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Vol 48 No 6

Published 16th March 2007


The neighbours are unstable

Liberia's troubles affect its whole region. During the civil war, Liberian mercenaries joined the fight in Sierra Leone and Côte d'Ivoire. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is now warning ex-fighters not to enter Guinea, for fear that the unrest there might spill over the border, which runs 563 kilometres through wild country.

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