About us

2 June 2015

The Board 2017

members of the Board 2017

Honorary Chairman : H.E Mr. Abdou KOLLEY - Former Minister of Finance
1. Chairman : Dr Cherno Omar BARRY - New Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Higher Education and Research / former 1st Secretary office of The President
2. 1st Vice-President : Mr. Boubacar CHAM - Director of City Limits Radio
3. 2nd Vice-President : Mr. Andrew SAMBOU - Senior Education Officer (French teaching programme coordinator)
4. Treasurer : Mr. Momodou JALLOW, chartered accountant
5. Assistant Treasurer : Mr. Diantrec Edward BADJIE, Teacher University of the Gambia
6. Secretary : Dr. Ndeye Maty PAYE, Assistant Professor University of the Gambia
7. Communication : Mrs. Fatou SANNEH : Director of programmes at the Gambia Radio Television Services (GRTS)
8. Member : Mr. Sherif Yunus HYDARA : Project manager Ministry of Education
9. Member : Mr. Djibril DIALLO, economist
10. Member : Dr. Mariam JOHN BOYE, Consellor Ministry of Foreign Affairs
11. Member : Mrs Mariam CISSE KALALA, Volontaire "Les enfants de MACCARTHY"
12. Member : Mr Andrew CORREIA, French Teacher

Officio member
Claude POGGIOLI - Director of Alliance Française of Banjul - Honorary Consul of France in The Gambia

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Our goals

The Alliance Française de Banjul is part of the global Alliance française network of over 800 Alliances françaises spread across more than 136 countries in the world. Our mission is to promote the appreciation of French and Francophone culture as well as the knowledge of French language. Affiliated with the Alliance Française Foundation in Paris, the objectives of Alliance Française de Banjul are:

• To promote the francophonie through various programmes and activities & the french Language by teaching it at all levels with the latest information technology catering to students of all ages and backgrounds in an interactive and friendly environment. It provides structured, progressive French courses, based on the Common European Framework for Languages. These courses lead to internationally recognised qualifications in the language, in particular the “Diplôme d’etudes en langue Française” (DELF) and “Diplôme approfondi de langue Française” (DALF). The students of Alliance Française de Banjul benefit from academically sound and experienced teachers and have access to classrooms equipped with latest teaching aids;

• To Encourage debates in an environment of tolerance

• To Encourage intercultural exchanges

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The Team

Alliance Française of Banjul, is a dynamic team composed of Gambian & French people, ready to welcome you and fulfill your needs.

ADMINISTRATION

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD : Dr Cherno Omar BARRY, former Secretary office of the president - New Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technologies.

DIRECTOR : Claude POGGIOLI

RECEPTION/ASST DIRECTOR : Kumba JALLOW

COMMUNICATION OFFICER/GRAPHIC DESIGNER : Salim SOUMARE

RESPONSIBLE RESOURCE CENTER : Juma JANE

DIRECTOR FRENCH COURSE : Yaya HYDARA
Teachers : Musa CAMARA, Mass NDONG, Ababacar Seydi DIENG, Maimouna GUEYE, Jimmy KABA, Lamin JARJU, Lamoth JALLOW, Mariama JOBE, Ndeye Maty PAYE, Veronica KABOINA

STUDIO MANAGER : Emmanuel Wole RENDALL

MAINTENANCE/SERVICING : Victor COLLEY
Technical staff : Alieu GIBBA, Ibrahima JALLOW
Cleaning Agents : Fatoumata SAIDY KAN, Haddy BASS

BAR SERVICE : Yaya FOFANA

COOKER : Alpha JAMMEH, Marceline NYAFOUNA

GARDENER : Sherrif JATTA

SECURITY (DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE) : Babacarr NJIE, Sarja BADJIE, Momodou CHAM

FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD:

  • Dr Mamadou TANGARA, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of The Gambia to the United Nations in New York
  • H.E Mr. Abdou KOLLEY, former Minister of Trade, Industry, Integration and Employment.
  • Dr ML SEDAT JOBE, New Ambassador of the Gambia inFrance, former Minister of Foreign Affairs,

Attached documents

organigramme_2017.pdf

PDF – 56 kb
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We offer

Alliance Française of Banjul offers :

• French courses at all level to all public
• A resource center centered on French culture & Francophone cultures
• Cultural Activities : concerts, video projections, theartre, exhibitions, dance courses, conferences, TV & radio programmes, etc.

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What’s Alliance ?

Alliance Française is a non-political and non-religious Gambian association, part of the international network (in 136 countries) of over 800 Alliance Française that annually welcome over 500,000 students to their language classes and over 6 million people to cultural events. Affiliated to Alliance Française Foundation in Paris, it is also part of the French cultural network in Sénégal & The Gambia, made of Alliance Française of Banjul, Kaolack, Ziguinchor and Institut Français of St Louis and Dakar.

Alliance Française de Banjul offers :

French Classes at all levels, to suit any need, using modern technology : Smartboard, Language lab and Tell Me More educational software.

Resource center to access information on the French & Francophone world : Books, Magazines, CD, DVD, Internet café, Kids section. Be a member and benefit from a 50% discount on cultural events organized by Alliance Française.

Cultural events : Concerts, Movies, Dramas, Workshops, Exhibitions, Conferences, Fashion shows, Radio programmes.