Several family members of a five-year-old alleged rape survivor in Paynesville are being held by the police pending the results of medical examination from the Hope for Women medical facility that could determine whether their child was raped.
On Wednesday, June 3, the Monrovia Cycling Club observed World Bicycle Day. Over 30 riders rode in a group from the Ministerial Complex in Congo Town to Central Monrovia and back, covering a distance of 25 km.
Pregnant women living in Margibi and rural Montserrado are staying away from health facilities in significant numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to accounts from officials at health facilities in these areas.
Residents of Nagbe’s Town in Paynesville are noticing an uptick in break-ins and armed robbery within their community after the police inspector general, Patrick Sudue, launched a feeding program for substance abusers and petty criminals commonly known as ‘zogos.’
When President George Weah announced a stay home order for several counties under the national state of emergency declared to contain the countryâ€™s Coronavirus pandemic, many wondered how the vast majority of ordinary Liberians would be able to survive.
Lawyers representing the government have asked the Civil Law Court to dismiss a petition for a declaratory judgment on the Liberian citizenship of the controversial lawyer, Nbubusi Nwabudike.
On April 8, President George Weah announced a state of emergency restricting travel across counties. For four counties that had already recorded Coronavirus cases, the president ordered a stay home measure requiring all residents to stay indoors and only come out for essential trips relating to food or medical supplies. The following pictures show residents of the Monrovia metropolitan area navigating the stay home order.
The number of Coronavirus cases in Liberia has now reached 73, after a situation report from the National Public Health Institute reported that 14 additional new cases were confirmed in the last two days.