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Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor
Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

Date of Birth: 28/01/1948
Place of Birth: Arthington


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Weah walks up to the spot

Others will be Bong County, where Weah's running mate, the convicted and imprisoned warlord Charles Taylor's former wife Jewel Taylor, is a Senator...

Johnson's resentments of Charles Taylor date back to their falling out in 1991, so he could never endorse the Weah ticket, but that doesn't mean Boakai will profit...

Snowe's long and colourful political career includes being at Charles Taylor's side (he was once his son-in-law), corruption charges, and a stint as Speaker of the House of Representatives...

They include former UP Secretary-General Eugene Nagbe, a former ally of Charles Taylor and an old hand in the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC)...

It was not just a populist reference to his upbringing in poverty but an eerie echo of Charles Taylor's infamous 1997 campaign slogan 'He killed my pa, he killed my ma, I'll vote for him...

During the civil war he was a consultant for the World Bank and was also involved in the STAR Radio project, which gave a platform to many diverse opinions until, because of that, Charles Taylor shut it down...


Weah sprints towards an open goal

Weah's running mate, Senator Jewel Taylor, is also seen as competent, although many are uneasy about her relationship with her former husband, the convicted war criminal Charles Taylor...

United Nations, Ecowas and African Union diplomats say they suspect Weah got support from three sources: Qatar, a network of Charles Taylor's friends, in and outside of Monrovia, and his own network of international soccer professionals...

This has been a strong tendency since Charles Taylor, an Americo-Liberian, removed himself from the presidency in 2003...

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After Ellen

His flirtation with convicted war criminal Charles Taylor – with whose National Patriotic Party he formed a coalition and whose ex-wife, Jewel Taylor, is his running mate – has not endeared him to many in Liberia or abroad (AC Vol 58 No 4, Taylor tries to sway vote & Vol 55 No 10, The men to follow Ellen)...


Taylor tries to sway vote

A scramble to replace Africa's first elected female president, Nobel Prize winner Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, at elections in October has led to strange alliances and the intervention of Charles Taylor, from the prison in Britain where he is serving a 50-year sentence for crimes against humanity (see Feature, Taylor calls politicians from prison)...

Chi Onwurah, the Labour MP who chairs the Africa All Party Parliamentary Group, told Africa Confidential, 'I am aware of the political power that Charles Taylor continues to wield with his supporters, and am extremely concerned that his influence has the potential to threaten peace in Liberia, especially in light of the country's upcoming October elections...


Taylor calls politicians from prison

Africa Confidential has obtained a recording of a phone call of Charles Taylor giving political advice to his supporters in Liberia...

Alain Werner, Director of the NGO Civitas Maxima, which builds legal cases against alleged Liberian war criminals, said, 'Charles Taylor should be put on trial for the numerous war crimes he committed in Liberia whilst destroying this country during 14 years...


Ellen's followers

Former President Charles Taylor, who is serving a life sentence in the UK after conviction of crimes against humanity by the Special Court for Sierra Leone, has past links to Tyler, his former wife and current Senator, Jewel Howard-Taylor, Charles Brumskine (a lawyer and close advisor of Taylor's) and Benoni Urey, a candidate who may stand a reasonable chance in a possible run-off against either Boakai or Weah...


Death on the beach

A close confidant of ex-President and now convicted war criminal Charles Taylor, Woewiyu was detained in the USA in 2014 on charges relating to his citizenship application, including failing to disclose his affiliation to Taylor...


The General's last days

Diendéré also holds the secrets of Compaoré's relations with Libya's late Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi and Liberia's gaoled ex-President Charles Taylor...


Ellen calls the shots

Links with former President and warlord Charles Taylor have proven damaging for Urey's international image...


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Stephen Ellis, 1953-2015

Factional leaders such as Charles Taylor cynically partook on a perversion of this last atrocity to gain legitimacy and broad support in the now corrupted Liberian society...

Earlier, Stephen was an expert witness at the opening of the trial of former President Charles Taylor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone at the Hague in January 2008...

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