May 20, 2022, 11:04 AM
Since elected into office as the first female Mayor of the country’s capital city, Banjul City Council (BCC), Rohey Malick Lowe continues to gain more international recognition. She was last year named the African Mayor of the Month (April 2021) by the United Cities of Local Government (UCLG). She was last year also appointed Vice Chair of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM).
Reacting to Mayoress Lowe’s election as president of RAFELA Africa, the leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Ousainou Darbo writes on the UDP Executive Group congratulating her: “Congratulations Burr Banjul for your election as President of Refela. Every Gambian is proud of you. You have repainted The Gambia on the global political map on a positive pedestal. Papa is proud of you. Continue to live with God’s blessings.”
WASHINGTON, November 24, 2021– The World Bank Board today approved $40 million from the International Development Association (IDA)* to promote the development of inclusive, resilient, and competitive agricultural value chains, with specific focus on smallholder farmers and agribusinesses in The Gambia.
Civil Society Organisations say people do not understand the roles of the National Assembly Members which resulted in low voter turnout.
Amadou Keita, the first prosecution witness in the case involving former Gam-Petroleum employees on Thursday continued his testimony under cross-examination at the High Court in Banjul.