As the rainy season approaches, commuters who frequent the road between Grand Bassa and River Cess are starting to worry about the potential impact of the bad road conditions on their travels.
Since the new banknotes issued by the Central Bank of Liberia came into circulation in October of last year, residents of River Cess have continued to struggle with mutilated notes.
A 35-year-old man known as Moses Kollie died while excavating gravel on Abidjan, one of Sand Beach’s gold fields.
A maternal waiting home sponsored by the World Food Programme is nearing completion in Boegeezay Town, in the Doedein Health District.
A recent visit to Sand Beach, River Cess’s largest gold mining camp, has unveiled that the community has no safe drinking water facility in the area.
Sand Beach, previously known as Sand Bay, is a settlement established by illicit miners and is River Cess’s largest gold mining camp with more than 5,000 residents from different parts of Liberia.
Reports are coming in that fewer people are turning up at the voter registration centers in River Cess, with some voter registration staff often spending more than four hours without registering a single voter.
Amos Yarway, a resident of Charlie Town in River Cess, said his 19-year-old daughter had her first seizure 14 years ago.