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Zoom Dosso

Zoom Dosso

    Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees
    Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees
    With one Liberian newspaper facing a $1.8-million defamation case and a BBC journalist fleeing the country, there has been no honeymoon period for...
    Fearing war, Ivorians flee to neighbouring Liberia
    Fearing war, Ivorians flee to neighbouring Liberia
    Dinmin Omin (52) has not forgotten the bombs that fell in Côte d'Ivoire's civil war, killing his brother and uncle. So when last month's election...
    Liberia president seeks second term
    Liberia president seeks second term
    Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Africa's first woman president, has announced she will run for re-election next year, despite previously...
    Crime wave hits Monrovia
    Crime wave hits Monrovia
    In the past week the capital of Liberia has been hit by a crime wave that has left inhabitants fearing for their lives while the government admits...
    Liberia's TRC panel begins public hearings
    Liberia's TRC panel begins public hearings
    Liberia President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf appealed for honesty on Tuesday as her war-racked West African country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) began its public hearings....
    Johnson-Sirleaf shines in revitalising Liberia
    Johnson-Sirleaf shines in revitalising Liberia
    One year after taking the helm of a country torn by 14 years of war, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is winning praise for her efforts to restore the rule of...
    Monrovia still in the dark despite power pledge
    Monrovia still in the dark despite power pledge
    One of Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's promises the day she took the oath of office in January was to urgently restore the electricity...
    Residents flee ethnic clashes in northern Liberia
    Residents flee ethnic clashes in northern Liberia
    Thousands of residents fled Liberia's second-largest commercial city of Ganta after hundreds of young men from the Mano ethnic group attacked homes...
    Twelve years on, massacre still haunts Liberian town
    Twelve years on, massacre still haunts Liberian town
    Twelve years after rebels butchered thousands in this tiny central town, Martha Yarkpawolo spends her days sitting on the rock where so many were...
    Liberia's former exiles dominate new Cabinet
    Liberia's former exiles dominate new Cabinet
    Liberian politicians who fled into exile as a bitter war raged in the West African country are set to dominate the country's first post-war...
    Trying Charles Taylor would open Pandora's box
    Trying Charles Taylor would open Pandora's box
    Newly elected to the Liberian Parliament, the estranged wife of Liberia's notorious former president Charles Taylor believes that attempts to bring...
    Taylor's hopes of returning home may be dashed
    Taylor's hopes of returning home may be dashed
    Hopes that former Liberian president Charles Taylor's party would perform well on his behalf have been dashed by early results from last week's...