As hundreds of protesters in Monrovia have been pushing for more action against a rape epidemic in the country, dozens of youth have also gathered in Bong to call on President George Weah to declare rape as a national emergency.
MNG Gold Lays Off 250 Employees in Bong as the Company Prepares for Underground Mining
Turkish mining company MNG Gold has laid off about 250 of its employees.
Numerous Towns and Villages in Bong Overrun by Caterpillars
Several towns and villages in Bong are experiencing infestations from caterpillars, a situation that is negatively affecting farming communities.
Phebe Hospital to Remain Closed to the Public for Another Week
Bong’s county health officer, Adolphus Yieah, says Phebe Hospital will remain closed to the public this week until the facility is fumigated. The news comes after 14 of Phebe’s health workers tested positive for COVID-19.
Phebe Hospital Closes for Two Weeks After Three Health Workers Test Positive for COVID-19
Phebe Hospital has been closed to the public after three of its health workers tested positive for COVID-19.
Bong Records a Second COVID-19 Death in Less Than a Week
Bong has recorded a second COVID-19 death, barely four days after the first person died of the virus in the county.
Bong’s County Health Officer Announces First COVID-19 Case
A 52-year-old man who died in the Sugar Hill Community in Gbarnga in the early morning of June 3 has become Bong’s first confirmed case of the Coronavirus.
MNG Gold Evacuates 97 Contractors With Pre-existing Conditions to Turkey
Avesoro Resources, the Turkish gold mining company operating in Kokoyah Statutory District in Bong and New Liberty Gold Mines in Grand Cape Mount, has repatriated 97 Turkish nationals from Liberia.