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South Sudan

Pa’gan Amum Okiech

Date of Birth: 1958
Place of Birth: Malakal


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An election victory that widens the North-South gap

The SPLM in the North In the SPLM, the unity group is seen as led by Secretary General Pa’gan Amum Okiech and his deputy for the Northern Sector, Yasir Saeed Arman Saeed, who spearheaded the election boycott by withdrawing as national presidential candidate on 31 March...


North and South protest against the NCP election plan

The first – peaceful – demonstration on 7 December therefore saw its crack security police, the Central Reserve Police, beating Pa’gan Amum Okiech, Secretary General of its GNU partner, the SPLM, and beating even harder his Deputy SG for the Northern Sector, Yasir Saeed Arman...


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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