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Is Liberia’s Latest Attempt to Fight Corruption a Charade?

Some of the biggest politicians in Liberia have been charged with corruption by a presidential task force. But is it all for show?

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Liberia experienced something momentous. The chairman of the governing Unity Party and the speaker of the Liberian House of Representatives were charged with bribery and other crimes. Also charged along with them were two other individuals—one of whom is a former deputy minister of Lands, Mines and Energy.

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In Liberia, A Damning Report Spurs Corruption Crackdown

Has a Global Witness report detailing high level corruption finally forced President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to do something about corruption?