Liberia

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Anna O’hUadhaigh-Bsaibes: ‘It’s not for everyone. This holiday is for adventurers’

Back in the early 1990s, war-torn Liberia would not have been an obvious location to set up a hotel. But, then, Dublin native Anna O’hUadhaigh-Bsaibes(...)

Philip Taylor, son of former African warlord Charles Taylor:  considers himself to be clan chief, charged with clearing the family name. Photograph: Lorraine Mallinder

Philip Taylor is losing patience with the chickens. They peck at his feet, flapping their wings and clucking furiously. “I’m gonna freakin’ . . .” he (...)

A reader writes to say he believes he was initially given the wrong or at best incomplete information on rebooking flights by Aer Lingus.  Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

A reader called Martin Crehan contacted us to highlight his recent dealings with Aer Lingus, which have left him feeling decidedly unhappy. “I initi(...)

The aim of the scam is to encourage those who see a missed call on their phone to ring the number, after which they will be ripped off. Photograph: Getty Images

What happens if you return that missed call from Liberia? Or the Comoros, Tunisia or the Coook Islands? Disappointingly, the answer is not a lot, alth(...)

George Weah at home on Rehab Road, Paynesville suburb, Monrovia. Photograph: Lorraine Mallinder

There’s a kerfuffle in the court of King George. Ex-soccer star George Weah, who is leading the race to become Liberia’s next president, has just issu(...)

Liberian election: George Weah and Jewel Haward-Taylor wave to supporters. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

It’s a big day in Todee, a village deep in the bush of Montserrado County, in Liberia. Locals have packed into its hall to hear the renowned footballe(...)

Takun J (middle) with Adama Dennis (right) at the Redemption Beach compound in Monrovia. Photograph: Lorraine Mallinder

On Redemption Beach, a small crowd has gathered, agitating for a glimpse of a man they call the “King of Hipco”. Takun J, pioneer of a musical genre(...)

Onlookers  outside the Connaught Morgue in Freetown on Tuesday, after mudslides that killed hundreds of people. Photograph: Saidu Bah/AFP/Getty Images

The bodies floated down the streets and piled up at the morgue, where the coroners struggled to find room for all of the dead. An already devastatin(...)

A flag flies outside the US supreme court after it was announced that the court will allow a limited version of Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Getty

US president Donald Trump has welcomed a supreme court decision to uphold part of his controversial travel ban as “a clear victory for our national se(...)

The Trump International Hotel in Washington. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

The Old Post Office in central Washington has an interesting history. The majestic Victorian building escaped demolition in the 1920s when the “federa(...)

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