Jul 10, 2020, 11:31 AM
Lawmakers at the National Assembly on Wednesday referred the submission of a Supplementary Appropriation Proposed Bill for the fiscal year 2020 to the Public Finance Committee (FPAC) for further scrutiny before approval.
According to a release by the IEC, the general voter registration starts from 14th January- 26th February 2021. The constitutional referendum is slated for 5th June 2021, while the nomination for the presidential election begins on 30th October.
The National Assembly Elections is scheduled to take place on the 9th April 2022, while Local Government Elections to hold on 13th May 2023.
Below reads the full release of IEC’s electoral calendar:
GENERAL VOTER REGISTRATION
- Voter registration period - 14th January - 26th February, 2021
- Display of provisional list of voters - 15th -24th March, 2021
- Objection and appeals - 15th - 28th March, 2021
- Sitting of Revising Courts - 5th April - 3rd June, 2021
- Diaspora voter registration- 1st - 31st July, 2021
Voting/Polling day - 5th June, 2021
- Nomination days: 30th October - 5th November, 2021
- Public scrutiny day: 6th November, 2021
- Last day of withdrawal of candidature: 26th November, 2021
- Campaign period: 9th November - 2nd December, 2021
Election day: 4th December, 2021
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS
Election Day: 9th April 2022
Gazette Election Notice: 10th January 2022
Nominations Days: 5th – 11th March 2022
Public Scrutiny Day and Time: 12th March 2022 (8am-12pm)
Reconciliation of Campaign Itineraries: 13th March 2022
Campaign Period: 14th March to 7th April 2022
Last Day of Withdrawal of Candidature: 1st April 2022
Cooling-off Day: 8th April 2022
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS
Election Day: 13th May 2023
Gazette Election Notice: 6th February 2023
Nominations Days: 8th – 14th April 2023
Public Scrutiny Day and Time: 15th April 2023 (8am-12pm)
Reconciliation of Campaign Itineraries: 16th April 2023
Campaign Period: 17th April to 11th May 2023
Last Day of Withdrawal of Candidature: 5th May 2023
Cooling-off Day: 12th May 2023
Meanwhile, the IEC has further said that this electoral calendar is formulated based on the existing laws and shall be subjected to review as and when the laws of The Gambia change.
One of the historic and significant wells in Destination Gambia is Well of the Parish known as ‘TennJangu’ in Barra community. The TennJangu well, according to erudite historian, Hassoum Ceesay, has the potency of curing some diseases.
A Senegalese national was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Jallow of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attempting to commit unnatural offence, contrary to Section 145 of the Criminal Code.
At least 600 workers of the Kairaba Beach Hotel in Senegambia and Coral Beach Hotel Brufut will turn jobless in less than 73 hours due to FTI’s winding-up operation in the country, as they have invoked force majeure on the management lease of Kairaba and Coral Beach hotels.
Mr. Miko Alazas, the International Organisation for Migration’s (IOM), communication officer has called for migrants’ inclusive policy to mitigate the economic effect of post covid-19.
Members of The Gambia Transport Food, Agriculture and Industrial Workers Union, the biggest Transport Union in The Gambia, on Saturday 9 May 2020 overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution to dissolve its executive committee under the leadership of Mustapha Jobe, alleging that the committee has failed in all aspects and dormant in all major national issues affecting its members.