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Protests in the Gambia highlight tensions over Chinese investment in Africa

Gunjur Beach should be a pearl in the crown of the Gambia, a small sliver of a country in West Africa.

Long stretches of silver sand are lined with coconut palms, while many generations of fishermen from nearby Senegal have used this beach as a landing point for their colourful and masterfully crafted wooden boats.

  • Holly Eva Ryan
  • The Conversation

And in the past 30 years several bars and eco-tourism ventures have moved into the area, serving “voluntourists” and bird watchers.

I have just returned from Gunjur, where I was researching its historical community-based link with the town of Marlborough in the UK.

During my visit, I met various members of the community to explore the…

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