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Liberia

Samuel Kanyon Doe

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


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Meltdown in Monrovia

Will they emulate their forerunner militias, which in 1990 after ousting President Samuel Kanyon Doe tortured him to death and then began a seven-year war among themselves...


Weird scenes inside the gold-mine

His adversaries in the Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) are deeply divided and include some fighters whose record of active service goes back to the presidency of Samuel Kanyon Doe...


Rebels without a plan

The AFL is composed largely of veterans from former President Samuel Kanyon Doe's national army...


New rebels, new danger

This is just what his predecessor, Samuel Kanyon Doe, tried to do when attacked by Taylor's own National Patriotic Front of Liberia a decade ago...


The war moves north

At the same time, President Lansana Conté is fast losing any popularity he might have had at the the rigged presidential election of December 1998: like Samuel Doe's regime in Liberia and successive juntas in Sierra Leone, Conté's is an easy target for rebels...


Cross-border crisis

Other Liberian dissidents in Sierra Leone are Krahn fighters from the late President Samuel Doe's army and the ULIMO-J faction loyal to former warlord Roosevelt Johnson...


Problematic peace

Incomes are much lower than they were under the detested but Washington-supported regime of Samuel Doe in the 1980s and only a handful of the war-damaged schools, clinics and roads have been rebuilt...


New team, old players

As his businesses flourished while Nigeria's political problems grew, Danjuma became an increasingly acerbic critic of military rule, telling a nervous Samuel Doe in Monrovia in 1990 not to overstay his welcome and excoriating President Ibrahim Babangida for failing to hand over to the civilians in 1992 as promised...


Taylorland under siege

Since launching his own war against the late Samuel Kanyon Doe’s regime in December 1989, Taylor and his National Patriotic Front of Liberia have made thousands of enemies...


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