Banjul (Arabic:بانجول), officially the City of Banjul and formerly known as Bathurst, is the capital of the Gambia and is in a division of the same name. The population of the city proper is only 34,828, with the Greater Banjul Area, which includes the City of Banjul and the Kanifing Municipal Council, at a population of 357,238 (2003 census). Banjul is on St Mary's Island (Banjul Island), where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. The island is connected to the mainland to the west and the rest of Greater Banjul Area via bridges. There are also ferries linking Banjul to the mainland at the other side of the river.
Banjul takes its name from the Mandé people who gathered specific fibres on the island, which were used in the manufacture of ropes. Bang julo is the Mandinka (Mande) word for rope fibre. The mispronunciation led to the word Banjul.
Speaking on Saturday during the laying of the foundation stone at Bijilo, PresidentBarrow expressed delight that Radisson BluBanjulHotel is a project under IMMOGAM ... It will contribute to diversifying our tourism portfolio further, while addressing the demand for internationally branded luxury hotels across Africa.".
PresidentAdamaBarrow will proceed with the laying of the foundation stone for the construction of the five-star Radisson BluBanjulHotel on 23rd July 2022, a press release from OIC has revealed ... “Radisson Blu Banjul is established under a new company called IMMOGAM Hotels and ...
According to this press release, the hotel to be built at a cost of $100 is called Radisson BluBanjul and is “jointly owned by the people of The Gambia, through the government, and the concessionaire, Immoland Sarl.”.
Banjul, Gambia, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 22nd Dec, 2021 ) .On a beach outside a luxury hotel near Banjul, the sun loungers lie empty beneath the palm trees and straw parasols, and the waves roll in undisturbed by bathers ... 140-room Tamala Hotel, his arms outstretched.
Fellow Africans, I was a guest of one of the incredibly visionary sons of Africa, Mustapha Njie, in Banjul, The Gambia, from Monday to Friday last week ... After enjoying the advent of the new year, it was time to return to Accra in order to connect to my trip to Banjul to attend my Brother, Mustapha’s fantastic and fastidiously organised events.