The incredible true story of Chucky Taylor, the only American ever convicted of torture. Chucky Taylor was an average American teenager until he got a call from his father, a man who would become the infamous dictator of Liberia. Arriving in West Africa and reunited with his father, Chucky soon found himself leading a murderous […]
This book analyzes the Administrative System of Liberia, with a focus on the first branch of government- the National Legislature. The author spares no expense in discussing the intricacies of this arm of government and the complexities within Congress. Also, this is related to the entire administrative system.
One commentary at a time, Musings of a Patriot, offers piercing insights into the workings of government in Liberia. From the 1997 elections that gave rebel leader Charles Taylor state power to his eventual arrest and detention; from Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s dogged stances as a prominent opposition politician to her governance style as Africa’s first […]
The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women’s movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history. When Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won the 2005 Liberian presidential election, she demolished a barrier few thought possible, obliterating centuries of patriarchal rule to become […]
Campaigner, insurgent, arms dealer, warlord, commodity trafficker, elected president, international fugitive, and finally prisoner, Charles Taylor sought to lead his native Liberia to change but instead destroyed it in a frenzy of violence, greed, and uncontrolled personal ambition. In the process, he threw much of Liberia’s neighboring region into turmoil for over a decade, finally […]