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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...


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)...


Khartoum in a corner

The regime’s recent intransigence took aback even Juba’s chief negotiator, Pa’gan Amum Okiech, a man not easily surprised...


Juba jitters

Agitators, often from other areas or from abroad, make particularly venomous attacks on the negotiators, especially Sudan People’s Liberation Movement Secretary General Pa’gan Amum Okiech and Information Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin Bil...


Politics over oil

Chief Negotiator Pa’gan Amum Okiech boasted of making just ‘minor concessions’ as Khartoum ‘tried to extort South Sudan by attempting to charge exorbitant fees for the export of its oil...


Rockets and meetings

‘Mbeki has lost his neutrality,’ the Juba government’s chief negotiator with the NCP, Pa’gan Amum Okiech, told Africa Confidential on 1 May, during a European visit, quietly accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Lt...


Opposition turns up the heat

There was ‘a solid group doing the thinking for the South’, commented one long-standing SPLM official, citing party Secretary General Pa’gan Amum Okiech, Justice Minister John Luk Jok and Information and Broadcasting Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin Bil, all SPLM veterans...


Beijing faces both ways

This would include hydropower dams, roads, five universities, hospitals and many other development programmes,’ said Pa’gan Amum Okiech, rather optimistically perhaps...


Threats to Lamu lifeline

On 13 April in Nairobi, the Secretary General of South Sudan’s governing Sudan People’s Liberation Movement, Pa’gan Amum Okiech, and the head of Kenya’s Vision 2030 project, Mugo Kibati, were positive about the deal but produced few facts and figures...


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