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Sanyang rainstorm victim appeals to gov't for assistance

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A victim of a rainstorm disaster in Sanyang in Kombo South District of the West Coast Region has urged the government to assist her with relief materials to cushion the effects of the rainstorm.
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Dr Ann-Marie Wilson (Anti-FGM campaigner)

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Dr Ann-Marie Wilson is a British psychology doctor and founder of 28 Too Many, an anti-FGM organisation that has been active in Africa since 2010. In this edition of Bantaba, she started by introducing herself to Standard editor, Lamin Njie.
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In memory of my great teacher— AK Savage

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In hypothesising what really exemplifies the consummate educator, the revered Twentieth Century American inspirational writer, poet and educator, William Arthur Ward (1921-1994), postulates: “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
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'Useless Men' + 'Terrible Mothers' =

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There was an excited look on her face as she trekked the Fajara end of Kairaba Avenue, her body sluggishly moving as if half dead, a contradiction of her facial expression...
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Badibunka to drop new song tomorrow

Lamin Touray, known by his artiste name “Badibunka”, is set to drop a brand new song title “Kebama Naata”, according to his management tomorrow Saturday September 5 and will be available online and all major radio stations in The Gambia.
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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 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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