Bong county superintendent Esther Walker and the chair of the county’s Project Management Committee, Stephen Mulbah, have illegally inflated the cost for renovating the superintendent’s compound by nearly US$100,000.
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A 42-year-old man in River Gee is reportedly on the run after allegedly raping a two-year-old minor on February 3.
For the first time since the crisis began, the Liberian government has officially acknowledged that there is an acute shortage of gasoline in the country following weeks of denial and shifting blames. Across the country, fillings stations have run dry, and long queues of motorists have formed everywhere petroleum products used to be sold.
Ahead of the October 2020 senatorial elections, Rep. Samuel G. Kogar of Nimba’s fifth district is calling on fellow Nimbaians to look beyond rhetoric and “empty” campaign promises to carefully scrutinize the records and individual lives of contenders.
A delegation from Liberia is attending this week’s third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Sweden, Stockholm.
Citizens of Massamai in Voinjama district have dedicated a town hall funded and constructed by residents. The estimated amount spent on the project is US$1,535 and the project began in 2014.