UNMIL radio is considered the flagship of UNMIL public information products and the most trusted news source of any media outlet in Liberia. UNMIL Radio offers nationwide coverage reaching approximately 75% of Liberian territories and 80% of the population of nearly 4.5 million people. Established at the inception of the Mission, it first hit the airwaves on 1 October 2003 from a make-shift studio – an OB van stationed in Spriggs Payne, Monrovia. Progressively, the station moved to the Mission’s Logistic Base (Star Base), before relocating to the present site adjacent Pan African Plaza, Headquarters of the UN Mission in Liberia. UNMIL Radio is on-air 24/7, broadcasting 60+ programmes weekly in various formats and languages. Topics covered the work of the Mission and of the UN family at large, the Liberian Peace Process, national reconciliation, humanitarian interventions, current affairs, human rights, Rule of Law, security, gender, civic education and human interest stories amongst others. The station broadcasts in English and Special Liberian English, as well as three local languages of Lorma, Bassa and Kpelleh. It also partners with some Community Radio stations that relay a selection of UNMIL Radio programmes, including major news bulletins. Since its inception, the station has created more than a thousand jingles, public service announcements and drama...
Pan Africa Plaza, Tubman Boulevard, 1st Street Monrovia, Liberia.c 231770319156