The Environmental Protection Agency has held a Natural Resource Management workshop in River Cess, aimed at discussing community rights, lowland farming and aquaculture, and the relationship between the people and the forest.
Lawyers representing the prosecution in a criminal coercion case filed against three River Cess journalists failed to appear in court on Monday, the day assigned for hearing by Abraham Nyonway, the associate magistrate of the Cestos Magisterial Court.
The Cestos Magisterial court denied a motion last Thursday to dismiss the criminal coercion case against three journalists in River Cess for alleged defamation of character.
Three River Cess journalists, including a Bush Chicken reporter, are facing a lawsuit for criminal coercion after reporting on a link between two of the county’s former officials and a missing construction equipment in the county.
Police in River Cess are investigating 10 persons, including nine men and a woman, for the murder of a man after he had been apprehended for stealing a hunting rifle.
The site supervisor of the company constructing the Timbo River Bridge, Napoleon Davis, has announced the temporary closure of the Timbo River Bridge.
Two former government officials in River Cess have acknowledged their involvement with missing construction equipment, but say they received no money to have the equipment removed from the county.
The government has finally begun the process of replacing the aging and damaged Timbo River Bridge.