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Dutch “blood timber” businessman arrested in South Africa

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A Dutch businessman convicted in April of selling weapons to ex-Liberian president and warlord Charles Taylor was arrested in South Africa on...

Democracy in Liberia under threat

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Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said democracy in the West African country was threatened a day after the Supreme Court put a...

Liberian court halts presidential run-off vote

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Liberia's Supreme Court ruled to halt a presidential run-off vote until the electoral commission investigates claims of fraud in the October first...

Liberia presidential election on hold

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Liberia's Supreme Court halted preparations for next week's presidential run-off vote between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai...

Fraud allegation surfaces in Liberia presidential election

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Liberia's Supreme Court has put next week's presidential run-off election on hold until it considers a challenge to first round results by...

Liberia ruling party backs presidential vote challenge

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Liberia's ruling party, whose candidate finished runner-up in the first round of this month's presidential election, said it would back a legal...

Liberian slum residents demand change

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Crammed into tumbledown shacks on a sandspit the Atlantic Ocean is steadily devouring, residents of Liberia's most notorious slum have a common...

Liberians vote

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Thousands lined up at polling booths in Liberia's capital on Tuesday for their first democratic transfer of power in 73 years in...

UK police arrest women over alleged Liberia civil war torture

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British police arrested a woman in London on suspicion of torture during the civil war in Liberia more than 25 years ago. The...

Dutch timber trader sentenced for Liberian crimes

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Dutch timber trader Guus Kouwenhoven was convicted as an accessory to war crimes for selling weapons to Liberia's then President Charles Taylor...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...