Category: History

The Story of Gambia’s Independence

Culled from Kairaba, the autobiography of The Gambia’s first president On 23 July 1964, representatives of government, political parties, chiefs and members of civil society assembled at Marlborough House, London, for the Gambia’s Independence Conference. I sat across the table from Secretary of State for the Colonies – The Right Honourable Duncan Sandys and negotiated…