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Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has presented condolences to her Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara for the lost of civilian lives in the recent croos-border raids in the Ivory Coast.
--a Liberian ex-rebel commander also on list
The former leader of the disbanded Young Patriots in Ivory Coast, a group loyal to ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, Charles Ble Goude and nine others have been declared wanted by Liberian authorities.
The Prosecutor of the UN backed Special Court for Sierra Leone has ended a mission to Liberia, less than two weeks after ex-President Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity in that neighbouring country.
--A new study shows
Finding from a study just released show that there is little or no appetite for public disclosure of assets by Liberian political parties and politicians as required by the country’s constitution.
After last Friday’s skirmishes in Western Ivory Coast, 17-year-old Ange Joel found herself cut off from her parents and streaming over the border into neighbouring Liberia due to what appears to be the latest eruption of hostilities in the West African nation.
The Sierra Leone Special courtroom in Freetown will on Monday, June 11 be the venue of a contempt trial former RUF rebel member accused of attempting to tamper with prosecution witnesses, who testified against convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor.
After seven UN peacekeeping soldiers were killed in southwestern Ivory Coast near Liberia’s border on Friday, Ivorian defense minister has said a number of government forces have also been killed in an ambush believed to be carried out by dissidents.
The Liberian government has denied Human Rights Watch (HRW) claims that it has failed to investigate and prosecuted dozens of Liberian mercenaries and Ivorian militants who crossed into Liberia, after allegedly committing war crimes during Ivory Coast post-election crisis.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) claims that armed militants hostile to the Ivorian government have been recruiting Liberian children inside Liberia.
The New York based rights group in a report released on Wednesday that Liberian authorities have failed to investigate and prosecute...
The World Bank has approved US$144.5 million in zero interest financing and a US$31.5 million grant for two projects under the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) program to boost electricity supply and lower energy cost in four countries, a press release from the bank said on Friday.