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.
Liberia has been named the chairperson of the Administrative Council of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization, or ARIPO. This development occurred during the council’s 43rd Session currently taking place in Liberia.
Local officials and residents of Kakata are accusing NC Sanitors and Services, a waste management company, of illegally dumping medical waste in a community in Kakata. They say it has been happening for three years now.
Liberia is joining other nations around the world to commemorate International Rabies Day by administering free rabies vaccines to cats and dogs in Margibi, Montserrado, and Lofa.
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.
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.
Officials in Margibi are currently arguing their case before the Supreme Court over the controversial allocation of US$1 million in county and social development fund due to be remitted to the county by the Ministry of Finance and Development.
The Liberia Airports Authority has issued a new travel advisory for travelers and motorists using the main corridor leading to the Roberts International Airport, amid severe flooding.