Former workers of steel giant ArcelorMittal have rejected an offer by the company to have a limited number of them return to work as contractors instead of as full employees.
After hundreds of redundant workers of mining giant ArcelorMittal began protesting in Nimba and Bong regarding unsettled arrears or re-employment promises, Nimba’s Senator Prince Yormie Johnson has expressed support for the striking workers. He blames the company for the protests, claiming that the company has disrespected Liberian laws.
Rep. Dorwohn Twain Gleekia of Nimba’s sixth electoral district has disclosed plans for a renovation of Tappita’s Tappeh Memorial High School. The lawmaker said he had lobbied to get US$25,000 appropriated in the 2019/2020 national budget for the renovation.
An official of the National Union of Organizations for the Disabled, NUOD, says government officials need to stop treating people with disabilities as objects of charity.
Despite efforts being exerted by police in Nimba to identify the murderer of Lee Arthur, a nine-year-old boy who was likely a victim of a ritualistic killing in late January this year, no suspect has yet been arrested.
A 9-year-old boy has been found dead in a hideout in Nimba’s sixth district, with his body partially dismembered and missing key body parts. The body of Lee Arthur was found on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Sahn Village.
The superintendent for geology and quality control at the iron ore mining company ArcelorMittal has underscored the importance of technical and vocational education in post-war Liberia.
A 31-year-old man from Nimba identified as Tarkpor Karbeah has allegedly committed suicide in Zuatuo, within the county’s sixth electoral district.