An exploration of how 'old' traditions are held onto and have taken on 'new' forms within the youth landscape of The Gambia.

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Clandestine migration is an increasingly popular phenomenon among young people across Africa. The influence on young people from The Gambia to travel clandestinely via the ‘BackWay’, is linked to the ‘exotification’ and ‘homogenisation’ of ‘African Popular Culture’.

What is the 'popular culture' among young people of The Gambia?