Mohamed Keita and Caitlin Clarke/CPJ Africa Staff
Caitlin Clarke is a consultant in CPJ's Africa program.
Gambia’s ‘Smiling Coast’ hides local media’s grimace
Who would not like to enjoy luxurious beach resorts and quaint fishing villages on the “Smiling Coast of Africa”? This is the pitch that the Gambian government made to participants of an international tourism conference last week. In fact, behind the idyllic facade of a tropical paradise wedged on Africa’s western Atlantic coast is the…