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Ebunjan Theatre graduates 11

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Ebunjan Theatre over the weekend organised a graduation ceremony for eleven young Gambians who completed four months of intensive training on theatre.
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Ousainou Darboe UDP leader

In this edition of Bantaba, our Associate Editor Amadou Camara speaks to the leader of United Democratic Party, Ousianou Darboe, on his party's core values, strategy to win power, the recently endorsed IEC amendments, the historic pardon of political prisoners by the president, and his eligibility to contest the 2016 presidential election.
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In Memorium

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In Loving memory of our dear Father, Grandfather and great Grandfather Alh. I.B.A Kelepha Samba who died on the 18 July 1995.
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The moment

The moment has come The moon is polished The stars are gathering Twilight is here The wind is fierce Blowing eastwards And the doves are wavering Even the volcanoes and oceans in the wildest are calm
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GFF Exco to meet in LRR

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The next meeting of the GFF Executive Committee will take place over the weekend in the Lower River Region, sources confirmed to The Standard.
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Introducing Bocar, a Senegambian Rapper

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SeneGambian rapper Bocar was born in Wack Ngouna, Senegal on April 12, 1990. He grew in The Gambia and Senegal, West Africa, before he joined his family in France in 2008. As a child, he attended school in The Gambia from primary School to high school, stopping at grade 10 before joining his family in France, where he continued his studies and doing music at the same time.
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FTJ: Second Republic achievements surpassed my imagination

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The majority leader of the ruling Alliance Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) party at the National Assembly, Hon Fabakary Tombong Jatta yesterday said the achievements registered under the APRC regime since 1994 surpassed his imagination.
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Diabetes and healthy eating

Friday, November 14, was World Diabetes Day. The WDD campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation and its member associations. The Day is used to engage millions of people worldwide in diabetes advocacy and awareness. It was created in 1991 by the IDF and the World Health Organisation in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat that diabetes now poses.
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The Birmingham Fragments: a profound message to Britain we failed to deliver

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In October this year, the University of Birmingham will showcase one of its greatest treasures – the recently discovered manuscripts of pages of the Qur'an, thought to be the oldest in the world.
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The Rice Story: The need for a planned and programmed production approach part 4

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A review must be made of experiences gained in rice production across the country and an analysis of factors contributing to or constraining success...
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