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Pa'gan Amum Okiech

Date of Birth: 1958
Place of Birth: Malakal


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A deal under duress

This fighting was the culmination of months of rising tension, symbolised by three SPLM leaders – Riek Machar Teny, Pa'gan Amum Okiech and Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior (Rebecca Garang), widow of the SPLM founding leader, Colonel John Garang de Mabior – who announced they would run for the SPLM chairmanship next year...

Pagan Amum Okiech: Ex­-SPLM Secretary General; ex-­Minister for Peace and CPA Implementation; ex­-SG, National Democratic Alliance (former Sudanese opposition alliance); Collo...


A deal under duress

This fighting was the culmination of months of rising tension, symbolised by three SPLM leaders – Riek Machar Teny, Pa'gan Amum Okiech and Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior (Rebecca Garang), widow of the SPLM founding leader, Colonel John Garang de Mabior – who announced they would run for the SPLM chairmanship next year...

Pagan Amum Okiech: Ex­-SPLM Secretary General; ex-­Minister for Peace and CPA Implementation; ex­-SG, National Democratic Alliance (former Sudanese opposition alliance); Collo...


From power struggle to uprising

Tensions have been worsening among party militants since July when President Salva reduced Riek's powers and those of many of his ministers and SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum Okiech (AC Vol 54 No 16, A power struggle, not a coup)...


Beijing’s balancing act

It began with a trip to China in August by Anne Itto, South Sudan’s Minister of Agriculture, and the SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum Okiech, who said in October that the SPLM would protect Chinese oil interests...


Abyei waits

The outspoken SPLM Secretary General, Pagan Amum Okiech, has accused the NCP of acting like ‘Somali pirates’ by holding Abyei ‘hostage’, adding that in a hostage situation you must take care that your actions do not threaten the hostage’s life...


New politics, new threats

SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum Okiech, one of few unitarists in the senior leadership, says compromise is needed: 'We didn't actually win the war: this is a negotiated settlement...


The real dividing line

President George Bush's government has since shown some interest in Abyei, with the Chargé d'Affaires at the US Embassy in Khartoum, Alberto Fernandez, an Arabic-speaker, upsetting the NC by going to Abyei 'to mediate' and then discussing it with Pagan Amum Okiech (GNU Cabinet Affairs Minister, former National Democratic Alliance Secretary General and veteran SPLA Commander) this week in Khartoum...


The centre versus the rest

However, his recent appointment as SPLM Deputy Secretary General under Pagan Amum Okiech, who has accepted a full-time position as Cabinet Secretary in Khartoum, means that he will not have much time for the Nuba Mountains...


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