Port Of Harlem completed its 8th trip to The Gambia this week. This year's trip included driving to Juffreh to have lunch with the Kinte family and to Brikama, a town famous for its craft market. President Obama remains popular with his name bearing things from Barack Obama restaurant to Obama rice.
- Former President Dawda Kairaba Jawara released his autobiography as the man who replaced him in a coup, President Jammeh, commended him. Having two presidents of the same country on the same stage is a rare event in Africa.
- Also, in this relatively peaceful nation a judge sentence a boy to three months in jail for assault and causing bodily harm to another man during a quarrel over a stolen bracelet. After stabbing his victim, the convict was apprehended not by the police, but members of the community and taken to the police.
- 2011 plans are now being made.
Photos: Barack Obama Restaurant in Banjul. Kinte family member prepares our meal.