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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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Winkling out Taylor

While delegates to the Ghana peace talks wrangled about how many vice presidents Liberia should have in a new interim government President Charles Taylor still remained in Monrovia on 6 August...


See you in court?

Liberian President Charles Taylor has been indicted for his support for the RUF but may avoid appearing before the Court as part of a deal to get him out of Monrovia...


Abandoned children

Charles Taylor's innovative use of Small Boy Units was a key factor in his grab for the presidency...


Fighting on

The indiscriminate shelling of civilian areas by the rebel Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) in the latest upsurge of fighting has removed any lingering hope that they might offer a viable alternative to President Charles Ghankay Taylor...


Meltdown in Monrovia

Next week the first component of 1 000 West African peacekeepers is due in Liberia to enforce a fragile ceasefire between President Charles Taylor's crumbling government and his rebel opponents...

Charles Taylor draws his road map President Taylor had hoped to spend his retirement as a cocoa and coffee farmer near Gbarnga revered as the 'Grandaddy of Liberian politics'...

The biggest risk faced by the West African peacekeepers shipping into Liberia is that embattled President Charles Taylor looks like the only man with a plan...


Weird scenes inside the gold-mine

President Charles Taylor vowed to fight on as the rebels advanced through Bushrod Island and headed for Monrovia's city centre and the Executive Mansion...


How the Ghana talks stalled

Ghana's Foreign Minister Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo scorned suggestions that Ghana might deliver President Charles Taylor to the Sierra Leone Special Court and pronounced the indictment announcement as the talks opened an 'embarrassment'...


Where next?

The Sierra Leone Special Court's indictment of President Charles Taylor leaves him little option but to fight to the death potentially taking the thousands of Liberians who have crammed into Monrovia with him...


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Five-yearly farce

To French embarrassment he has played an important role in mediating peace talks on Côte d'Ivoire and he hosted a meeting between Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and Liberian leader Charles Taylor on 26 April...


No cash, no court

It has issued the first set of indictments which include the Sierra Leonean Minister for Internal Affairs Sam Hinga Norman and rebel Revolutionary United Front Commander Sam 'Mosquito' Bockarie a long-standing ally of Liberian President Charles Taylor...


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