New finance minister in mini reshuffle

In a mini cabinet reshuffle, Liberia’s finance minister and minister of state for presidential affairs have been replaced, news organisations reported. The finance minister, Elias Saleeby, was replaced by a former finance minister, John Bestman, who served in the administration of the late Samuel Doe. Jonathan Taylor, a cousin of President Charles Taylor, becomes the new minister of state for presidential affairs, replacing Ernest Eastman.