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· April, 2006

Stories about Liberia from April, 2006

Some Excerpts from West African Blogs

Gambia Dictatorial rule of Yahya Jammeh of Gambia–Home of the Mandinmories“Gambians are bleeding from excessive taxation. They are bleeding from the debt burden that is incurred in their name and...

Sierra Leone: Charles Taylor

Jewels in Jungle writes the first of a series of posts on Charles Taylor. In particular he highlights the fact that Taylor did not act alone yet he is the...

Musings from some West African Blogs

Chippla’s Weblog muses about nepotism in a prose titled: The Minister’s Son. The setting of his narrative is Nigeria. Here is an extract: “I asked why the Internet connection at...

Francophone Journalists who Cover Africa

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique publishes (FR) a list of francophone journalists who cover Africa.

African Diaspora: Forum on Euro-African Relations

Djibrilkeita announces (FR) an upcoming forum on European cooperation with Africa to take place in Paris April 9. Panelists will mostly discuss Rwanda and Ivory Coast.

Sierra Leone: Charles Taylor

Yebo Gogo provides a detailed account of the charges faced ex Liberian President, Charles Taylor who is on trial in Sierra Leone.

Nigeria: Charles Taylor escape saga

Grandiose Parlor wonders if Charles Taylor received help from the Nigerian government in his attempted escape….”Taylor definitely received some help to escape; however, to assert that his escape was probably...

Liberia: refugees

The Vision reports that in six months Liberians will no longer be considered for resettlement in the US and refugees will be encouraged to return home.

Sierra Leone/Liberia: Charles Taylor

Black Star Journal posts on Charles Taylor's day in court and lists the many charges against him including murder, use of child solidiers, sexual violence, physical violence, abductions and forced...

Trinidad & Tobago, Liberia: Taylor's Trinidadian links

Caribbean Free Radio contemplates former Liberian President and accused war criminal Charles Taylor's Trinidadian links.

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