Our Best Exports

Our Best Exports

The secret is ‘OUT’ that Gambians got talents that is why they are excelling internationally. Gambians around the world are doing extremely well, in different fields and keeping the Gambian flag flying high.

Here are some of the Gambia’s greatest exports cataloged by Observer Light International.

Mimi Ceesay Janha, a multi-talented Gambian based in United States of America. She is a model, actress, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, an advocate and a TV personality. She is the Founder/CEO of Feel So Fresh, a non-profit Organisation helping young Gambian girls between the ages of 13 to 21 by providing them with their monthly feminine hygiene needs, like sanitary pads and deodorant.

Waka Jagne – He’s a television personality based in the United Kingdom. Waka Jay, as he is notably known, is the anchor of a popular talk show program on Ben TV. He has been credited for portraying the positive image of The Gambia and promoting the Senegambian artistes for decades.

Jaha Dukureh, an Anti-FGM Activist, all her life till date is used to challenge FGM. As one of the five girls in a family with three boys, she grew up in Gambia and was among the first girls in her family to go to school.

Dr Momodou Sallah a Gambian Academic in UK; he is a Senior Lecturer at the Youth and Community Division of De Montfort University in the United Kingdom. He has over twenty years experience working with young people at local, national and international levels.

Binta Goudiaby, also, is a Senegambian Hollywood actress and Humanitarian based in United States of America. She is an entrepreneur, born to Gambian mother and Senegalese father and a winner of the prestigious WMIFF award.

Adama Jobe is the Reigning Miss Africa-Netherlands; in 2015, Miss Adama Jobe made headlines in the Netherlands when she was crowned Miss Africa-Netherlands 2015-16 winner. The reigning Queen is also a fashion and runway model currently studying Media and Communication at ARCUS College in HEERLEN



Sillah is one of Gambia’s unforgettable football heroes who gave all his skills and speed until he dried his sweat in the national shirts.

Apart from his cunning runs on wide side; is he the most brilliant alongside Jatto Ceesay, N. Demba, Aziz Corr, E Manneh, Mo Barrow or the legend Biri?

Find Out in Our Next Issue

by Omar Wally