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Embassy Banjul hosts #July4OnTheMoo

It was the largest ever July 4th reception in Banjul with well over 150 government representatives, members of civil society and press, and even popular Gambian recording artists

The U.S. Embassy hosted the annual Independence Day Official reception on Tuesday, July 2.  It was the largest ever July 4th reception in Banjul with well over 150 government representatives, members of civil society and press, and even popular Gambian recording artists in attendance.  The theme of the evening was…

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U.S. Embassy Announces Annual Competition for Humphrey Fellowship 2020-2021

The Fellowship is a one-year program to study at a leading U.S. university

The United States Embassy Banjul is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program open to Gambians. The Fellowship is a one-year program to study at a leading U.S. university, offered to young and mid-career professionals who have a proven track record of leadership and…

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Ambassador Richard Paschall’s Remarks at State House Credentialing Ceremony

We will work with Gambians to build the capacity of the government, of civil society, and of private business

By Ambassador Richard Paschall It was a pleasure to present my letters of credence to His Excellency President Barrow, and I am grateful to him and to his government for hosting this ceremony and for the warm welcome and statement of friendship, of partnership, and of a shared commitment to…

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Ambassador-designate Richard Carlton Paschall III

Richard “Carl” Paschall, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, is the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia

Ambassador-designate Paschall arrived in The Gambia on March 14, 2019, and looks forward to presenting his credentials to His Excellency President Adama Barrow at the earliest opportunity. Richard “Carl” Paschall, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, is the U.S. Ambassador to the…

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Gambia: United States Department of State Acknowledges Gambia’s Commitment to Religious Freedom

The Ambassador encouraged Sunni and Ahmadi Muslims to practice restraint and tolerance and to allow one another to coexist in mutual respect and acceptance

As required by the U.S. Congress, the United States Department of State released the 2017 International Religious Freedom Report on May 29, acknowledging the commitment of the government of The Gambia towards religious freedom and tolerance. Selected excerpts of that report follow. In January 2017, President Adama Barrow announced the…

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Ambassador Alsup: United States Committed to Expanding Trade Links with The Gambia

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) covers an expanded list of 6,400 products from Africa, including handicrafts and footwear, fish and fish products, textile, and apparel, which are some key items produced by The Gambia

The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, C. Patricia Alsup on May 9 presided over an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) workshop in Banjul, using the opportunity to reaffirm the United States Government’s commitment to restoring and expanding its trade links with The Gambia. The AGOA workshop was organized…

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U.S. Announces $50,000 to Assist Gambian Flood Victims

Catholic Relief Services added $25,000 from its private funding to USAID’s $50,000 and has been working diligently over the past two months to restore potable water access and sanitation facilities

Ambassador of the United States of America to The Gambia Patricia Alsup recently visited Jarra Jasong (Lower River Region) to view progress on a $50,000 (GMD 2.3M) USG grant to assist victims of the August 2017 flood. Shortly after the September 11 flooding, a rapid assessment team from the Gambian…