Letter from Africa: 'How I helped put Gambians on Google Maps'


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In our series of letters from African journalists, Sierra Leonean-Gambian writer Ade Daramy explains how he was instrumental in getting Gambians an address.

Last year I did a piece for the BBC about how easy was to get lost in The Gambia where very few streets are named.

It sparked lively debate here in the small West African nation and I also received lots of messages on social media from people saying: “It’s the same in my country.”

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