Conflicting laws around land rights and logging have made it difficult to find a solution to disputes in many parts of the country.
Poor Planning Results in Wasted Public Funds and Unused NTA Terminals in Three Counties
Liberians in three counties – Bong, Margibi, and Grand Bassa – have expressed grave concern over the abandonment of bus terminals by the National Transit Authority.
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.
Liberia’s Third Wave is Easing, as COVID Cases Have Dropped Significantly
The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Liberia appears to be waning, as the National Public Health Institute of Liberia has been reporting a significant reduction in cases.
Cestos High Teacher Suspended for Having Female Student Urinate in Class
A teacher at the Cestos High School has been suspended for one month after refusing to grant a female student a bathroom break. The student urinated in front of her classmates at the direction of the teacher, Shadrach Joe.
34 Maryland Youths Freed on Bail in Rioting Case
The 34 youth who were arrested for rioting in late March that resulted in US$2.3 million property damage across Maryland have been released on bail.
Poor Sanitary Conditions at Harper General Market Poses Public Health Crisis
Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19 in Maryland, traders at the Harper General Market are calling for better sanitation to ensure the market is kept clean and safe.
NPHIL Acknowledges Complaints of Fraud Among Staff Testing for COVID-19
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia has acknowledged complaints about its employees being involved in extortion and fraud related to COVID-19 test results.