Moving away from The Gambia to the West often brings cultural shocks, especially for young people. But as a footballer, Ebrima Jobe has adapted quite quickly to life in the US. No sooner had he settled in college than his talent in soccer
Mariatou Sarr has a rare cosmopolitan character. She was born and bred in The Gambia in West Africa, married to a man from Zimbabwe in Southern Africa, and currently lives and works in Dubai in the Middle East, where she bagged a top
Omar Saidykhan has dropped his police beret to settle for unlikeliest of jobs, at least for a former Gambian policeman: fitness model. He is now based in England and has since set up his company, Blak Panther Modelling .
For more than a decade, Lawyer Modou Lamin Saho (1932-1993) was Attorney General and Minister of Justice in the first republic – and for most of that time, some of his colleagues tried to eliminate him from the government.