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Samuel Kanyon Doe

Date of Birth: 06/05/1951
Place of Birth: Tuzon
Died: 09/09/1990


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Where's the delivery man?

Bright was a leading figure in the Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia, led by Prince Yormie Johnson (now Senior Senator for Nimba), which perpetrated wartime atrocities, including the torture to death of President Samuel Doe and massacres of civilians (AC Vol 52 No 1, Johnson Sirleaf stands on her record)...


Fraud claims fail to convince

Many Liberians took the remarks as a provocation reminding them of the US government's endorsement of the violently rigged 1985 elections that the dictator Samuel Doe conducted to perpetuate his hold on power, and reacted angrily...


Weah walks up to the spot

In the 1980s he served for two years as a minister in the Samuel Doe administration and went on to manage one of Liberia's oil companies...


After Ellen

It is likely that Johnson will win more votes than his opponents in Nimba, which he has represented as a Senator since 2005 and which considers him a hero and protector because he captured and killed former President Samuel Doe, who had killed thousands of Nimba residents in ethnic purges after a failed coup in 1985...


Taylor tries to sway vote

Brumskine is an Americo-Liberian, the elite group that ruled the country from 1847 until Samuel Doe's coup in 1980, and is still resented by many...


Jammeh cracks the whip

These include Samuel Doe's coup in Liberia in 1980 and the one that overthrew him in 1989...


State’s oil role under fire

Allison, the son of Gray Allison, Defence Minister in Samuel Kanyon Doe's regime, was arrested shortly after meeting Barchue at a Monrovia hotel...


Family business under pressure

Soon after taking office in 2006, Johnson-Sirleaf promised to govern 'differently, decisively, breaking from the past', after the brutal regimes of President Charles Taylor and Samuel Doe, as well as 100 years of Americo-Liberian hegemony, when the country was dominated by a handful of families...


Impunity in Freetown

Gadaffi had formed a visceral hatred for Liberia’s then military ruler, Master Sergeant Samuel Kanyon Doe, and decided to back Taylor’s guerrillas against him...


Not out of the woods

Grand Gedeh is the home region of the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe, one of Johnson Sirleaf’s bitterest adversaries...


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