Liberian journalist jailed over corruption report

The publisher of one of Liberia's leading local daily newspapers has been jailed for libel over a report about government corruption, according to an AFP correspondent at the court, sparking outrage in Monrovia. Rodney Sieh, managing director of Frontpage Africa, was taken into custody late Wednesday following a Supreme Court ruling that the paper should pay US $1.6 million (1.2 million …

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