Mar 23, 2021, 12:28 PM
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced that it will conduct a general registration of voters from 29 May 2021 to 11 July 2021.
“They (natives of Kanilai) took a big rock and smash the windscreen of the UDP 2021 car. The rock landed on Ebrima Dibba’s hand and broke it,” Darboe alleged.
According to Mr. Darboe, the five or six UDP officials were attacked by youth of Kanilai.
“As they ran to their car, the (IEC) supervisor told them these are people who have a right to be there [to monitor the registration] but they seriously beat that person too,” Mr. Darboe alleged.
The United Nations Development Programme – The Gambia has revealed amongst others that only 33.8% of the Gambian population has access to safely managed drinking water.
The Gambia on Monday hosted the West African Examination Council (WAEC) 28th annual endowment fund lecture on the theme: ‘Responding to Africa’s Development Challenges Through Transformative Pedagogy: The Role of the 3Hs’.
The Gambian civil society has in a statement called for calm in Senegal, while urging the security forces to “urgently de-escalate” the situation by abiding by the rule of law and restraining their use of force as they seek to maintain law and order.