IEC: More than 370,000 Gambians have registered

Jun 17, 2021, 11:49 AM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has disclosed that 376,092 Gambians have so far registered for the 2021 Presidential Election slated for 4 December.

At least 214,626 females have registered, while 161,466 have registered as males.

“All qualified Gambians are urged to apply for a new voter’s card at the registration centre of their place of residence or birth rather than going to a registration centre other than where they live or were born,” the Commission says in a press release.

The general registration of voters started on 29th May 2021 across the country and it is expected to end on 11th July 2021.

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Gambia establishes diplomatic relations with Djibouti, Chad, Gabon and Angola
Sep 9, 2021, 1:36 PM

BANJUL, 7 September 2021: The Government of The Gambia wishes to inform the general public that it has signed the Joint Communiqués on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of The Gambia and the Republics of Djibouti, Chad, Gabon and Angola at a ceremony held in Addis Ababa, Federal Republic of Ethiopia.

ECOWAS, AU missions brief media on NA elections preliminary findings
Apr 12, 2022, 11:31 AM

The elections observer missions of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and African Union (AU) on Monday jointly briefed the media on their preliminary findings.

100 Senegalese soldiers test positive for covid-19 in Gambia
Sep 14, 2020, 11:56 AM

The Senegalese army says about 100 of its soldiers on peacekeeping mission in The Gambia have tested positive for coronavirus.

Covid-19 vaccine and far-flung communities
Aug 19, 2022, 11:39 AM

The Gambia began mass covid-19 vaccination campaign on the 10th of March 2021, with a national launch held at the MacCarthy Square in Banjul. The goal was to vaccinate, as much as possible, about 70 to 80 percent of the country’s total population.