Janjangbureh, The Gambia

Located on McCarthy Island in the River Gambia, Janjangbureh or Janjanbureh was founded in 1823 as a settlement for freed slaves by Captain Alexander Grant. Originally known as Georgetown until […]

Benin Republic

The Republic of Benin is an amazing country to visit on the itinerary of West African countries. You will come across large palatial ruins and temples of Dahomey that reigned […]

Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka started out as a small village located at Manda Hill, close to the spot where the Zambian National Assembly building presently stands. In 1905, British settlers began the construction […]

Memories from Senegal: Saly Portudal

My time in Saly was short and fun; my stay at the Baobab Belge was very nice. I wish I had more time. After a couple of days in Dakar the capital, I headed […]