Steel giant ArcelorMittal has announced the suspension of operations at its Buchanan concession after three new COVID-19 cases were announced by the Grand Bassa County Health Team. The cases are related to the company’s first Coronavirus positive case it reported on May 14. It was also the first case reported in the county.
Residents of Nagbe’s Town in Paynesville are noticing an uptick in break-ins and armed robbery within their community after the police inspector general, Patrick Sudue, launched a feeding program for substance abusers and petty criminals commonly known as ‘zogos.’
The now-released opposition political activist Menipakei Dumoe has termed his arrest and detention by the Weah’s administration as a political witch hunt that did not go well for the government.
Mining giant ArcelorMittal has reported its first case of COVID-19 in the mining concession area in Buchanan, Grand Bassa.
The Liberian government has not yet charged the acting chairman of the Council of Patriots, Menipakei Dumoe, after he was arrested on Tuesday for a comment he wrote on Facebook.
ArcelorMittal Liberia has donated additional medical supplies to aid in the country’s fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. The oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders, and medical regulators are essential tools in treating patients with respiratory issues.
As Liberian media outlets enter a standoff with the government over passes issued to journalists to move around freely during the lockdown, the U.S. assistant secretary for Africa, Tibor Nagy, has warned governments against using the COVID-19 pandemic as a pretext to suppress media outlets.
With 158 confirmed cases and 18 deaths, Liberia has the third-highest Coronavirus fatality rate in Africa, according to statistics gathered from various health ministries by statistics aggregation website, Worldometer.