Efforts to reconstruct the damaged bridge leading to Grand Bassa Community College appear to have suffered a setback as Sen. Jonathan Kaipay has announced that the US$350,000 set aside by USAID to assist the government in constructing the bridge has been diverted to another project.
The National Lottery Authority has concluded a five-year strategic plan consultative meeting aimed at modernizing its operations.
Hundreds of farms in Grand Bassa could receive seed rice from the Ministry of Agriculture, according to the Diahn-Blae Statutory District superintendent, Solomon Grimes Davis. The distribution of rice hinges on the government getting support from donors.
The World Bank has donated ten vehicles to strengthen three programs at the Ministry of Health – the Community Health Assistant Program, the Performance-Based Financing program, and the Nursing and Midwifery Division.
The Second Judicial Circuit Court in Grand Bassa has issued an arrest order for a local businessman, Charles A. Edward, after he failed to show up for his arraignment in court.
Police in Grand Bassa are currently investigating four employees of the Equatorial Palm Oil Company in Grand Bassa’s fifth district for allegedly threatening the life of the company’s general manager if any attempt is made to reduce the company’s workforce.
Trial Jurors at the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Grand Bassa have brought down a guilty verdict against Sundaygar Willie, a 35-year-old man, for beating his girlfriend to death.
“I don’t like the way the president can appoint elections commissioners in this country, because even me if I am a president and appointed you, you will cheat because I recommended you,” said Oretha Artis, a resident of Bokay Town in Granda Bassa’a first district. “If the president appoints you, he or she will have control over you.”