“It bothers me a lot when people come to River Cess, and there are no such things (facilities),” Zeo said. “That’s why when we got the money, I called the City Council to tell them and they agreed.”
Teachers in River Cess will now receive their salaries through Lonestar’s Mobile Money payment system after more than 500 gathered in Yarpah Town on Friday, May 5 to register for the system.
The strategic planning manager for the Forestry Development Authority, Myers Jargbah, has warned that decisions over how to spend land rental fees are quickly becoming a potential source of conflict within rural Liberia.
A U.S. based diaspora group has donated US$30,000 worth of supplies to a clinic in Central River Cess.
If Liberian political parties consider River Cess to be a scene worth competing in, it is not apparent from the sight at the local offices of the various parties, which are characterized by empty and closed buildings.
For more than five years, River Cess has not been able to host the preliminary rounds of the County Sports Meet because there existed no playing pitch that met the Liberia Football Association’s standards.
Young people of River Cess have not had any place to meet and discuss their concerns. But this is about to change soon when the youth center under construction in the Central River Cess town of Yarpah is completed.
The coordinator of the local agriculture office in River Cess has revealed that her office has begun the second phase of the production of locally produced rice for sale. Nora Kamokai said this time around, her office would also sell 5kg packages of rice for US$5, in addition to the 25kg bags.