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Liberia

Benoni Wilfred Urey

Date of Birth: 22 June 1957


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Fraud claims fail to convince

6%, and the All Liberia Party of millionaire businessman Benoni Urey, the party's chair, Wilmot Paye, accused President Johnson Sirleaf of conspiring to rig the vote...


After Ellen

A starkly different candidate is Benoni Urey of the All Liberian Party, which he founded three years ago...


Taylor tries to sway vote

One of the recipients of Taylor's calls, we hear, was Senator Sando Johnson, formerly a Spokesman for the detained ex-President's family but now a member of the All Liberian Party (ALP) of Benoni Urey, who was Taylor's Commissioner of Maritime Affairs...


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...


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...


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