Following months of controversy over the China Union payment of US$750,000 in social development fund to Margibi, a county sitting was finally on December 2 to resolve looming questions about the usage of the funds following the revocation of a Supreme Court writ of prohibition on an early resolution of the County Legislative Caucus which was hatched in Monrovia.
Police in Margibi are investigating the circumstances surrounding the attempted suicide of a 46-year-old man who reportedly threw himself off the roof of a local guest house in Kakata.
President George Weah has appointed a new chairperson and members of the Board of Directors at Margibi’s Harbel College. The announcement was made public via the Executive Mansion website on Tuesday, Dec. 10.
The mayor of Unification City in Margibi, Samuel Berrien, has revealed the establishment of sister-city relations with two prominent cities in the United States. The sisterly ties with the cities of Waterloo, Iowa and Isanti, Minnesota, come following separate engagements between the mayor and his U.S. counterparts.
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.