Despite the completion of reconstruction work on the Timbo River Bridge between River Cess and Grand Bassa, the road to the southeast remains nearly impassible due to its poor condition.
Two years after Grand Bassa’s public referral hospital was gutted by a fire that shut down many of its departments, the Liberian Government Hospital in Buchanan has fully reopened to the public.
Although the Liberian government has a policy of providing free care at public health facilities across the country, in practice these facilities often find themselves cash strapped and out of key supplies because of the limited support from the government. A major civil society leader is now calling for the policy to be scrapped to allow health facilities to collect fees to operate more smoothly.
Four lawmakers at the House of Representatives have called for an immediate freeze on the implementation of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning’s planned salary harmonization.
After complaints from civil society groups, the Grand Bassa Legislative Caucus has directed Mayor Moses Haynes of Buchanan to provide a detailed report about royalties received from a logistics company, Bolloré.
After touring Grand Bassa’s five districts to explain his accomplishments over the past two years, Grand Bassa’s Senator Jonathan Kaipay has submitted his legislative report to his constituents.
The only government referral hospital in Grand Bassa is expected to shut down due to lack of financial support by the central government.
The Liberia National Police has denied claims by Montserrado’s 10th district representative, Yekeh Kolubah, accusing its inspector general, Patrick Sudue, of avoiding arresting perpetrators of Sunday’s violence at a party he organized for children in his district on the orders of President George Weah.