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Samuel Kanyon Doe
Liberia

Samuel Kanyon Doe

Date of Birth: 06/05/1951
Place of Birth: Tuzon
Died: 09/09/1990


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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...


Impunity in Freetown

Gadaffi had formed a visceral hatred for Liberia’s then military ruler, Master Sergeant Samuel Kanyon Doe, and decided to back Taylor’s guerrillas against him...


Not out of the woods

Grand Gedeh is the home region of the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe, one of Johnson Sirleaf’s bitterest adversaries...


Brinkmanship at the ballot

Johnson – populist, militaristic and widely known for choreographing and filming the torture and murder of ousted military leader Master Sergeant Samuel Kanyon Doe in 1990 – had said before the first round results were known that he would support Tubman in the second round...


Challenging Madam President

Prince Johnson is considered a saviour by many in Nimba County for capturing former Liberian leader Samuel Kanyon Doe in 1990...


Critics, crooks and credibility

Yet the adoption of the Freedom of Information Bill and the emergence of a feisty media suggest a democracy in rude health, compared to the regimes of Charles Taylor, Samuel Doe or William Tolbert...

Prince Johnson, former guerrilla leader and killer of Samuel Doe in 1990, will stand...


A second term for Sirleaf

In response, the President has merged her Unity Party with the Liberia Unification Party (LUP) and the Liberian Action Party (LAP), former allies in the 1985 grand coalition against the regime of Samuel Doe...


Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - the sequel

This is despite a recommendation from Liberia's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) barring her and several others from public office for 30 years after they had admitted to supporting Charles Taylor's war against the Samuel Doe regime...


No reconciliation, little truth

The President's alleged offence was to have had discussions in the late 1980s with Charles Taylor, then fighting to overthrow the late, brutal Samuel Doe...


The vultures gather

Both countries have seemingly insurmountable tasks of identifying billions of dollars in loans dating to the regimes of former Presidents Samuel Doe and Mobutu Sese Seko...


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