Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

Former President (1997-2003)

Date of Birth: 28/01/1948
Place of Birth: Arthington

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Vol 55 N0 22


Firefighters against an inferno

The state sponsors of war and terror have been eclipsed: Gadaffi is dead, Charles Taylor is in gaol and Compaoré in exile...

Vol 55 N0 22


Stepping up the fight against Ebola

Despite the Special Court for Sierra Leone's conviction in 2012 of ex-President Charles Taylor, a lot of guilty men are still free...

Vol 55 N0 22


The warning from Ouagadougou

France, which had protected him from prosecution over his close ties with convicted war criminal Charles Taylor and the bloody insurgencies in Liberia and Sierra Leone, was reluctantly looking for a new regional ally...

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Koroma sacks top aide

We reported last September that Ibrahim Bah, the former warlord who worked with Liberian ex-President Charles Taylor and was under United Nations' sanctions, had brokered an introduction for France's MagForce International to Konteh, then Trade Minister (AC Vol 54 No 18, Bah reveals official links)...

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The men to follow Ellen

No such issues afflict Benoni Urey, who until December was subject to a United Nations' travel ban and assets freeze because of his past relationship with former President and now convicted war criminal Charles Taylor (AC Vol 43 No 9, UN gumshoes in Taylorland)...

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Family business under pressure

Soon after taking office in 2006, Johnson-Sirleaf promised to govern 'differently, decisively, breaking from the past', after the brutal regimes of President Charles Taylor and Samuel Doe, as well as 100 years of Americo-Liberian hegemony, when the country was dominated by a handful of families...

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Tight spot for Blaise

Liberia and Sierra Leone, where Compaoré backed convicted war criminal Charles Taylor and the late rebel leader Foday Sankoh, are not viable options, while Chadian ex-President Hissène Habré’s trial in Senegal shows that is not a possible destination...

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The price of peace

The group also had connections to the Krahn-dominated Movement for Democracy in Liberia (Model), one of the militias that fought ex-President Charles Taylor shortly before he went into exile in Nigeria...

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Peace process slows down

Its many Malian critics are quick to point out that the country of ancient empires is not a broken-down failed state, like Liberia after Charles Taylor...

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Mid-term blues

including convicted ex-President Charles Taylor’s former ally, Prince Yormie Johnson, in Nimba County...

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