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Sallah identifies agriculture, technology as pillars of development

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Opposition-PDOIS leader Halifa Sallah has called for more support in agricultural and technological development processes, saying a society cannot be developed in the absence of agriculture and technology.
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ASK DR. BILAL

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Q: Having been raised and brought up in a Christian family, and at the same time having extreme respect for Islam and its teachings, if I die without reverting to Islam, in spite of having the opportunity to do so, can I achieve salvation from an Islamic point of view?
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Success Lyrics: the Wisdom of Buba Jammeh

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Around the year 1983 my cousin Alhagie Dibba took me to his home village of Farafenni for my Christmas vacation. It was fun with a flurry of activities at the Loumo and the Yelli Tenda, Bamba Tenda Ferry Crossing. Groundnuts and other grains aplenty, the mood was buoyant because it was that period in the farmers' calendar called Tereto (harvest season).
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Football House for West Coast Region

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The West Coast Regional Football Association WCRFA has been given an office for use as their base and operations center. The building, already christened West Coast Football House, used to be the residence of the Principal Rent officer, and is located opposite the GRA office in Brikma.
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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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UK Election: What we learnt from the party manifestos

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In this fourth series of Britain Decides, Gambia-based UK Politics Researcher, Amadou Camara, takes you through what the political parties are offering in their manifestos, their belated attempts to ward off their weaknesses, and how they are preparing for a hung parliament.
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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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