Security Threatened At Liberian-Ivorian Border - Report

Officers of the elite Emergency Response Unit of the Liberian National Police assigned at the country's border with Cote d'Ivoire are reported to be poorly funded, leading some pundits to warn of a "looming threat to national security."

  • Liberia:  Security Threatened At Ivorian Border

    Heritage, 3 December 2012

    Officers of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) of the Liberia National Police (LNP) assigned in Nimba, Grand Gedeh, River Gee and Maryland Counties are said to be finding it ... read more »

An Ivorian refugee gets a lift on a motorbike taxi to Zwedru in southeastern Liberia.

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Gbagbo's Mercenaries Jailed in Liberia

    The New Dawn, 30 October 2012

    Contrary to the Liberian Government's denials of media speculations, linking some Liberians to the Cote d'Voire crisis, at least two Liberians have been jailed at the Monrovia ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Re-Clinging to 34-Yr-Old Pact - Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire Enliven 1978 Security Vows

    The Analyst, 22 October 2012

    Liberia's relations with its neighbors, despite domestic political turmoil, were amiable for decades until the angel of agitation and death passed over and dropped its rod. In ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Border Security Beefed Up

    The New Dawn, 22 October 2012

    Security has been beefed up, with continuous surveillance along the Liberia-Cote d'Ivoire border to ensure stability in the region, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf told her Ivorian ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Sirleaf Discusses Border Security With Ouattara

    The Inquirer, 19 October 2012

    A United Nations Panel has reported that parts of eastern Liberia are allegedly used as a recruitment platform and rear base (with several camps) for military training used by ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Ellen On Urgent Mission to Ivory Coast

    The NEWS, 19 October 2012

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday departed the country for a one-day working visit to Abidjan, La Côte d'Ivoire, for urgent consultation on border-related issues with ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Govt Tightens Security After Attacks

    The NEWS, 8 October 2012

    The Ivorian government has tightened security across the country after troops repulsed what it called coordinated attacks on Sunday night and early Monday on security ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  UN Accuses Gbagbo Forces

    The NEWS, 8 October 2012

    The UN panel of expert investigating reports of a plan to destabilize Ivory Coast has identified eastern Liberia as a recruitment platform and rear base (with several camps) for ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Hardship Hits Liberia/Ivory Coast Border

    Heritage, 26 September 2012

    One month after rebel gunfire forced hundreds of people in this border village to flee their homes, residents are now returning home but not to the life they knew. read more »

  • Liberia:  UN Mission Concerned About Reports of 'Mercenary' Activities

    Heritage, 20 September 2012

    The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has expressed serious concern over reports of "mercenary" activities at refugee camps in Grand Gedeh County. Grand Gedeh County is ... read more »