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They changed the course of Sierra Leone’s civil war, helping to defeat the rebels. But in keeping the peace, these soldiers sins of their own

Communitarian ideals in capitalist workplaces

Companies are trying to build community among workers. But this can have sinister side-effects

President-elect George Weah: What’s next for Liberia?

​A peaceful transition of power in Liberia is cause for optimism but major challenges lie ahead for Liberia's president-elect George Weah

Football star George Weah wins presidential victory in Liberia.

Idolised in Liberia as 'Mister George', Weah is set to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who in 2006 took over the country founded by freed US slaves.

A stable Liberia tallies up Johnson Sirleaf’s presidential score

Africa’s first female president reflects on her legacy in an interview with the Mail & Guardian

Charles Taylor’s sentence upheld at war crimes tribunal

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor's 50-year prison sentence has been upheld, making it likely that he'll spend the rest of his life in jail.

Charles Taylor begins appeal against 50-year sentence

Liberian warlord Charles Taylor has begun his appeal against a 50-year prison sentence handed down by Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court.

Court to hear Charles Taylor’s appeal

Charles Taylor's defence has filed 42 grounds of appeal, calling the trial chamber's decision a "miscarriage of justice".

Brutal warlord ‘deserves’ life in jail

Charles Taylor's 50-year sentence for war crimes shows that no man is above the law, writes Owen Bowcott.

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