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U.S. Embassy Banjul Announces 2019 Study of U.S. Institutes’ Applications

U.S. Embassy Banjul is accepting applications for the Summer, 2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars. The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign scholars and administrators the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, ...
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Embassy Banjul Celebrates Thanksgiving with Gambian Feast

The Embassy Banjul community came together last week to celebrate Thanksgiving as friends and colleagues.  At the end of the day on Friday, the Local Staff Committee treated their American colleagues to a traditional Gambian delicacy benachin, a savory curried rice dish topped with chicken, beef, and sausage and American colleagues provided an array of ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Shelly Seaver’s Interview Highlights Bilateral Engagement, Thanksgiving

On the eve of Thanksgiving, the Public Diplomacy Section arranged a Thanksgiving newspaper exclusive with Chargé d’Affaires, a.i Shelly Seaver.  During her half hour interview with the editors of The Standard newspaper, Chargé Seaver answered questions on the origin and significance of the Thanksgiving, the strength of U.S.-Gambia relations, transitional justice, immigration, visas, and bilateral ...
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