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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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    Vol 40 No 1 |

Africa scrambles for Africa

Again the Anglophone-Francophone fault line was tested: Nigeria Ghana and Sierra Leone backed the Ecomog intervention while Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso covertly supported the fight against Ecomog forces by Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia...


The Pinochet factor

We hear human rights activists in Kenya Liberia Nigeria Togo and Ghana are already preparing charge sheets against several past and current leaders: Daniel arap Moi Charles Taylor Gen...


My Arabism tired me out

Gadaffi’s key allies in English-speaking West Africa are Liberia’s Charles Taylor and Ghana’s Jerry Rawlings who have accepted material support but have not been as constant as Gadaffi would like...

The documents claim Charles Taylor plus fighters from Gambia and Guinea were also trained...


Rebels and revenge

Many Sierra Leoneans believe that they come from elements in Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Front of Liberia government and Blaise Compaoré's regime in Burkina Faso...


The Freetown fall-out

Freetown's temporary spot in the media circus just might stir up some bankable interest in the country Jonah hoped but he predicted a long slog against the rebel Revolutionary United Front its allies from the ousted Koroma junta and what he says are thousands of fighters loyal to President Charles Taylor in neighbouring Liberia...


A diplomatic coup

Among the Anglophones Liberia's President Charles Taylor is most worried by Nigeria's moves...

By the same token the victory of Charles Taylor in Liberia last July was a major diplomatic victory for Blaise Compaoré whom Abuja sees as a problem...


Jump or be pushed

President Charles Taylor's government in Liberia sent a delegation in late January to Abuja to complain about alleged Ecomog complicity with the Kamajors...


Big men, big countries, big hopes

While he doesn't face a regional alliance against him of the sort that ousted Mobutu Sese Seko regional governments view his military regime with a mixture of frustration and alarm; they (including new friends such as Ghana's President Jerry Rawlings and Liberia's Charles Taylor) regard its project to oust Koroma as perverse costly and likely to end in fiasco...


Dokie's death

The investigation into their murder and apparent torture (their bodies were found bound and half burnt on 30 November) is the first major human rights test for President Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Party government...


Cracking Koroma

Many of the junta recruits speak Liberian-style pidgin English suggesting the RUF's links with Charles Taylor's fighters are still active...


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