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Nhial Deng Nhial

Date of Birth: 1 January 1952


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Nhial Deng Nhial

Lieutenant General Nhial Deng Nhial, who became South Sudan’s new Foreign Affairs Minister on 27 August, is preparing for a steady stream of global emissaries...


Crisis cabinets

Sudan People’s Liberation Army (the GOSS army) and Veteran Affairs are in the capable hands of Nhial Deng Nhial while Cirino Hitend Ofuho is now Minister in the Office of the President...


New politics, new threats

Commander Pagan's national vision may have been bolstered by December's return of Nhial Deng Nhial...


Bargaining with warlords

The public was startled last month to hear that Nhial Deng Nhial would take over as Defence Minister, replacing Dominic Dim Deng, who died last May in yet another of the fatal air crashes that have hit the SPLM/A leadership hard...


Who is Salva?

As civilian politicians gradually displace the soldiers, there is special interest in the futures of Lam Akol Ajawin (Shilluk), James Wani Igga (Equatorian) and Nhial Deng Nhial (Tonj Dinka, touted last year as Salva's successor) and veteran politico Bona Malwal Madut Riing, now back in Khartoum on good terms with President Omer el Hassan Ahmed el Beshir but sent there, we hear, by Salva Kiir...


Without Garang

Other recognised political leaders include Nhial Deng Nhial (Tonj Dinka) and Deng Alor (Ngok Dinka from Abyei), both urbane experts at dealing with foreigners...


Freedom unfledged

Focused on the South, Southerners welcomed Garang's 19 July appointment of key SPLM leaders Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and Nhial Deng Nhial as Southern governors and Salva Kiir Mayardit as Southern Vice-President...


Seizing the day in the South

He failed to turn up in Khartoum as scheduled and addressed the 30 April opening of the constitutional conference by phone, leaving SPLM Secretary General James Wani Igga and chief negotiator Nhial Deng Nhial in charge of negotiations...


Running the South

Other senior figures: Kuol Manyang Juuk (again number five; had been 'demoted' after complaints of his repressive rule in Eastern Equatoria); Daniel Awet Akot (Administration); Costello Garang Riiny (Trade, alongside Riek, signed White Nile oil deal, AC Vol 46 No 9); Ambrose Riiny Thiik, Chief Justice; Nhial Deng Nhial (International and Humanitarian Affairs, chief negotiator with Khartoum); Edward Lino Abyei (External Security); Samson Kwaje (Information); Pagan Amun Okiech (National Democratic Alliance, i...


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