Residents of Jerry King Village in Jueh Yarnee District, where a US$62,000 clinic is currently under construction, are raising alarm at what they say is substandard materials being used by the construction company.
Commuters traveling to and from the southeast of Liberia can now walk across the Timbo River Bridge, after Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyepan instructed Jupiter Construction Company to now allow passage to pedestrians.
Jupiter Construction has finally completed the construction of the Timbo River Bridge between River Cess and Grand Bassa Counties. But will not be commissioned until August 15, 2019, according to Floyd Thomas, Jupiter Construction’s Chief Executive Officer.
In the quest for reforms to Liberia’s electoral system, some River Cess voters are calling for adopting a single style of marking ballot papers as a way to reduce invalid votes.
During the 2017 elections, only 15.9 percent of the total number of candidates in the elections were females. The election law provides that political parties and coalitions submitting candidates for an election should “endeavor” to ensure that there is no less than 30 percent of candidates from each gender.
Amos T. Boe, a 49-year-old photographer, still wears the wounds from the day in August 1994 when he lost three of his family members and almost lost his own head.
Commuters travelling through River Cess to reach the southeast have received assurance from the company constructing the Timbo River Bridge that the bridge will be commissioned by July 26, 2019.
A local official in River Cess has proposed that civic voter education to be included in the Ministry of Education’s national curriculum for Liberian secondary schools.