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.
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.
President George Weah has assured his government’s commitment to upholding the welfare of members of the Armed Forces of Liberia.
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.
Ahead of the 62nd Armed Forces Day on Monday, February 11, the associate dean of the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law is calling for increased budgetary allotment to the Armed Forces of Liberia.
The United States government has constructed and turned over the Liberian Coast Guard Buchanan Station Boathouse and Ramp to the Armed Forces of Liberia.
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.
Ahead of the African Cup of Nations Qualifier match between Liberia and Zimbabwe on Sunday, November 18, one unidentified Armed Forces of Liberia soldier was shot and wounded.