WASHINGTON, DC – Mighty Earth today published the findings of a new investigation documenting serious labor and environmental concerns at the single largest rubber plantation on the planet – the Firestone Rubber Plantation in Harbel, Liberia. The report, “A Bridge Too Far? Social and Environmental Concerns in Bridgestone’s Liberian Rubber Plantation and a Plan for Remediation,” found several on-going problems, including: Environmental ConcernsRead more
The Monrovia Times
The 24th edition of the National County Sports Meet came to a sour end for many followers of the competition Sunday, as Nimba County contesting penalty decision walked out of the field. Nimba County had gone behind in the 27th minute to a controversial penalty and reduced to ten men, but could not withstand a second controversial penalty awarded Grand Kru CountyRead more
“Henry Costa Over Will Not Be Turn Over To Liberian Government” Says Sierra Leone’s Information Minister.
Speaking to BBC Focus On Africa, Sierra Leonean Information Mohamed Swaray said Henry Costa will not be turned over to the Liberian government. The Minister said Mr.Costa is enjoying all of his privileges as contained in several human rights protocols and that Sierra Leone as a soverenign democracy will not take dictation from any government. Mr. Costa was prevented fromRead more
Liberia’s Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has finally opened up against the Weah-led government. Vice President Howard-Taylor in a letter to Senate Protemp Albert Chie said she is yet to receive financial allotments stipulated in her 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 budgets. The Vice President complained about the lack of budgetary support to her office, something she said is hampering the smooth operationsRead more
As news broke on the arrest of provocative talk show host Henry Costa, Sources closer to President George Manneh Weah has said that the president has been brief on the situation. News of Costa arrest came late Tuesday as the Monrovia Times broke the story citing impeccable sources within the Sierra Leonean government . Mr. Costa was undergoing investigation inRead more