Banjul (Arabic:بانجول), officially the City of Banjul and formerly known as Bathurst, is the capital of the Gambia and is in a division of the same name. The population of the city proper is only 34,828, with the Greater Banjul Area, which includes the City of Banjul and the Kanifing Municipal Council, at a population of 357,238 (2003 census). Banjul is on St Mary's Island (Banjul Island), where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. The island is connected to the mainland to the west and the rest of Greater Banjul Area via bridges. There are also ferries linking Banjul to the mainland at the other side of the river.
Banjul takes its name from the Mandé people who gathered specific fibres on the island, which were used in the manufacture of ropes. Bang julo is the Mandinka (Mande) word for rope fibre. The mispronunciation led to the word Banjul.
Mamodou Bah, the Director General for the Food Safety and QualityAuthority (FSQA) on Monday said the small buckets of mayonnaise that were recycled into cooking oil after it was abandoned at a dumping site in the market of Banjul, are not fit for consumption ... premises in Banjul.
The Trade minister added that the duty free and quota free market access has the great potential of promoting industrialization, creating jobs for the youth and women as well as to accelerate the rate of economic growth and development in The Gambia... BANJUL, 11th August 2023.
These are good achievements because it has also helped the council to be able to focus on other development ranging from paying our counterpart contribution to the new office building and Youth for Excellence center and we also manage to build and renovate toilets in the market and buy bins for households in Banjul.”.
Speaking on Saturday, Mr Barrow stated. “I need all the seats because they are important to me. If I win all seats, then it will make my work easy. Having a mayor who is the same party as me will make my work easy and functioning ... He explained that the premises within the BanjulMarket, which is a commercial area, is always not cleaned ... ....
London/Banjul — The global market for children’s over-the-counter cough, cold and allergy remedies in 2022 was worth about $2.5bn, according to market research firm Euromonitor... In Gambia, imported cough syrup for children was found by global health officials to be contaminated with two highly toxic substances ... Reuters .
“There is enough supply in the market, fuel stations are getting deliveries,” he said. Mr Sankanu, said the Banjul-bound ship with fuel which was delayed by weather conditions at sea, will dock in Banjul from today ...
The garden according to her, has been in use for many years now and the women grow different kinds of vegetables to serve various markets across the greater BanjulArea. However, she complained about the lack of adequate market outlets and storage facilities which often leads them to sell their produce at giveaway prices to prevent them from rot.
It’s a multibillion-dollar industry, and we wanted to get on the ground early to position ourselves to capture market share and be part of shaping the industry ... We selected The Gambia as a starting point because it is familiar terrain; it has a small population, and we could control a lot of variables in this market.
However, the demolition could not take place on Friday, which led the vendors to return to the disputed market ... He made this assertion at his office in Banjul, while responding to accusations and claims made by Ousman Bojang, a claimant of the said land now used as a market, which recently got demolished.
Manjang made this assertion at his office in Banjul, while responding to accusations and claims made by Ousman Bojang that he is the rightful owner of the said land used as a market. He indicated that Ousman Bojang has no authority to allocate a market or canteens in reserved areas.
The Teams visited FishLanding Sites and Markets to Administer Questionnaires and collect Fish Samples for Laboratory Analysis... A Total of 57 Fish Samples was collected from 7 Fish Landing Sites and 9 Markets within the Greater Banjul area.
The teams visited fish landing sites and markets to administer questionnaires and collect fish samples for laboratory analysis ... He said a total of 57 fish samples were collected from seven fish landing sites and nine markets within the Greater BanjulArea.
The sale also seeks to enhance marketing through increased access to rams by maximising the influx in the Greater BanjulArea (GBA) where the demand for rams and purchasing power of buyers is higher ... Momodou Darboe, director general, GambiaLivestock Marketing Agency (GLMA), said ...