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Jewel Howard-Taylor

Date of Birth: 17 January 1963


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Weah's known unknowns

Of equal concern was Weah's choice of running mate: Jewel Howard-Taylor, the ex-wife of jailed war criminal Charles Taylor...


Fraud claims fail to convince

Weah made Jewel Howard-Taylor, Charles Taylor's ex-wife, his running mate in order to benefit from residual support for the former Liberian leader (AC Vol 58 No 4, Taylor tries to sway vote)...


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...


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...

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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

Announced in early November, the three parties in the alliance are the Congress for Democratic Change, led by its founder George Weah, the former football star and veteran presidential campaigner; the National Patriotic Party (NPP), founded by Taylor and now led by his former wife, Jewel Howard-Taylor; and the recently formed Liberia People's Democratic Party (LPDP), led by the disgraced former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alex Tyler...

Weah is standing for president and Jewel Taylor for vice-president...


Taylor calls politicians from prison

Taylor's NPP is in a coalition with the Congress for Democratic Change, which is seeking to elect former football star George Weah as President, with Jewel Taylor, Taylor's former wife, standing as Vice-President...


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...


Strategic electoral alliances

Dew Tuan Wreh Mayson, whose alliance of opposition parties, the National Democratic Coalition (NDC), is dominated by former leaders of Taylor’s National Patriotic Party, is undecided on whom to select as his running mate but most of his supporters favour Taylor’s former wife, Jewel Howard-Taylor, who is now a Senator for Bong (AC Vol 52 No 1, Johnson Sirleaf stands on her record)...


Johnson Sirleaf stands on her record

The NDC – sometimes known as the ‘Billionaires’ Club’ – includes figures from the Taylor era, including its head, Lewis Brown, Cyril Allen, Taylor’s Foreign Minister and National Security Advisor, and Jewel Howard-Taylor, Taylor’s wife until he divorced her in 2004 after he was forced into exile...


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