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Pa'gan Amum Okiech

Date of Birth: 1958
Place of Birth: Malakal


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The battle for Malakal

The sacked Secretary General of the governing SPLM Pa'gan Amum Okiech had also distanced the majority of the dissidents from Riek Machar...


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...


The state cracks

Salva had sacked both in 2007 after a public falling out with what they call the ‘communists' especially the then SPLM Secretary General Pa'gan Amum Okiech...


The political stakes on YouTube

Prominent at the press conference are Pa'gan Amum Okiech (whom Salva had dismissed as SPLM Secretary General) Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon Deng Alor Kuol Alfred Ladu Gore (an Equatorian SPLM founder) and Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior widow of the SPLM founding Chairman Colonel John Garang de Mabior...


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)...


Powers of separation

Salva's key allies were Telar and Aleu believed to have coined the phrase Awlad Garang (Garang's Boys) whose key leaders included Deng Alor Kuol and Pa'gan Amum Okiech (both just sacked by Salva)...


Ruling by decree

‘I'd be shocked if either Manibe or Deng was involved' said the senior SPLM veteran noting that ‘the same thing happened last year' to SPLM Secretary General Pa'gan Amum Okiech who was accused of corruption but acquitted in March 2012 and won a libel case against former Finance Minister Arthur Akuien Chol and two newspapers...


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