Three suspected criminals have been killed in Bong as a result of mob violence in less than one month.
A violent rainstorm which occurred on Sunday night destroyed the roof of Radio Gbarnga, leaving several of the station’s broadcast equipment and documents damaged.
The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, has completed a polio immunization campaign for children under five years of age in Bong.
Police in Bong have arrested, charged and sent to court, two persons in connection with multiple registration and forgery during the ongoing voter registration process.
Internal Affairs Minister Henrique F. Tokpa is calling on all Liberians 18 and over to turn out and register during the voter registration exercise for October’s elections.
Scores of citizens of Bong and other counties gathered in Gbarnga this past Saturday to welcome home Jeremiah C. Sulunteh, Sr., Liberia’s former ambassador to United States, Canada, and Mexico after five years of diplomatic service.
The Elections Coordinating Committee, a consortium of civil society organizations working on the elections, has completed the training of 24 voter registration observers from three different counties.
Josiah Marvin Cole, who was recently dismissed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as mayor of Gbarnga, has accepted a petition from residents of Bong’s third electoral district to contest the district’s representative seat in the ensuing October elections.