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The Gambia River bridge set to end ‘centuries’ of trade chaos with Senegal

The Gambia River bridge set to end ‘centuries’ of trade chaos with Senegal

This article from BBC World Africa shows the opening of the recently completed Gambia River Bridge.

A new bridge spanning the River Gambia is set to revolutionise travel and trade in the region.

The Gambia is a thin sliver of land either side of the eponymous river, surrounded on three sides by Senegal.

The 1.9km (1.2 miles) Senegambia bridge near Farafenni links the two halves of The Gambia, as well as allowing people from the north of Senegal to reach the southern Senegalese province of Casamance with ease.

Read the rest of the article at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-46973684

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