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The African Union on Tuesday in Banjul, The Gambia, pledged to continue supporting African youths in promoting creative talents on the continent.
Culture is one of the most significant factors of development.The role of culture in development should not be understated, but treated as a complex multi-layered factor for long-term growth and success.
Sixty participants drawn from six drama groups across West Coast Region on Tuesday concluded a two-day training on the signs and symptoms of Ebola, at the Somita Health Facility in Foni Berefet District.
Baba Ceesay, the director- general of the National Centre for Arts and Culture has informed that the country is abound with both tangible and intangible cultural products. These, he said, constitute the country's identity, as well as distinguish The Gambia from other destinations in the world.
The Gambia National Assembly Thursday, 21st August ratified the cultural charters of the Organisation of African Union and the African Union 1976 and 2006 respectively. The two charters are formulated by the African Heads of states at the thirteen Ordinary Sessions in Maurituis 1976 and Khartoum 2006.
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education indeed has taken a giant step to revive and promote our cultural and creative industries which is almost forgotten among school going children.