The Super Eagles of Nigeria were forced to a 2-2 draw by the Lone Stars of Liberia in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Paynesville, Liberia on Saturday, InformAfrica have gathered.
Charles Ghankay Taylor, the former President of Liberia, was convicted today on all counts of an 11-count indictment which alleged that he was responsible for crimes committed by rebel forces during Sierra Leone’s decade-long civil war. The Special Court’s Trial Chamber II found unanimously that Mr. Taylor aided and abetted RUF and AFRC rebels in the commission of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone.
The conviction of Charles Taylor by the Special Court for Sierra Leone sends out a clear message to leaders the world over that no-one is immune from justice but while the verdict brings some satisfaction for his victims more must now be done, said Amnesty International.
African Petroleum has successfully used Paradigm’s advanced seismic interpretation tools for detailed stratigraphic interpretation of multiple fan systems in blocks 8 and 9 offshore Liberia, resulting in a significant oil discovery.
The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Liberian authorities to ensure the safety of journalists who have been repeatedly threatened for exposing the practice of female genital mutilation in the country.
A Liberian senator says the Senate will consider a bill to strengthen the West African nation’s existing anti-gay laws.
Liberian refugees living in the Bububuram refugee camp in the Central region of Ghana will lose their status as refugees by June 2012. The decision which is being implemented by the international community will cut aid supplies to the refugees.