See also: Gambia news

Access Gambia - Directory of Gambia Web Sites
Extensive directory (over 100 pages) of Gambia web sites, arranged by topics. Includes videos, photographs. events. Formerly Gambia Gateway.

Adventures in Health Education and AgriculturalDevelopment, Inc. (AHEAD)
"...a non-profit, non-government...self-help organization whose purpose is to combat malnutrition, disease and poverty in developing countries." "It was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1981 by African-Americans, Dr. Irving C. Williams and his wife, Elvira...." Has programs in the Gambia.

African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies
Information from the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library site. A pan-African, independent international NGO established in 1989 to support the OAU African Charter on Human and People's Rights. Publishes the African Human Rights Newsletter, civic education posters, reports, etc. Based in The Gambia. Former site not active:

African Online Digital Library
Has primary records such as Banjul Muslims and the Islamic Court. By Walter Hawthorne and Bala Saho. [KF]

Airtip (Africa Information Revolution Through Internet Power)
Gambia internet service provider. Offers web hosting, such as for Yellowgate Studios, Gambian music site and Science Notes for Gambia students by Dr. Paul Matthews, University of Gambia.

American Overseas Digital Library. ALMA (African Language Materials Archive)
Many full text books, in Adobe PDF, in Wolof, Mandinka, Pulaar. Each title has full bibliographic information. A project of the West African Research Association and the AODL, supported in part by UNESCO and Columbia University. The WARA site describes the project.

Bantaba in Cyberspace
"...a web based community forum where Gambians and friends of Gambia express their views. It’s divided into several forums" (politics, education, culture, tourism, religion, technology, history, sports, etc. "Community members choose to participate in the forums they are interested in.'

BéréSanké Percussion
Site of musician husband-and-wife-team, Kocassale (Koca) Dioubate (from Guinea) & Aimee Epp. Offers workshops, background on Mandingo music, history of the Djembe, Griot culture. Origins, photographs, sound samples of musical instruments from West Africa - Kora, Bolon, Ngoni, Koni, Bada, Balafon. Sells musical instruments including Djembe drums. Supports NGOs in Gambia and Guinea. Based in Vancouver, Canada.

Committee to Protect Journalists
Based in New York city, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. Use the Search box at the bottom of the main page to locate information on The Gambia.

Democratic Union of Gambian Activists, Duga
Facebook page.

Gambia Center For Victims Of Human Rights Violations - Facebook Page

Gambia Divestiture Agency
"The key mandate of the Agency is to implement Government's divestiture programme and serve as the secretariat for the divestiture process." Information on the Public Enterprises slated for divestiture. Based in Banjul.

Gambia Domain Name Administration
"Physical presence in The Gambia is the general rule, but there is a provision to allow multinational companies to protect their trademark or name." History, internet service providers, prices.

The Gambia Experience
UK tour operator to The Gambia. Frequently Asked Questions, hotel information, special offers, map, tours, a program to help schools.

Gambia International Airlines

Site has closed. Discussion on The Gambia. List created by Dr. Katim Touray in 1996. Past messages are at

Gambia National Olympic Committee
Has a Committee report. Based in Bakau, the Gambia.

Gambia. Office of the President.

Gambia Page - Momodou Camara
Information on the country, culture, music and photos by a Gambian national living in Denmark. Has the text of the Report of the National Consultative Committee on the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council's Programme of Rectification and Timetable for Transition to Democratic Constitutional Rule in the Gambia. (1995. Chaired by Dr. Lenrie Peters.) Links to Gambia-related web sites. Maintained by Momodou Camara.

Gambia Tourism Authority - "Visit the Gambia"

A Gambia Trip
About a trip to the Gambia. Has photos but photos may not all be of the Gambia, some are from a Corel photo cd-rom.

Gambian Writers - Discovery of Gambian Writing and Literature
The site has closed. The Internet Archive has archived the site. History of Gambian literature, biography of Lenrie Peters and other writers. Gambia literary news. See also his literary blog. Maintained by Cherno Omar Barry, U.*/

Human Rights Watch - Gambia

Institut de recherche pour le developpement - Horizon Database
In French. Find over 1,000 full text articles, monographs relating to Gambia. Searches take a while.

