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Liberia

Samuel Kanyon Doe

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


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Fraud claims fail to convince

Many Liberians took the remarks as a provocation reminding them of the US government's endorsement of the violently rigged 1985 elections that the dictator Samuel Doe conducted to perpetuate his hold on power, and reacted angrily...


Weah walks up to the spot

In the 1980s he served for two years as a minister in the Samuel Doe administration and went on to manage one of Liberia's oil companies...


After Ellen

It is likely that Johnson will win more votes than his opponents in Nimba, which he has represented as a Senator since 2005 and which considers him a hero and protector because he captured and killed former President Samuel Doe, who had killed thousands of Nimba residents in ethnic purges after a failed coup in 1985...


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...


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