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A tale of two missions

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...

Farewell ceremony for UNMIL police and military

After 14 years of serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), an official farewell ceremony was held this week in...

Security responsibility in Liberia handed back to own forces

Liberian security forces yesterday (June 30) took full control of their security for the first time since the civil war ended 13...

All female Indian police unit departs UN mission in Liberia

"We see you as family," Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf last week told the women of the all-female Indian police unit serving in...

UNMIL mandate extended to end September next year

The Security Council has extended the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) until September 30 next year as well as authorising a reduction...

Security, legal institutions development a challenge for Liberia: UN

More than a decade after its civil war, Liberia is heading towards reconciliation but significant challenges remain in the development of its...

UN website details peacekeeper sex abuse claims

The United Nations unveiled a website aimed at improving transparency about sexual misconduct allegations and other charges leveled against members of its...

Pakistani veteran to become new UN military head in Liberia

A Pakistani general who is a veteran of the United Nations quick reaction force in Somalia is set to become the next...


Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...