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Jonathan Paye-Layleh

Jonathan Paye-Layleh

    Liberia loses ground to loggers
    Liberia loses ground to loggers
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    Liberia report warns of threat to peace
    Liberia report warns of threat to peace
    Disputes over land ownership and property boundaries are threatening to undermine Liberia's fragile peace, according to findings from a six-month...
    Former Liberian warlord dodges questions at TRC
    Former Liberian warlord dodges questions at TRC
    A former Liberian warlord whose drugged fighters appeared on camera holding up a human heart dodged questions on Wednesday and refused to accept...
    Court orders arrest of former Liberian leader
    Court orders arrest of former Liberian leader
    A criminal court has ordered the arrest of Liberia's ex-president Gyude Bryant on allegations that he embezzled $1,3-million while in office.
    West African military chiefs denounce Africom
    West African military chiefs denounce Africom
    West African military chiefs have charged that the United States has failed to consult adequately with countries that will be affected by a planned...
    Liberia lifts diamond-mining moratorium
    Liberia lifts diamond-mining moratorium
    The Liberian government has lifted a self-imposed moratorium on the mining, sale and export of diamonds that had been in place for six years,...
    Liberia begins recruiting women into post-war army
    Liberia begins recruiting women into post-war army
    The first African country led by a democratically elected woman began recruiting women into its new post-war army on Monday.
    Report: Liberian children still sexually exploited
    Report: Liberian children still sexually exploited
    Aid workers and United Nations peacekeepers are trading food and other goods for sex with children in camps housing Liberians uprooted by fighting...
    Liberia denies extradition request for Taylor
    Liberia denies extradition request for Taylor
    A spokesperson for Liberia's government on Saturday denied the president issued an extradition request for exiled ex-warlord Charles Taylor.
    Congratulations, Madam President
    Congratulations, Madam President
    Election officials on Wednesday confirmed Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf as the winner in Liberia's post-war elections, making her Africa's first-ever...
    Liberia's 'Iron Lady' charts course away from violence
    Liberia's 'Iron Lady' charts course away from violence
    The candidate aspiring to be Liberia's first elected woman president is canvassing for votes among a crowd of young men who make their living...
    Liberia complains of ex-leader's meddling
    Liberia complains of ex-leader's meddling
    Liberia's justice minister on Friday accused ex-president Charles Taylor of meddling in Liberian politics in violation of an agreement under which...