The Impact of County, Social Development Projects in Bong

first_imgAs the government of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf draws to an end, every county administration is working to account for projects undertaken during her administration.One such county official is Bong County Superintendent Selena Polson Mappy who was re-appointed by the President immediately upon returning to her job after unsuccessfully contesting for electoral district #6 against Maima Briggs Mensah, an independent candidate in the October 10 elections.The projects in pictures cover the period 2012 to 2017 with funding from the County Development Fund (CDF) and the County Social Development Fund (CSDF).President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf last June 21, arrived in Bong County on the final leg of her nationwide farewell tour, which took her to Belefania, Palala, Zota, Mano-Wainsue, Ganmue, and Bellemue, among others.During Superintendent Mappy’s administration, several development projects were completed and were turned over to the people of Bong County by President Sirleaf during her final tour.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Guyanese miner shot by Venezuelan during money dispute

first_imgA 31-year-old Guyanese miner is now nursing gunshot wounds after being shot twice by a Venezuelan, to whom he owed money.Injured is Teon Moffatt of Haslington Village, East Coast Demerara (ECD). Reports are the incident occurred at Arau Mountain top, Wenamu River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) on Tuesday about 17:00h.Guyana Times was told that Moffatt was heading to his camp when the suspect approached him and blocked his path.According to reports, the Venezuelan man demanded raw gold equivalent to $15,000, which Moffatt allegedly owed him.However, Moffat allegedly told the suspect that he did not have any gold which led to a confrontation. The suspect whipped out a .38 revolver from under his jersey and shot Moffatt twice to his upper left leg.According to the Police, the injured man fell to the ground while the suspect made good his escape in the nearby bushes.Moffatt was eventually taken to the Arau medical centre. Meanwhile, the Police have since launched an investigation.last_img read more