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Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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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...


Horse-trading, arms-trading

The planned United Nations Security Council mission to West Africa will find President Charles Taylor in a tight corner...


More guns, please

President Charles Taylor in March 2003 told the press that Liberia had 'ordered arms'...


Unity's opponents

Unable to pay his troops President Charles Taylor has opened up a new front for them to loot in western Côte d'Ivoire...

The Special Court in Sierra Leone may yet indict Charles Taylor though arresting him would pose a certain number of problems...


Up for grabs

Instability in Guinea will complicate efforts to address regional security and tackle Liberian President Charles Taylor...


Catching the flak

During the 1990-91 Gulf war Charles Taylor's Liberian rebels made up some valuable fighting ground capitalising on Washington's engagement elsewhere...


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