Following months of controversy over the China Union payment of US$750,000 in social development fund to Margibi, a county sitting was finally on December 2 to resolve looming questions about the usage of the funds following the revocation of a Supreme Court writ of prohibition on an early resolution of the County Legislative Caucus which was hatched in Monrovia.
Police in Margibi are investigating the circumstances surrounding the attempted suicide of a 46-year-old man who reportedly threw himself off the roof of a local guest house in Kakata.
Local officials and residents of Kakata are accusing NC Sanitors and Services, a waste management company, of illegally dumping medical waste in a community in Kakata. They say it has been happening for three years now.
Liberia is joining other nations around the world to commemorate International Rabies Day by administering free rabies vaccines to cats and dogs in Margibi, Montserrado, and Lofa.
At least three persons have been confirmed dead while several others remain in critical conditions after the pilot vehicle of Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylorâ€™s motorcade collided with a taxi cab at Firestone 15 Gate intersection on the Kakata-Monrovia highway in Careyburg District in Montserrado.
Margibiâ€™s County Health Team has reported an alarming number of rate of rape cases, with 156 cases in less than two years, with most of the victims being between under 39 years of age.
Ahead of Liberiaâ€™s 172nd Independence Day celebrations, Alexander Cummings is reminding Liberians that although Liberia holds the title of Africaâ€™s oldest republic, the countryâ€™s status does not reflect this.
When Lawrence Mulbahâ€™s wife went into labor a few months ago, he took her to the Bong Mines Hospital. However, his experience at the hospital left him frustrated with the state of the health facility, as he was forced to buy everything that was needed for the delivery, including the gloves used by the staff.