According to the international travel guidebooks on West Africa – whose sections on Liberia are invariably the smallest – Robertsport is THE place to holiday in Liberia. I too was eager to visit Robertsport, but not for the same reasons.
Amid acknowledgment by the Bea Mountain Mining Corporation that toxic waste created as a result of their activities have polluted nearby wetlands, a Bush Chicken investigation has established that residents of the town of Gekando, along the Mavor River in Grand Cape Mount, are suffering from skin rashes and a polluted water supply.
While significant steps have been made in the fight against Ebola, Jene Wonde, a town in Grand Cape Mount County which was the epicenter of the outbreak in November last year, is still working to return to normalcy.
Liberian Muslims have vowed to boycott any referendum seeking to amend the Country 1986 constitution if it includes a measure to make Liberia a Christian state.