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South Sudan

Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon

Date of Birth: 1953
Place of Birth: Leer, South Sudan


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Assassins and arrow boys

The next day President Salva Kiir Mayardit Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and VP James Wani Igga failed to show at a pre-arranged peace meeting organised by the main reconciliation bodies the churches (AC Vol 57 No 10 Power without responsibility)...


Power without responsibility

South Sudan's new post-civil war government the Transitional Government of National Unity looks like a return to the status quo ante before over two years of ruthless fighting erupted in December 2013 between President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...

The old guard picks up the pieces August's peace agreement gives the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) 16 posts from President Salva Kiir Mayardit's Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Government ten from Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's SPLM-In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) two Former Detainees (FD) and two from Other Political Parties (OPP)...

Lam Akol Ajawin: Agriculture & Food Security; serial signatory of agreements with Khartoum and later Juba; joined Riek Machar in 1991 SPLM split; rejoined SPLM; 2009 formed SPLM-Democratic Change now just 'Democratic Change'; Shilluk; chemical and oil engineer; ex-husband of Rebecca Joshua...


Raiders hit Gambella

The raid came just as Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLM-IO) was at last on the point of returning to Juba after two-and-a-half years at war...

Riek ends a tortuous journey home After seemingly endless obstacles and machinations the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon finally flew into Juba on 26 April and was promptly sworn in to his old job of Vice-President...


The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi

His leadership was exemplary and his works contributed to bringing about peace and stability in both countries' enthused the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...


The fight moves south

Under threat of sanctions President Salva Kiir Mayardit reappointed his old rival Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon as First Vice-President on 11 February but the two sides are still far apart on substantive issues and other appointments...


Peace deal stalls again

China and Russia oppose efforts by the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on both Salva and his rival and sacked Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon for serial human rights violations and breaches of international law...

Another senior politician from the same area Bona Malwal Madut Riing is back from Khartoum and increasingly influential in the Council as is Telar Ring Deng Salva's controversial legal advisor who was one of few senior Dinka to side with Riek Machar in his 1991 split with the SPLM-SPLA...


An implausible government

Some 50 000 inhabitants of parts of SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's home area in Unity State are considered at risk of imminent starvation...


Minority report

Their findings are likely to undermine further the credibility of President Salva Kiir Mayardit's government just as it announces a security deal in the capital with rebel forces led by sacked Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...


New maps, no peace

President Salva Kiir Mayardit had previously opposed decentralisation which his rival Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon had wanted IGAD complained...

The government's proposed 28 states Riek Machar's proposed 21 states This shows how the new arrangement will serve political and ethnic interests...


The latest last-minute deal

There is much scope for future disagreement but the main concern is that many in the government and its army still dream of defeating Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's insurgents...

The rebel leader former Vice- President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and the reinstated Secretary General of the governing Sudan People's Liberation Movement Pa'gan Amum Okiech had already signed...


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