Sierra Leone & Liberian President
Sierra Leone (Krio: Salone), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa. The 2005 Liberian general election was held on 11 October 2005, with a runoff election for the presidency held on 8 November of that year. /5
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EBOLA FEVER AND MISINFORMATION - SAM ITAUMA Ebola disease is on ground and is ravaging part of African society. More than one thousand people have been confirmed dead as a result of the disease. The good news is that some African leaders have woken up to face the challenge Ellen Johnson, Liberian President yesterday apologized to her people for the deaths of her Liberians and for not doing much to curb the spread. She has put in $18,000,000 to tackle the monster. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in Nigeria in an effort to checkmate the disease. He launched a committee sunk in millions of Dollars to combat the ferocious diseases. Equally, Guinea President, Alpha Conde has shut down borders to some West African Country, including Sierra Leone and Liberia, he has called on international community to join hand and fight the diseases Corpses of Ebola victims: treated with disrespect and allowed to decompose on the streets 1. To allow corpses of Ebola victims to decay on .. ...
Lawyers to the former Liberian President, Charles Taylor, are to appeal the 50-year prison sentence handed to him by a United Nations-court in May, Dutch news agency ANP reported on Tuesday. Taylor, 64, was sentenced to 50 years in jail by the Special Court for Sierra Leone for aiding and abetting w...
Charles Taylor JAILED Ex-Liberian President, Charles Taylor, 64, gets 50 years jail sentence for arming rebels in Sierra Leone in return for "blood diamonds" on all 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the country's brutal war from 1991 to 2001
International Criminal Court: Charles Taylor, the former Liberian President who has been tried by the International Criminal Court awaits sentencing on May 30 for terrorism, murder, rape, sexual slavery, pillage and other crimes. He is the first head of state to be indicted, tried and judged guilty by an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials after World War II. Taylor was convicted of providing moral support, weapons and operational help to Liberian-backed, drug-crazed rebels in Sierra Leone from 1996 to 2002, in exchange for blood diamonds. They burned people alive, carved their initials in peoples’ bodies, hacked off limbs and made Taylor rich. Whatever may be the sentence for his crime, Taylor will be luckier than many of his victims since there is no death penalty in International Law. Nevertheless the conviction and the impending sentence sends out an important message to high-ranking state officials that no matter what position they enjoy, they will be brought to justice for their crim ...
A Special Court for Sierra Leone sitting in the Hague, Netherlands, has found former Liberian President, Charles Taylor, guilty of 11 count charges...
Judgement by the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Charles Taylor case. Guilty verdict against the former Liberian President.
Associated Press) -- Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT): 1. Student loans cost becomes campaign hot topic The issue evolves into an election-year battle which Democrats and Republicans each use to embarrass the other party and spotlight their own priorities to voters. 2. Mad cow report draws rapid response from beef industry Having already dealt with a drought and a "pink slime" controversy, the business faces yet another black mark. 3. Judges prepare to deliver Charles Taylor verdicts The former Liberian President is charged with sponsoring brutal rebel groups in neighboring Sierra Leone's civil war. 4. Pakistan's top court convicts prime minister of contempt But the jurists spare Yousuf Raza Gilani a prison term for refusing to reopen a corruption case against his boss, the president. 5. Confusion over Google's online storage service sparks debate Concerns that users will lose their intellectual property rights are probably ...
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