Hiding Ebola patients a misdeed warns president

Liberia’s president warned Monday that anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients will be prosecuted.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s comments on Monday dispelled rumors in Liberia that the outbreak isn’t real.

Her warning came just days after Sierra Leone issued a similar … Read the rest

‘SA’ is for Sadists’ Apocalypse

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In a recent article in the Sunday Independent, Gillian Schutte mistakenly blames so-called “white conservative narratives” for the appalling sexual violence that is sweeping South Africa … Read the rest

Charles Taylor’s victims hail war crimes verdict

Victims of the bloody regime of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor spoke of their relief after his 50-year jail term for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone was upheld by an international court on Thursday.

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Charles Taylor to hear Sierra Leone appeal verdict

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor will hear Thursday whether appeals judges uphold or overturn his landmark conviction and 50-year sentence for aiding murderous rebels in Sierra Leone’s civil war.

Taylor, 65, became the first former head of state convicted by … Read the rest

Sierra Leone deputy minister charged with rape

rape7Sierra Leone’s Deputy Education Minister Mamoud Tarawali has been charged with raping a university student, police said.

“He is facing counts of rape, wounding, wounding with intent and assault. He has been denied bail and is currently in Pademba road … Read the rest

Sierra Leone rebels helped by Charles Taylor ‘to kill, rape and mutilate thousands’

Sierra Leone rebels depended on Charles Taylor’s logistics to kill, rape and mutilate thousands during the west African nation’s savage civil war, prosecutors said Wednesday at the end of the Liberian ex-president’s appeal.

The Revolutionary United Front “relied on Taylor’s

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