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Albreda: Home Of CFAO Building ‘A Pretty And Well situated Trading Post’

By Yunus S Saliu If there is any other place in The Gambia that may need to be familiar with the story so far it is the CFAO (Compagnie Francaise d’Afrique Occidentale) Building in the Albreda community.It is one of the Kunta Kinteh Island Related Sites, Juffureh/Albreda in the North Bank Region (NBR) that accommodates […]

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African Academy of Languages Entrusts Composition of Pan-African Songs With Jalibah Kuyateh

By Yunus S Saliu The African Academy of Languages (ACALAN) has entrusted the King of Kora Dr Jaliba Kuyateh with the task to compose Pan-African songs for ACALAN. Dr Jaliba Kuyateh was entrusted with this special task on Monday by Dr Lang Fafa Dampha Executive Secretary of the African Academy of Languages (ACALAN) on behalf […]

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The Gambia Glows With Pride At SITA Conakry 2023

The Gambia contingent to the just concluded 9th edition of the International African Textile Salon (SITA) 2023 has raised the country’s flag higher at the weeklong event featuring 42 countries around Africa. The Gambia to this exciting event held in Conakry comprised of fashion designers, textile artists, and models with full support from the National […]

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Musa Molloh’s Tomb In Kesser Kunda

By Yunus S Saliu Most tourists’ expectations when visiting any destination are related to different features such as culture, heritage, history, events, and adventure, and one of the historical places to visit during your visit to the Destination Janjanbureh in the Central River Region is the Musa Molloh’s Tomb now billed for an upgrade. The […]

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Jali Musa: A Virtuoso Musician To Launch New Album, Commemorate 11th Anniversary

By Yunus S Saliu Musa Jobarteh, a learned traditional musician born in Foday Kunda, Upper River Region (URR) to the family of Jobarteh, one of the great traditional musician families in the region is set to launch his new album titled Gambia Kaira Su, on Friday, 24th November 2023. Popularly known for his sobriquet, Jali […]

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Gambia Submits Two Ratified UNESCO Conventions In Paris

By Yunus S Saliu The Minister of Tourism and Culture, on Friday, 10th November 2023 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, submitted formally to UNESCO the two UNESCO Conventions that The Gambian parliament recently ratified. Minister Hamat N.K. Bah was assisted by the Director General, NCAC, Hassoum Ceesay, Director General GT Board Aboubacarr S Camara, […]

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NCAC Holds Meeting On 2003 UNESCO Convention On ICH Country’s Report

By Yunus S Saliu With support from UNESCO, the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) held a one-day stakeholders’ meeting on the 2003 UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) country’s report. The meeting which attracted different stakeholders in the culture sector from across the country was animated by Malawian ICH expert, Dr Lovemore […]

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WTM 2023: The Gambia First Family Should Involve In Rebranding Destination Gambia

By Yunus S Saliu For a more demanding, sustainable, and stakeholders-driven industry, the Deputy Head of Mission at the Gambia High Commission in London has pressed the Gambia First Family to be more involved in rebranding The Gambia. Mr. Sulayman Suntu Touray, the Deputy Head of Mission at The Gambia High Commission in London, speaking […]