#GambiaDoors – the (un)mundane doors and storefronts of The Gambia, West Africa. I have been working on this particular series – ‘Gambia Doors’ – for many years. Vividly coloured, often unintentionally quirky, doors and storefronts from the small West African country never fail to captivate me. Helen Jones-Florio.
The Gambia – January 26th, 2017: A triumphant, and momentous day for The Gambia, West Africa. Ten’s of thousands of euphoric Gambians lined the streets for miles (an estimated over 100,000 Gambians flocked the main road) – to welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow. Images / Footage ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio
In 2014, Jason Florio and I were living in the small West African country of The Gambia, when we were woken by an early morning phone call, on 30th December, from a Gambian friend who advised us to ‘stay off the streets’ as the sound of gunfire had been reported, coming from the vicinity ofContinue reading “#ThrowbackSaturday: 30th December, 2014 – attempted coup, The Gambia, West Africa”
‘Just two weeks earlier, he was languishing in a prison near Tripoli; his third spell in detention during the nine months he spent in Libya trying to board a boat to cross the Mediterranean…’ read more at IRIN News – words by Louise Hunt + additional reporting from Banjul by Jason Florio