Wednesday, May 27, 2009

The Gambia, Socio-eco-politics

The present boundaries are due to the agreement between UK and France in Paris in 1889 which was completed in 1891.
The Gambia was one of the existing multi-party democracies in AfricaThe peoples Progressive Party (PPP), headed by president Jawara, had dominated for nearly 30 years.
90 % of the people practsed Islamic religion thogh the Govt. did not declared it as a state religion.
Gambians are known for their excelent music and their dancing.
Signs of oldest human habitation
A village
A map of James Islnd and Fort Gambia