Author Archives: Patrick S. Tokpah

Phebe Hospital Allocation Turns “Gentlemen Agreement”

Several citizens of Bong County have expressed serious frustrations over the manner in which Phebe hospital was treated in the just ended county council sitting in Gbarnga. Recently at the County Council Sitting, Phebe was not captured in the allotments on grounds that it is receiving funding from the National government, a situation that has drawn the attention of local

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WFP Begins Nutrition Sensitive Workshop In Bong

The World Food Programme WFP has begun a three-day Smallholder Agriculture Development Project Nutrition Sensitive Workshop in Gbarnga, Bong County. The Smallholder Agriculture Development (Project SHAD-P) is a Japanese Government food aid initiative through the World Food Programme that aims at supporting smallholder farmers in Liberia. The project main goal is to promoting resilience agriculture practices for staple food production.

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Yallah Dedicates US$42, 000 Elementary School In Bong County

A US$42,000 six-classroom elementary school has been dedicated to residents of Tuankan Town, in Bong County. The project was allocated by Bong’s Sen. Henry Yallah as part of the Legislative Support Projects program. Yallah said the allotment was made in the 2016/2017 national budget for the school’s construction. Lawmakers receive annual budgetary allotments for projects of their choice to be

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Bong Police Charged And Sent 67 Persons To Court

Police in Bong County has formally charged sixty-seven persons with multiple offenses and sent them to court for prosecution following serious looting at Mining Company MNG Gold in Kokoyah District. The charging of the suspects follows preliminary Investigations after the Monday, November 5, 2018 mob violent action at the company that led to the looting of the facilities of MNG

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Defeated Candidate In Bong Stress Need For Leaders To Focus On Development

Madam Norris in an interview with this Paper recently in Gbarnga stated that doing so will help the County to move forward adding that development brings happiness to every citizen. According to her, even though she did not win the October 10th, 2017 election, but she remains committed to advocating for the necessary environment that residents of electoral District#3 and

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Police Arrest Over Fifty For ‘Vandalizing’ MNG-Gold Facilities

For allegedly vandalizing mining company MNG facility, Police in Bong County have arrested over fifty- two persons including men and women. Speaking to Journalists in Gbarnga after a tour, Kokoyah District Commander Fredrick Neppay said the suspects arrested are not yet being formally charged, but some of them are helping with an ongoing investigation. The Bong County Police Chief said

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Mia Minister Pledges GOL Commitment To Protecting MNG Gold Investment

Liberia Internal Affairs Minister Varney A. Sirleaf has pledged the government commitment to protecting the company and its investment in Bong County, despite the killing of four persons by MNG Mining Company vehicle. Minister Varney A.Sirleafs at the same time promised authority of MNG Gold that those who vandalized their properties will be dealt with in accordance with the low

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