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South Sudan

Pa'gan Amum Okiech

Date of Birth: 1958
Place of Birth: Malakal


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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...


Comprehensively breached

In July SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum Okiech had said in Egypt that the government needed ‘changing’ and late last month in the United States he spoke of ‘the violation of the agreement [the CPA] by the National Congress Party which disavows its commitments’...


Salva's shuffle

On 7 July though SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum Okiech (a Shilluk) surprised a Cairo audience by describing the Darfur killing as 'genocide' and said it was 'the government in the centre which has to be changed'...


Gunmen or soldiers?

Two politicians from Collo chiefly families are said to oppose his appointment: Foreign Affairs Minister Lam Akol who once sentenced Peter Adwok to death and Pagan Amum Okiech a senior SPLM official and National Democratic Alliance Secretary General and son of Paramount Chief Edward Amum...


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