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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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Rumours and plots

Julu backed the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe and led a failed coup in 1994 against David M...


Economy up, politics down

The peaceful transition would be at risk if the TRC were to take the cases of two Nimba County senators: ex-General Adolphus 'Peanut Butter' Dolo, a former militia leader subject to the United Nations travel ban, and Prince Yormie Johnson, who murdered the former dictator Samuel Doe...


Hope at last

Weah country The elected temporary Speaker of the Senate is Isaac Nyanebo from the marginalised south-east, homeland of the Krahn people and of the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe...


Madam President

The late President Samuel Doe, one of Weah's heroes, employed his south-eastern Krahn kinsmen to massacre Mano and Gio northerners after an attempted coup...


Penalty shoot out

Tubman has recently stressed that his mother is from the Grebo ethnic group, so related to Weah's Kru, and that his party was founded by the late President Samuel Kanyon Doe, whose 1980 coup ended a century of Americo-Liberian power...


Welcome to the world

Two decades ago, the IMF sent a team to monitor the Central Bank and Finance Ministry under the regime of Master Sergeant Samuel Kanyon Doe; after a couple of years, they left, having been comprehensively sidelined...


Stuck in the Mittal

All roads lead to Nimba President Samuel Doe for a while used Liminco's security and warehouse facilities to dominate Nimba County...


Oil bubble

Directors include Rilwanu Lukman, formerly Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Nigeria's ex-Oil Minister; Egbert Imomoh, former Deputy Managing Director of Shell in Nigeria; Guy Pas, formerly chief financial officer of oil traders Addax and of the mineral house Oryx; and Engelbert Cooper, a Liberian with a colourful business history under ex-Presidents Samuel Doe and Charles Taylor, and later in South Africa...


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Dynastic dictatorship

Power has become so polarised over such a long period that to lose it now would be a catastrophe not just for the Gnassingbé family but for the Kabyé people, a little like the eclipse of the Krahn in Liberia after the death of President Samuel Doe...


Taylor's shadow

The women, all dressed in white, claimed that Dweh, a first cousin of former President Samuel Kanyon Doe's, had played a part in the murder...


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