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· March, 2006

Stories about Liberia from March, 2006

Charles Taylor: As the story unfolds

In August 2003, ex-Liberian leader, Charles Taylor, was flown from Monrovia to Abuja on board a Nigerian Boeing 727 presidential jet. Taylor had just been granted asylum in Nigeria as...

Liberia: Charles Taylor

Yebo Gogo reports that despite calls to arrest Charles Taylor and hand him over to the Liberian authorities, Nigeria is still procrastinating about the hand over.

Africa: We Can't Blame Everything on the West

Le Pangolin writes (FR): “So long as we fail to entertain critiques of our destructive ways, we will always be dominated by the West. Imagine for a moment all Africans...

Liberia: extradite Charles Tayor

Black Star Journal reports on Liberia's formal request to Nigeria to extradite Charles Taylor so he can stand trial in Liberia

Buying In, Selling Out or Scraping By: Francophone African Bloggers on Social Mobility and Education

School on Hold While Mom Scrapes By Carine. Courtesy Tony Katombe. Le Blog du Congolais shares (FR) the touching story of Carine, a 22 year-old from the DRC with an...

Liberia: Refugees

The Vision insists that refugees must have a say in the running of Buduburam refugee Settlement in Liberia....”It is also time that things become more proactive by giving refugees the...

Liberia: Deforestation

The Vision reports on the exploitation of forests in Liberia. The new government has established a Forestry Reform Monitoring Committee which consists of local and international civil society groups.

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