Tag: Gambia

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Gambia promotes historical & cultural tourism in Roots Festival

Momodou C Joof, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism & Culture along with Tombong Saidy, Roots Committee Member & former Ambassador to Washington DC had announced the dates of the Roots Homecoming Festival 2016, to be held from May 6-13 in Banjul, Gambia, West Africa. The two gentlemen were graced by Sharon Parris-Chambers, CEO […]

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Gambia Tourism Board organises international fishing competition

Gambia Tourism Board (GTB) partnered with stakeholders in the tourism sector and recently organised a beach casting or fishing competition, named “Fish The Gambia (FTG)” at the Gambia River. The initiative was taken by the GTB with the aim to turn this fishing competition into an internationally-acclaimed event. Bernard Westgarth, one of the organisers, announced […]

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Ecotourism flourishes in The Gambia, a small jewel in west Africa

The African continent is known for its wildlife and flora. But in The Gambia you have to look up to the sky.  Here at the Tanji Bird Reserve in The Gambia’s National Park, there are more than 500 species of birds, some of them very rare. Source: Euronews

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