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Ahmadiyya Jama'at condemns December 30 attack

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The Ahmadiyaa Muslim Jama'at has expressed its displeasure over the botched December 30 attack on the presidential compound. This was contained in a letter written to President Yahya Jammeh conveying the jama'at's total support to the government.
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Hassoum Ceesay A prominent Gambian historian and writer

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Hassoum Ceesay is a prominent Gambian historian and writer. He works as director at the National Centre for Arts and Culture. In this interview with The Standard, Mustapha Darboe started by asking him who the key players of the country's struggle for independence were.
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Volleyball Super Cup finals tomorrow

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The 2014-15 volleyball league will commence with the traditional curtain raiser (Super Cup) finals tomorrow at the Manneh Sillah Memorial court in Banjul in both male and female categories.
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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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In solidarity with Gambian women in leadership

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On Sunday 8 March, the world will observe International Women's Day. It is yet another important moment to put the spotlight on the milestones in the protection, promotion and fulfilment of the rights of women. The challenges in the way of the advancement of women will as well be closely examined. The recommendations from various discussions will be crucial in shaping the future we want for the women of 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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