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South Sudan

Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon

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


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Ruling by decree

‘The big question is how come Kiir felt strong enough to reshuffle the military and to take on Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon a couple of months ago but cannot get a grip on his ministers' said one Western source...


Let them eat fish

Although Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon would make a very willing and potentially able successor his history of accommodation with Khartoum and the legacy of inter-ethnic conflict triggered by his 1991 revolt against John Garang means his appointment to the top job would likely split the SPLM...


A political and military test

Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon who with his Nuer forces had split from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) in 1991 spent two weeks touring Jonglei last month...


Longing for Lamu

At a ministerial summit in Mombasa on 21 November Kenya’s Vice-President Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka assured Southern Sudan’s Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon that the Lamu port and corridor would go ahead...


New South Sudan Ministers

• John Luk Jok Justice (no change; earlier Oil): lawyer; GUN Jonglei Nuer joined Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and Lam Akol Ajawin in 1991 split but returned to SPLM; now seen as a force behind SPLM dominance; critics blame him for Transitional Constitution’s centralising powers; former SPLM representative London when Peckham resident...


Edging towards the brink

Rumours spread this week in Bentiu that Southern Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon was on his way there to talk to Governor Taban Deng Gai who was said to be ‘leading a revolt' against the GOSS...


Mr. Smile and the militias

’ The problem with this claim is that the NCP has armed anti-Sudan People’s Liberation Movement fighters since at least 1991 when Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and Lam Akol Ajawin broke with the SPLM and the NCP was still the National Islamic Front...


Democracy heads south

Lam split from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in 1991 with Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon but is now theoretically at peace with the SPLM (AC passim)...


Militia massacres

In the fighting that ensued Athor attacked Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon’s breakaway SPLA-Nasir faction commanding forces loyal to the SPLA leader Colonel John Garang de Mabior under the leadership of Lt...

Athor was furious when Riek Machar (now GOSS Vice-President) rejoined the SPLA in 2002...


Birth of a nation

The presidency will not be contested says a source so Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon a Nuer leader who led a rebellion against Colonel John Garang in 1991 and later collaborated with what was then the National Islamic Front regime should remain Vice-President until 2017...


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