Despite the completion of reconstruction work on the Timbo River Bridge between River Cess and Grand Bassa, the road to the southeast remains nearly impassible due to its poor condition.
Six gunmen stormed the Yarpah Town Police Station on Saturday morning and took away a motorcycle and a cell phone worth US$300, according to police.
Marie Zoegoe, superintendent of the River Cess’ chapter of the Liberia Marketing Association, has been suspended for 30 days alongside her deputy Luke Blodyu, who runs the Yarpah Town Market.
A group of marketers in Yarpah Town are calling for an audit of the head of the River Cess’ branch of the Liberia Marketing Association after they say the association’s president has not properly accounted for funds collected from marketers and donations made to the association by politicians.
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.