Jonathan Paye-Layleh
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/ 9 July 2005

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 he lives in exile in Nigeria. ”We know that Mr Taylor is literally making telephone calls to his cronies in Liberia and other parts of the world daily,” Minister of Justice Kabinneh Janneh said.

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/ 29 October 2004

Violence erupts in Liberian capital

Mobs of angry youths brandishing machetes, sticks and Kalashnikov rifles rampaged through Liberia’s war-shattered capital on Friday in a rare outbreak of Muslim-Christian violence, prompting the country’s leader to order an immediate round-the-clock curfew. At least three churches and two mosques were set ablaze.
<li><a class=’standardtextsmall’ href="">Riots rock Monrovia</a>

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/ 29 March 2004

Notorious Liberian warlord returns home

One of Liberia’s most notorious warlords returned home after more than a decade in exile, asking forgiveness on Monday for ”whatever wrong” he may have done. Prince Johnson, a one-time faction leader turned evangelist and political hopeful, is best-known for the 1990 kidnapping, torture and killing of Liberia’s then-president, Samuel Doe.