A former secretary general of the National Civil Society Council’s branch in Grand Bassa is calling on the county’s legislative council to launch a protest to demand that the government pay Grand Bassa its share of social development funds.
ArcelorMittal has turned over the newly refurbished right wing of its hospital in Buchanan to the Liberian government, after negotiations with county authorities.
The Project Management Committee of Grand Bassa has released its first quarterly report, citing challenges in the county receiving its allotted funds from the Ministry of Finance.
The Liberian government is appealing for humanitarian aid to provide relief to victims and bereaved families of the affected mudslide community in Nimba.
As a result of a perceived communications gap between ArcelorMittal and local NGOs, the company held a forum with seven organizations to ensure that the company’s contributions and achievements are better understood.
A Bush Chicken investigation has found that US$4,000 provided by MNG Gold Liberia as contribution towards the renovation of the superintendent’s residence in Gbarnga was instead used by Bong’s Superintendent Esther Walker on a trip Accra, Ghana.
The president of the Nimba County Community College has outlined several challenges facing the institution, noting that he met the college’s account empty with debt owed to several vendors.
Several flood victims in Buchanan are accusing mining giant ArcelorMittal of bearing responsibility for the floods last July that damaged properties and left many homeless.