With curfews limiting movements and shuttered businesses resulting in employees losing their jobs all across the country, the Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the livelihood of many Liberians. But one group appears to be particularly susceptible due to the nature of how the virus spreads – sex workers.
The Grand Kru County Health Team has announced that a lab technician at the Dr. Dormu Nimely Maternity Hospital has tested positive for the Coronavirus, necessitating the closure of the facility and another clinic.
Grand Bassa’s third district representative, Matthew Joe, has presented L$3 million (US$15,075) grant to the Grand Bassa chapter of the Liberia Marketing Association. Joe’s gift fulfills a 2017 campaign promise he made to the group.
For months now, there have been rumors that Rep. Fonati Koffa of Grand Kru’s second electoral district would contest the 2020 senatorial election. However, on Monday, Koffa put a halt to all suspicions by clarifying that he had no intention of running.
After going without a confirmed COVID-19 case for months, River Cess has registered its first case. A now-deceased 21-year-old woman tested positive of the Coronavirus.
Three men ranging from 19 to 80 years of age have be sentenced by Criminal Court E at the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court in Sanniquellie for three separate statutory rapes.
Margibi’s capital came to a standstill on Saturday morning when an agent of the Executive Protective Service, Gabriel Kamara, stabbed a car washer to death after suspecting him of snatching his girlfriend’s phone at a local bar the previous night.
The Third Judicial Circuit Court has placed a restraining order barring the Sinoe Youth Association from proceeding with general elections after a group of candidates filed a complaint accusing the group’s elections body of being corrupt.