The 10th Judicial Circuit Court has sentenced a man to three years imprisonment for manslaughter after he shot and killed another man while hunting. However, the sentence has been suspended due to the court’s determination that the defendant posed no threat to society.
The Lofa County Health Team has announced that the county is now one of five counties in Liberia with at least 20 confirmed COVID-19 cases. As of July 4, there were 21 confirmed cases, including 3 deaths and 3 recoveries.
A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place in Central Voinjama for the construction of a new facility for the Wologisi Intellectual Forum, led by popular musician Kobazzie. The construction is being funded by Pres. George Weah through the office of Monrovia’s Mayor Jefferson Koijee.
A group consisting of former Voinjama residents in the U.S. has donated US$2,000 to the Tellewoyan Memorial Hospital to repair an x-ray machine that has been broken for more than two years.
At least four major government facilities in Voinjama have been damaged by a heavy rainstorm, displacing numerous government offices within the county capital.
A health worker at the Tellewoyan Memorial Hospital in Voinjama has tested positive of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Lofa to three.
The Ministry of Public Works has begun rehabilitating a 17.5 km road from Voinjama to Jallahmai Waterside. The project is being funded by the Swedish aid agency Sida and coordinated by the county authority.
To ensure social distancing during market day, authorities in Voinjama have asked traders to use an open sports field to set up their market, instead of convening at the Voinjama Central Market, which often becomes overcrowded.