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‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

Year 1840 (continued) Destination Niumi. The scene we are looking at is the arrival of about 700 Sarahule mercenaries brought in to the kingdom at...

‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

Captain History: Flight Attendants prepare cabin for takeoff. Chief Flight Attendant Time: Please put your seat in an upright position. The captain has also switched...

‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

Sundiata died in 1255 and from then onwards his successors assumed the title of Mansa and the empire continued to expand until 1670 (after...

‘Mandinka is not a tribe and before 1864, there were no Mandinka speaking people in Gambia’ says Jammeh – My response

We have looked at how we likely got the name Gambia and also that there never was a land called Gambia in its present...

The Mande Charter (Kouroukan Fouga) of 1235

According to the Epic of Sundiata, Kouroukan Fouga or Kurukan Fuga was the constitution of the Mali Empire created after the Battle of Krina (1235) by an assembly of nobles to create a government for the newly established empire...

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US okays Gambia’s progress on fiscal transparency

The United States Department of State has hailed Gambia's significant progress in its efforts on government fiscal reform. In its report 2020 on Fiscal Transparency,...