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UNICCOs’ Proactive Efforts Drive Quality Education, Health, and Poverty Alleviation in Nimba County and Beyond

In March 2024, UNICCO organized a Home Coming for Development event in Saclepea. Before heading there, the Minnesota Chapter, led by President Victoria Sendolo Zulu, Board Co-Chair Gonpue Wehyee, Vice President Bernice Yeiah, National Board Co-Chair Isaac Karto Jr., National Project Director George Flomo, and Former Project Director James Wuo Harris, along with National Vice President Nenseh Mccabe, stakeholders, and elders, broke ground for the Domahpa School Project.

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ArcelorMittal Liberia Extends Awareness to Host

Liberia: – Hundreds of community members in ArcelorMittal Liberia (AML)’s directly affected rail communities in Grand Bassa, Bong, and Nimba Counties are receiving relevant safety information regarding rail use. The information sessions in towns and villages will guard against unforeseen circumstances along the railway from Yekepa to Buchanan City. AML recently launched this year’s edition…

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Liberia Vice President Jeremiah Kpan Koung Denounces Protest Against AML; Describes Phase II Expansion Project as a Big Investment that will create jobs for Liberians

Nimba County, Liberia: – The Vice President of Liberia Jeremiah Koung has condemned the recent protest by some community and traditional society members in Yekepa which disrupted the operations of ArcelorMittal Liberia (AML) for a week. ArcelorMittal is Liberia’s largest foreign direct investment, the highest contributor to government’s revenue and the largest private sector employer….

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Under Pressure, China Union Moves to Restore Lost Image with Road Rehabilitation

Bong Mines- Bong County, Liberia: -China Union has embarked on road rehabilitation in Fuamah, Bong County District #7, following significant pressure from the House of Representatives. The company is currently reconditioning the road from Haindii to Kakata, in compliance with the mandate of the House’s Plenary. A visit to Bong Mines over the weekend revealed…

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Twisting President Boakai’s Remarks on Abandoned Towns to Attack ArcelorMittal for Profit?

Yekepa, Nimba County, Liberia: – In a recent interview at the Africa-US Business Summit, President Boakai expressed deep concerns about the legacy of defunct mining sites in Liberia. Once vibrant communities, these areas are now ghost towns, their prosperity erased by the exodus of mining companies. The President mentioned specific sites: Mano River, LMC in…

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Press Release: Nimba Women Unequivocally Distance the People of Nimba from the Recent Disruptions orchestrated at ArcelorMittal Liberia Mines

Ganta, Nimba Liberia: – Good morning, esteemed members of the press, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens of Nimba County. We gather here today with a solemn purpose, a unified voice representing the women of Nimba County, Liberia. We are here to address recent events that have stirred up some of our communities and, are of…

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Pres. Boakai’s Bid to Woo Investors’ Confidence Undermined: As Sponsored Protest Disrupts AML’s Operations in Nimba

By: Julius T. Jaesen, II coyies2004@gmail.com +231886661061/+231777661061 Liberia: – In the wake of the ongoing protest at ArcelorMittal’s operation site in Nimba County marked by corporate clash and economic interests, Liberia finds itself at a crossroads as President Joseph Nyuma Boakai seeks to woo much-needed investment to bolster the nation’s economy. Currently attending the US-Africa…

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Security Concerns Mount as Solway’s Boima Morgan Leads Disruptions at ArcelorMittal Liberia Operational Sites in Nimba County

Nimba County, Liberia: – There are calls for calm as the actions of controversial figure, Boima Morgan disrupts work of ArcelorMittal Liberia (AML) in Nimba County. Staff were forced to evacuate from the mines and there are security concerns for the nearby mining communities. There are reports that the company is working with local authorities…

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United Nimba Citizens’ Council (UNICCO’s) Decade of Impact: Transforming Lives and Communities in Post-War Liberia

As UNICCO continues to sow seeds of hope and empowerment, its legacy reverberates far beyond Nimba County, serving as a testament to the transformative power of collective action and compassion in rebuilding nations from the ashes of conflict. In a post-war Liberia, UNICCO’s decade of impact stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit of resilience and renewal.

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