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Jewel Howard-Taylor

Date of Birth: 17 January 1963


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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)...


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...


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...


Economy up, politics down

She has tried to rise above politics, but was stung when Charles Taylor's ex-wife, Bong County Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor, expressed regret for having supported the President's campaign...


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