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Vol 48 No 16

Published 3rd August 2007


Liberia

Rumours and plots

President Johnson-Sirleaf's enemies have come out in the open with a raft of allegations and threats of military action

Murky reports of coup plots and corruption are tarnishing President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s government. Local political scheming undermines her high international credibility and that of her Finance Minister, Antoinette Sayeh. Behind the scheming lie opposition forces, some wanting to cover up past misdeeds, others detesting Johnson-Sirleaf's brusque political style.

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