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Embassy Banjul Hosts #July4OnTheMoo

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 the 50th Anniversary of the ...
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Temporary Closure for Routine Consular Services

Routine visa processing and American Citizen Services (ACS) at the U.S. Embassy in Banjul will be suspended, effective July 8, 2019 until further notice.  This is a temporary closure and this website will be updated when the Consular Section re-opens.  The Embassy will continue to provide emergency assistance to U.S. citizens during this period.  Please ...
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Temporary Closure for Routine Consular Services

Routine visa processing and American Citizen Services (ACS) at the U.S. Embassy in Banjul will be suspended, effective July 8, 2019 until further notice.  This is a temporary closure and this website will be updated when the Consular Section re-opens.  The Embassy will continue to provide emergency assistance to U.S. citizens during this period.  Please ...
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Ambassador Paschall Congratulates Civil Society and Security Forces

At the closing ceremony of the U.S. Embassy-Sponsored Civil-Military Relations seminar, Ambassador Paschall delivered remarks and congratulated participants.  The State Department-funded summit was a collaboration between the U.S. Embassy Dakar-based Office of Security Cooperation, the U.S. Institute of Security Governance (formerly the Center for Civil-Military Relations), and The Gambia Armed Forced (GAF).  Participants joined teams ...
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Ambassador Paschall Addresses Human Trafficking at Juneteenth Event

Ambassador Paschall joined Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat Bah to celebrate Juneteenth at the American Corner Comium.   The corner commemorated this historic day by screening the last episode of the 2016 remake of Alex Haley’s Roots which tells the story of Kuntah Kinteh, a young man who was kidnapped from The Gambia and sold ...
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