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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

Date of Birth: 28 January 1948
Place of Birth: Arthington


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The soccer vote

Three spectres haunt the polls: a return to war by dissatisfied losers; more of the state looting and corruption that has defined Liberian politics for the past 50 years; and meddling by ousted President Charles Taylor from Nigeria where he was exiled under the 2003 peace deal that also set the electoral timetable...


Welcome to the world

The anti-corruption and mercenary conventions require openness to international monitoring while accession to the ICC means that if exiled leader Charles Taylor returns home Liberia's government would have to hand him over to the ICC or its affiliate the Special Court in Sierra Leone which wants to try him for war crimes...


Stuck in the Mittal

The rebellion led by Charles Taylor which sparked seven years of civil war in 1990 started in Nimba...


Oil, dollars and votes

Liberia's economy was decimated by the civil war and the subsequent regime under President Charles Ghankay Taylor...


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Reining in the military

Gbagbo's foes have wide backing: rebels in western Côte d'Ivoire have been armed and helped by mercenaries loyal to Liberia's Charles Taylor and the northern Ivorian rebels the Forces Nouvelles were armed by Taylor's ally Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré...


Vultures gather

The report of the United Nations Special Court in Freetown pointing to Liberian warlord Charles Taylor's involvement in anti-Conté plots was seen as vindicating Diallo's efforts...


Through a glass very darkly

Their central calculation is that what's good for Liberia's exiled warlord Charles Taylor will be bad for Guinea...


Double Wamco

LIB officials said that around the time of the overthrow of the then President Charles Taylor in 2003 Saint-Yrian approached David Aim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LIB looking for a partner in a mining deal...


Warlord on the loose

Charles Taylor Liberia's exiled warlord stands accused of crimes across the region...


Oil bubble

Directors include Rilwanu Lukman formerly Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Nigeria's ex-Oil Minister; Egbert Imomoh former Deputy Managing Director of Shell in Nigeria; Guy Pas formerly chief financial officer of oil traders Addax and of the mineral house Oryx; and Engelbert Cooper a Liberian with a colourful business history under ex-Presidents Samuel Doe and Charles Taylor and later in South Africa...


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