President of Liberia

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Jones Nhinson Williams As human beings, there are times that we forget to allow our conscience to act. This is normal but there are other times we must use or allow our conscience to play a role. At this moment, it is time for my president, our president and the president of Liberia, Ms. […...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Feb 11th, 2013
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Guinea’s army chief of staff and five other members of a military delegation have been killed in a plane crash in Liberia. Five crew members were also killed. The officers were on their way to attend Liberia’s Armed Forces Day celebrations Monday morning when the plane crashed in Charlesville, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2012
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Written by Bernard Gbayee Goah – President Operation We Care for Liberia USA An estimation of more than two hundred thousand innocent people were killed, hundreds of thousands uprooted from their homes, and hundreds of thousands more displaced in foreign lands as a result of Liberia’s brutal wa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Oct 9th, 2012
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Paris – Leymah Gbowee, the social worker who won last year’s Nobel Peace Prize with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on Monday publicly disowned her co-laureate for failing to fight graft and nepotism in the war-scarred African nation. “People are very disappointed. We have...
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May 4th, 2012
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, May 4, 2012– The Principal Defender has appointed Morris Anyah, an experienced international appeals lawyer, as Assigned Appeals Counsel to conduct the appeal of convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor. Mr. Anyah has served as co-counsel on the Taylor Defence ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2012
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While Liberia could afford an election in which the President Ellen Johnson ran unopposed the people of the country have neither electricity or running water. Long the golden girl of the western banktatorships Ellen Johnson spent the year before her election in 2006 campaigning in Liberia while drawi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Jan 31st, 2012
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Monrovia – Liberia has arrested some 70 people near its southeastern border with Ivory Coast for their alleged involvement in plans to destabilise the neighbouring country, an administrative official told AFP. “The Liberian government arrested more than 70 of these people on January 28, b...
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Jan 27th, 2012
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The need to retool Liberia’s relationship with US Robtel Neajai Pailey The shocking news that the former Liberian strongman was indeed a CIA informant in the early years of his rise to notoriety calls into question America’s complicity in Taylor’s destruction of Liberia. Two very significant and inte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 20th, 2012
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Two very significant and interconnected events happened this week in Liberia – President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inaugurated for a second term with a subdued opposition attending the ceremonies, and former Liberian President Charles Taylor was implicated in a Boston Globe article for serving as a C...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Jan 20th, 2012
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Liberia’s re-elected President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf named the first ministers of her new cabinet on Thursday, shuffling the finance and foreign affairs posts but retaining her defence minister. Nobel laureate Johnson Sirleaf was sworn in for a second term in power this week under pressure to s...