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Liberia

Benoni Wilfred Urey

Date of Birth: 22 June 1957


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Ellen calls the shots

Benoni Urey a millionaire media magnate who owns newspapers a TV and a radio station registered the All Liberian Party in early August immediately dominating political discussions in Monrovia...


Stepping up the fight against Ebola

Several leading supporters including her former Deputy Finance Minister Francis Dunbar abandoned her Unity Party and declared support for Benoni Urey...


The men to follow Ellen

No such issues afflict Benoni Urey who until December was subject to a United Nations' travel ban and assets freeze because of his past relationship with former President and now convicted war criminal Charles Taylor (AC Vol 43 No 9 UN gumshoes in Taylorland)...


New challenges after messy elections

Heavily armed ERU officers shut down Love FM which is owned by Benoni Urey a confidant of ex-President Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor and a key CDC supporter; King’s FM owned by George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah Tubman’s ex-international footballer running mate; and Shatta FM and Power FM owned by Aaron Kollie journalist and friend of Taylor...


A killing in Kakata

In October she appointed Benoni Urey and Christmas Lawrence once associates of Taylor as acting mayors of rural towns...


Graft never really went away

Other government revenues from the registry passed through the Bureau of Maritime Affairs and frequently disappeared under the stewardship of Benoni Urey a Taylor associate nicknamed 'Goldfinger' for his financial wizardry...


In cabinet

His cousin Benoni Urey close to Taylor is under a UN travel ban accused of embezzling millions from the state...


The soccer vote

It's said that individuals linked to Taylor (such as former aide Benoni Urey's wife) are bidding for contracts to supply the new army...


UN gumshoes in Taylorland

tried to examine the books of the Bureau of Maritime Affairs controlled by Taylor's long-time business partner Benoni Urey it was told that the generator had 'broken down' and would be repaired only after the Panel had left Liberia...


Old habits die hard

Only the emotional Commissioner of Maritime Affairs Benoni Urey has broken ranks...


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