Sent out in 1795 by the African Society of London, he got as far as Bambarra, saw the Niger, travelled five hundred miles with a slave-merchant, reconnoitred the Gambia River
, and returned to England in 1797.
Onboard the Harmony, the cruise sails from Dakar to Dakar, along the West Africa Coast and upstream on the Gambia River
, deep inside the continent.
na av 3th The Gambia is a tiny country, with most of its land along the banks of the Gambia river
, although its beach resorts are along a short Atlantic-facing coastline.
Assan Sarr, Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia River
Basin: the politics of land control, 1790-1940.
The narrow piece of land around the Gambia River
is bounded by Senegal on three sides, with the North Atlantic Ocean touching a short coastline in the west.
SAMBANGALOU DAM The Sambangalou hydro project is located on the Gambia river
in Senegal, with part of the reservoir lying in Guinea.
FORMERLY known as Bathurst, beautiful Banjul is the capital city of The Gambia, sitting at the point where the Gambia River
meets the Atlantic Ocean.
In my mind, a set of size 11 Danners are still pressed into the mud along the Senegalese banks of the Gambia River
, where I waited, shotgun in hand, in the fading orange sunset for the flocks of ganga, or four-banded sand grouse, to arrive.
Other highlights include cruises down the Gambia River
where holidaymakers can watch the local fishermen and aquatic bird-life.
In September 2015 the African Development Bank approved a [Euro]121.5-million package to the Gambia River
Basin Development Organization (OMVG) to improve electricity access and provide renewable, clean and affordable energy in The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal.
The Board also approved a multinational Gambia River
Basin Development Organisation (OMVG) Energy Project which will benefit The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Senegal with combined loans and grants financing amounting to $64.93 million.