Nimba’s Sen. Prince Y. Johnson has announced that all is set for the opening of his polytechnic university in Ganta.
After hundreds of redundant workers of mining giant ArcelorMittal began protesting in Nimba and Bong regarding unsettled arrears or re-employment promises, Nimba’s Senator Prince Yormie Johnson has expressed support for the striking workers. He blames the company for the protests, claiming that the company has disrespected Liberian laws.
Ahead of the October 2020 senatorial elections, Rep. Samuel G. Kogar of Nimba’s fifth district is calling on fellow Nimbaians to look beyond rhetoric and “empty” campaign promises to carefully scrutinize the records and individual lives of contenders.
Nimba’s county superintendent, Dorr Cooper, has finally been relieved of his position following concerns of his alleged aspiration to contest in the October 2020 senatorial election.
A lead campaigner for justice for war victims in Liberia, Hassan Bility, has commended President George Weah for seeking legislative guidance in the implementation of recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including the establishment of a war and economic crimes court.
A contingent of the Armed Forces of Liberia is expected to depart the country shortly for a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali.
Amos T. Boe, a 49-year-old photographer, still wears the wounds from the day in August 1994 when he lost three of his family members and almost lost his own head.
The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has issued a harsh statement, rebuking public officials for making comments that it says impedes progress in Liberia.