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States of emergency in Ethiopia, Liberia

Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous nation, and Liberia declared states of emergency on Wednesday to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, a day...

A tale of two missions

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Cote d’Ivoire and Liberia share more than a border. The two West African nations have a recent history of civil war and upheaval. Both...

Liberia operating Streit Cougars

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Liberia’s armed forces are now operating Streit Cougar armoured vehicles, representing one of the military’s biggest acquisitions since the civil war came to an...

ISS: Liberia’s war criminals may finally face the music at home

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Last week, Liberian President George Weah asked the country’s legislature to establish the Extraordinary Criminal Court to try the perpetrators of war crimes and...

Liberians protest

Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of Monrovia to protest against corruption and economic decline many blame on their once hugely popular president,...

Liberians take to the streets over missing millions

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Thousands of protesting Liberians took to the streets of Monrovia to demand the return of $104 million in cash missing on the...

ISS: South Sudan can learn from Liberia’s road to peace

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Peace is not just about restoring stability after violence. It is also about investing in the structures and institutions that will ensure...

Africom leadership visits Liberia

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US Africa Command senior enlisted advisor, Chief Master Sgt. Ramon "CZ" Colon-Lopez, conducted a site visit to Liberia between 2 and 4...

Former Liberian warlord gets 30 years in US prison

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A former Liberian warlord known as "Jungle Jabbah" was sentenced to 30 years in prison for gaining US asylum by lying about...

Armed Forces of Liberia gets new pilots

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The Nigerian Air Force has finished training two Liberian pilots, the first since the end of that country's civil war in 2003,...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...