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Alphonso Toweh

Alphonso Toweh

    Liberians doubt General Butt Naked's altruism
    Liberians doubt General Butt Naked's altruism
    Everyone likes a good redemption story and there are few more remarkable than that of notorious Liberian warlord “General Butt Naked”, who...
    Johnson-Sirleaf suspends son amid corruption probe
    Johnson-Sirleaf suspends son amid corruption probe
    Charles Sirleaf, one of three of the president's sons appointed to government posts, was suspended from his position as Deputy Central Bank...
    Liberia's Sirleaf 'doesn't have time to celebrate'
    Liberia's Sirleaf 'doesn't have time to celebrate'
    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is hardly celebrating her impending election victory that secures her a second term in office as Liberia's...
    Liberia's Sirleaf eyes unity government
    Liberia's Sirleaf eyes unity government
    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, who appears to have won re-election by a landslide, will seek to reunite the country by forming a...
    Ignore fears and vote, says Sirleaf
    Ignore fears and vote, says Sirleaf
    Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on Saturday called on voters to ignore a poll boycott ordered by her rival, saying the move was illegal...
    Liberia counts votes in tight presidential election
    Liberia counts votes in tight presidential election
    Liberia tallied votes on Wednesday in a hotly-contested presidential poll pitting the incumbent, Nobel peace laureate Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,...
    Liberia probes coup plot, finds arms cache
    Liberia probes coup plot, finds arms cache
    Liberian authorities investigating a possible coup plot have discovered a large cache of new AK-47 ammunition in a town on the main road to Côte...
    Hospital ship starts mercy mission in Africa
    Hospital ship starts mercy mission in Africa
    The world's largest charity hospital ship docked in Liberia on Wednesday to begin a mission to bring free healthcare to Africa.
    China's Hu brings hope, pride to war-torn Liberia
    China's Hu brings hope, pride to war-torn Liberia
    Thousands of cheering Liberians lined the streets of the capital Monrovia on Thursday to greet Chinese President Hu Jintao, who pledged more than...