About 40 community health assistants have received training from the county health team in collaboration with Last Mile Health, an organization that works to improve healthcare in remote communities.
The National Elections Commission has increased the number of voting centers in River Cess County to 55.
The local agricultural office in River Cess has begun production of 25 kg bags of locally produced rice for sale in the county.
When River Cess students complete high school, they are often forced to migrate to either Grand Bassa or Montserrado for vocational training or other forms of higher education.
Amid recent reports by the River Cess superintendent that the county is experiencing high numbers of unsolved murder cases – 50 murders in 2016 – police officers in the county face significant hurdles in doing their jobs.
For nearly six years now, River Cess has not been able to access its County Development Funds.
Barely a week after media reports of high levels of crime in the county, armed police officers have been deployed across River Cess.
The poor conditions of roadways in River Cess is causing a major concern, as the number of accidents are increasing and the county’s poor connectivity is impacting the earning potentials of local farmers and businesses.