Residents of Fanti Town in Buchanan have threatened not to vote in the October 10, 2017 elections should their government fail to find a solution to prevent sea erosion in their community.
Four representative candidates contesting in River Cess’ second district recently participated in the final town hall legislative debate in the county, in the presence of dozens of voters.
The Sustainable Development Institute, an organization that pushes for community involvement in natural resources management, has been conducting several activities across River Cess aimed at getting citizens to better understand and monitor county social development funds.
As election day draws near, healthcare will be one of the issues on the minds of voters. In Gbloseo Town, 45 kilometers away from the River Cess capital of Cestos, voters will likely think of their community clinic when they cast their ballots.
As the campaigning season has gotten underway, commuters traveling between Grand Bassa and River Cess are weighing how the lack of attention to the region will affect their vote.
Community radio journalists from the 15 counties of Liberia have been trained under the USAID/Internews Media Development Program on how to use technology in reporting during the 2017 elections.
CESTOS, River Cess – Rep. Alfred Juweh of River Cess’ first electoral district has vowed not to support Vice President Joseph Boakai in his presidential bid amid reports in a newspaper that the lawmaker had endorsed the Unity Party candidate. Juweh’s statement comes as a rebuttal to a front-page article in the July 24 edition…
A documentary on land issues in Liberia, titled “The Land Beneath Our Feet,” is expected to be launched locally over the next couple of days.