Mar 1, 2021, 11:55 AM
Riot police had to intervene as the congress of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) over the weekend got marred with violence.
According to the release, the IEC is hindered by the lack of clearance from GPPA which is required before the release of funds by the Ministry of Finance.
“The IEC would like to re- assure Gambian's that the delay in conducting the vote registration exercise would not affect the electoral calendar as there is still room to conduct the exercise on time.”
“In 2011, general registration of voters commenced in May and the presidential election was held in November; meaning the IEC is on course to conduct a general registration of voters prior to the presidential election on the 4th December 2021.”
As stakeholders join efforts to stem the spread of Covid-19 in the country, the Pharmaceutical Society of The Gambia on Wednesday presented locally made hand sanitizers to the Ministry of Health at a ceremony held at the Ministry’s complex in Banjul.
The chief executive officer (CEO) of Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Alieu Secka, has lamented on the negative impact that COVID-19 has had on the business community.