At least one soldier of the Liberian contingent serving in the United Nations Peacekeeping mission in Mali has been killed by Tuareg rebels.
Over 3,000 squatters residing at the 72nd Military Barracks in Paynesville risk eviction from their homes come April.
Most of the squatters currently occupying the military facility took shelter there during the country 14-years civil crisis.
The Liberia Coast Guard has seized two foreign vessels after accusing its sailors of illegally treading on the country’s territorial waters without any prior notice.
In the ongoing case involving Seargeant Melvin K. Tolbert, the Armed Forces of Liberia appears to have demonstrated negligence in meeting its obligations to one of its soldiers who was injured while on duty, according to documents provided to The Bush Chicken.
Ahead of today’s Armed Forces Day celebrations, the Ministry of National Defense has assured the preparedness of the Armed Forces of Liberia to take over security following the departure of the United Nations Mission in Liberia.