thomas Southorn (1879–1957) (Chinese Translated Name: 修頓), known as Tom, was a British colonial administrator, spending the large part of career in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). He was the Colonial ...
Kingdom of Sine
The Kingdom of Sine (also: Sin or Siin in Serer-Sine language) was a pre-colonial Serer kingdom along the north bank of the Saloum River delta in modern Senegal. The inhabitants are called Siin-Siin ...
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Le Petit Senegal
Le Petit Sénégal, or Little Senegal, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It has been called Le Petit Senegal by the West African immigrant community and Little Senegal by some...
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Talking drum
The talking drum is an hourglass-shaped drum from West Africa, whose pitch can be regulated to mimic the tone and prosody of human speech. It has two drumheads connected by leather tension cords, whic...
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Military of the Gambia
The 'Military of Gambia consists of the Gambian National Army which numbers about 2,500 members. Recruits receive training from the Turkish-Gambian Training Team.The army consists of infantry battalio...
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