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. George Weah is expected to continue his country tour, with a visit to Margibi expected today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.