Thursday, April 18, 2019

Taylor’s ex-wife denies torture charges

The ex-wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor has denied torture charges in a court in London, the Press Association reports. Agnes Taylor, 52, was...

Liberia bans foreign travel for 23 people over missing cash

A court in Liberia has banned 23 more people from travelling abroad following the disappearance of more than $100m (£76m) worth of freshly printed...

Liberians protest over missing millions

Hundreds have joined protests in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, in anger at the disappearance of more than $100m-worth (£76m) of newly printed bank notes intended...

Police protect Liberian reporter behind missing cash story

The Liberian journalist who broke the news about the millions-of-dollars worth of newly printed banknotes going missing has had to get police protection after...

Liberia ex-central bank chief denies $60m vanished

Liberia's former central bank governor Milton Weeks says he is fully co-operating with the police as they investigate allegations that at least one container-load...

Liberia ‘vanishing’ cash: Travel ban imposed

Liberia's government has banned 15 people, including the son of former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, from leaving the country while it investigates the alleged...

President George Weah honours Arsène Wenger

Liberia's President George Weah has decorated former Arsenal football club manager Arsène Wenger with the country's highest honour at a ceremony in the capital,...

Wenger gets hero’s welcome in Liberia

Arsenal's former manager Arsène Wenger has arrived in Liberia ahead of an award ceremony on Friday when he is due to receive the country's...

Wenger award ‘controversial in Liberia’

The news that Liberian President George Weah is to award his former football coach, Arsène Wenger, with the country's highest honour has generated some controversy in...

Change Or Chain: Weah Start-Game—Of Scandal, Vulgar Display & Rapid Theft

By Alfred P. B. Kiadii What seems to be a scene in a melodramatic play that is complete with pathos and grotesque caricature is in full...

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Deposed Sudanese Leader Al Bashir Moved To Maximum Security Prison

  Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the...

The first African refugee in U.S. Congress is facing death threats thanks to Trump

As the spotlight falls on Somali-American Ilhan Omar, the first African refugee in the U.S. Congress, so are the death threats against her after...

Congo president’s daughter accused of using stolen money to buy Trump apartment

The Sassou-Ngueso family, which has ruled Congo for nearly 40 years, has been embroiled in another controversy, this time, involving alleged money laundering. The daughter...