Jump to navigation

Sudan

Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri

Date of Birth: 1/01/1930
Place of Birth: Wad Nubawi district, Omdurman, near Khartoum
Died: 30/5/2009


Displaying 31-40 out of 43 results.

Delusions of peace

Abdel Rahman Suwar el Dahab (head of Al Da'wa al Islamiyya from 1987) did after President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri's overthrow in 1985...


Caution, lobbies at work

However an exchange of ambassadors was a key element in a policy paper from CSIS in late February chaired by former Clinton advisor Stephen Morrison and Francis Mading Deng a Sudanese academic and once ex-President Ja'afar Nimeiri's junior Foreign Minister...


Death knocks twice

He had been pensioned off from the army under President Ja'afar Nimeiri but was reinstated during the transitional year after Nimeiri's overthrow under Lieutenant General Abdel Rahman Suwar el Dahab (who later became head of Al Da'awa al Islamiya - Islamic Call)...


Back to gaol

He was arrested just before President Ja'afar Nimeiri's overthrow in 1985 ensuring his rapid release just after...


Hall of Mirrors

The operation was executed with the systematic planning dedication and attention to detail typical of the NIF and its man heading the operation El Fatih Mohamed Ahmed Erwa once a major in President Ja'afar Nimeiri's National Security and now Sudan's UN Ambassador...


Whitewashing reality

Turabi's noisy declarations last week that he was about to be arrested and that a 'rebellion' was imminent reminded the public that he'd conveniently found himself in gaol at President Ja'afar Nimeiri's overthrow in 1985 enabling him to distance himself from a hated government...


Falling out, falling in

Several prominent non-NIF ministers are out notably Mahdi Babbo Nimr (whom El Sadig once handpicked as his Chief of Staff) Badr el Din Suleiman (once President Ja'afar Nimeiri's Finance Minister and brother of Ghazi Suleiman who is lawyer to El Shifa factory-owner Salah el Din Idriss) and Major Gen...


Peace means war

Verbal gymnastics cannot place what President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri (who divided the south) named Unity Province anywhere but in the south - unless this is what some think is the NIF's Grand Plan: to sacrifice the far south (Equatoria southern Upper Nile and southern Bahr el Ghazal) where the SPLA is strongest and hold onto the oilfields...


Marking time

Another IntifadhaThe government mishandled the tragedy partly because on the anniversary of the 1985 popular Uprising (Intifadha) that overthrew President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri it feared a repetition...


Displaying 31-40 out of 43 results.