The chairman of Margibi’s Project Management Committee, Thompson Nana, has disclosed that projects that were authorized to be funded with Margibi’s County Social Development Funds in 2019 are at about 85 percent completed.
Pres. Weah Visits Margibi Today
Pres. George Weah is expected to continue his country tour, with a visit to Margibi expected today.
E.U. Ambassador Tours Prisoners’ Rights Program
E.U. Ambassador Laurent Delahousse has led a high-powered delegation to Bong and Margibi to tour projects aimed at improving human rights for detained persons in prisons in those counties.
LDEA Officer Dismissed After Choking and Kneeling on Suspect’s Head
The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency has dismissed an officer captured on video on March 25 choking a man and kneeling on his head while he and other officers attempted to arrest and handcuff the suspect.
Car Washer’s Death at Hands of EPS Officers Sparks Mob Violence in Kakata
Margibi’s capital came to a standstill on Saturday morning when an agent of the Executive Protective Service, Gabriel Kamara, stabbed a car washer to death after suspecting him of snatching his girlfriend’s phone at a local bar the previous night.
Trial Postponed for Suspects in Case of Slain German National
The trial of the suspects in the murder of German national Juergen Schedemamn has been postponed until the August term of court after the court allowed the public defender’s request for a jury trial.
After Nearly Three Decades Kakata Gets Electricity
On Saturday evening, hundreds of citizens defied a Coronavirus state of emergency and stay home order to run through the streets of Kakata to celebrate the return of streetlights to the Margibi capital.
Local Organization Donates Fuel to Financially Challenged C.H. Rennie Hospital
A local NGO has donated a drum of diesel fuel to the government-run C.H. Rennie Referral Hospital in Kakata. The Professionals for Community Empowerment and Development group said the donation came after discovering that the hospital was now rationing electricity, a practice that threatened the health of patients, especially women in labor.