Officials in Margibi have now agreed for a second county sitting in Kakata to determine the allocation for a US$1 million social development fund, amid mounting pressures from citizens.
The Ministry of Public Works has announced that all is now set for the reconstruction of the Du River Bridge in Harbel, which has been collapsed since 2017.
During the just-ended Montserrado senatorial by-election, Justin Brooks was excited to participate in the political process and support the candidate of his choice.
Corruption is a major scourge of Liberia’s politics; however, the National Elections Commission, the body charged with approving candidates running for elected office, does not disqualify political aspirants found to have committed corrupt or fraudulent activities.
As citizens across Liberia have been discussing reforming key electoral laws and policies, some voters in Margibi are debating whether basic educational requirements are necessary for representatives and senators.
Citizens residing across Margibi have expressed frustration over the limitation of laws on the election of public officials and are calling for reform.
Over the weekend, three lives were lost to a car crash caused by a truck that rolled back down Tower Hill along the Robertsfield Highway.
As the discussion heats up around amendments to electoral laws, a cross-section of Margibi citizens say they want the minimum age requirement for voting in national elections to be changed, with many older voters calling for an increase in the age.