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LNP Releases 59 Illicit Miners Fom Detention in Nimba

LNP Releases 59 Illicit Miners Fom Detention in Nimba

Fifty-nine illicit miners arrested at the Kartee Gold Mine in Gbanipea have been released from detention by the Liberia National Police following intervention from officials of the county, including Nimba’s sixth district lawmaker, Rep. Dorwohn Twain Gleekia.

Death of Several Citizens at Illegal Gold Mine Prompts National Mourning

Yesterday, February 18 was designated as a national mourning day after at least 40 alleged illegal gold miners were trapped following an unexpected mudslide that occurred recently in Gbanipea, Nimba.

OP-ED: Does Liberia Really Need an Army?

The Armed Forces of Liberia could not practically repel attacks mounted by Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, or other regional countries, not to mention countries with highly equipped militaries. Think about this – if Liberia were to be attacked right now by another country, we would not, in all seriousness, depend on our army to protect us. Instead, we would appeal to the United States, ECOWAS, or the United Nations, to help us or levy sanctions against that country.

Liberia Excels to Second Place in AFCON Qualifier After Win Over Zimbabwe

The Lonestar of Liberia have taken a major step in qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, after defeating the warriors of Zimbabwe 1-0 at the Samuel Keyan Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville, on Sunday.