Examples -
Les bassins des fleuves Sénégal et Gambie : étude géomorphologique. 810 p.
Yellow fever in the Gambia, 1978-1979 : entomological aspects and epidemiological correlations. 12 p.

International Boundaries Reseach Unit, University of Durham
Founded 1989 at the Univ. of Durham (UK). Has a keyword searchable News Database which retrieves articles from the BBC Summary of World Broadcasts, West Africa, Keesings, and other sources.Has a discussion list, Int-Boundaries.

International Monetary Fund. Gambia and the IMF
Full text reports on Gambia's economy. Includes "Gambia: Recent Economic Developments" and "Gambia - Statistical Annex."

Internet Society. Gambia Chapter

Adrie Kraaij - Africa Trip
Kraaij sold his house, quit his job and is traveling thru Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, and Mali, Dec. 1996-April 1997, with a laptop and digital camera. Site is in Dutch and gives an account with photos of his trip.

Law Hub Gambia
Independent, self-funded organization. Provides free access to case-law, legislation and secondary legal materials from The Gambia. Historical documents such as the Gambia Independence Conference 1964. Criminal, election, human rights laws. Case law, Gambia Law Reports.

Mande Studies (Madison, Wisconsin)
Journal of the Mande Studies Association (MANSA), a multidisplinary group with interests in the Mande region of West Africa. Has the table of contents. MANSA also publishes a print newsletter.

Mathis, Kane - Kora Music
Information and photographs on the making and playing of the Kora, a West African "harp" and the history of Jelis or griots. Mathis, based in Barrington, Illinois, studied with Jeli Ba Malamin Jobarteh and his family in The Gambia. Includes audio clips of Kora music (for those with sound cards/speakers) and African proverbs collected by Mathis.

National Centre of Arts and Culture
Has an article on the publishing industry.

Plymouth - Banjul Challenge
Beginning December 2004, drivers will travel over 3,000 miles from Plymouth (the South coast of Great Britain) to Dakar to raise funds for charities in Senegal and the Gambia. or

Pradines, Stéphane (1997) The pottery of the Sereer and the tumuli of

The full-text, in French, of an article in Internet Archaeology, No. 3, Autumn 1997. One must register (free registration) to access articles. Includes abstracts in English. "The Internet Archaeology consortium consists of the British Academy, The Council for British Archaeology and the Universities of Durham, Glasgow, Oxford, Southampton and York."

QuantumNET is "Gambia's First Internet Service Provider." Offers web hosting and design.

Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (Banjul, the Gambia)
Built in the 1890s by the British, it is the teaching hospital for the University of the Gambia. Annual report, photographs, ways to donate to the hospital.

Saine, Abdoulaye - Proposals to President Jammeh, Political Party Leaders, etc. [Position Paper]
Dr. Saine is Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, Miami University, Ohio. An abridged version appeared in the print magazine New African (London) April 2000, p. 44-46.

Sambakala Village Project
Project to build a school for about 150 children and 75-100 adults. Includes photographs of the village. The School will also serve as a first aid center.

Save the Gambia Democracy Project
On the political situation and violations of press freedom in the Gambia. Based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission
Established by the Gambia parliament to investigate and establish an impartial historical record of human right violations, and to consider reparations for the victims of abuses, promote reconciliation and promote non-reoccurrence. Reports, hearings.

On the site of funded by Fondation Hirondelle.

United Nations Development Programme - Gambia
Gambia projects, profile. Based in Banjul, The Gambia.

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook
Has a map, information on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense.

U.S. Department of State. Report on Human Rights Practices - Gambia
2021 Report, 2016 Report2008 Report, 2007 Report, 2006 Report, 2005 Report, 2004 Report, 2003 Report, 2002 Report, 2001 Report, 2000 Report, 1999 Report, 1998 Report, 1997 Report, 1996  Report, 1993-1995 Reports.

United States. National Weather Service - Gambia
Banjul weather report.

Univ. of Pennsylvania Gambia Page and Search Engine
Map, travel, language information, etc., created by Julie Sisskind, now maintained by Ali Dinar. UPenn has a search facility for their very large web site.

Wolrd Bank. Gambia Economic Update 2022
"on the state of the Gambian economy and its outlook, together with the structural reforms it requires, and the development challenges it faces."
Press release.