Rivercess articles

Port Authority Head in Dispute with River Cess Community over Customary Land

Port Authority Head in Dispute with River Cess Community over Customary Land

An investigation by The Bush Chicken has confirmed that clearing of customary land in River Cess is being done by Bill Twehway, the managing director of the National Port Authority, in apparent violation of the Land Rights Act.

Now Breadwinners, Ex-Rebels in Liberia and Sierra Leone Work in Mines They Ran

As a commander of the Small Boy Unit —a brigade of child-soldiers of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia — Emmanuel Gaye guarded civilians his adult commanders captured on a goldmine in River Cess. He monitored their movement and activities. Nearly 18 years after the war, the 36-year-old has returned to the mines. But this time, he’s a civilian – a husband and father of two.

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