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Awad Ahmed el Jaz


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The securocrats get stronger

The inner political core consists of four other veterans of the 1989 coup which overthrew Premier El Sadig: Vice-President Bakri Hassan Salih, Khartoum State Governor and ex-Defence Minister Abdel Rahim Mohamed Hussein, Parliament Speaker Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, and ubiquitous money-man Awad Ahmed el Jaz (AC Vol 56 No 9, The President’s new clothes, Vol 46 No 4, Who's who on Darfur...


Unhappy anniversary

On 8 June Field Marshal Omer had ordered Oil Minister Awad Ahmed el Jaz, a veteran NCP baron and bagman, (AC Vol 51 No 22, Khartoum's new export trade) to shut down the pipeline from South Sudan on the following day...


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Awad Ahmed el Jaz

Awad Ahmed el Jaz is a stalwart of the National Congress Party (formerly National Islamic Front, NIF), Sudan’s ruling party since 1989...

Awad el Jaz also holds many of the NCP’s pursestrings (AC Vol 51 No 22, Khartoum's new export trade) and is seen as one of its most powerful politicians...

Now Khartoum must prop up its economy and Awad el Jaz is moving to increase crude production at the disputed Heglig oilfield – claimed and formerly administered by South Sudan – to 80,000 barrels a day while seeking new reserves...


Under no circumstances

When Awad Ahmed el Jaz told a National Congress Party youth meeting on 1 August that the separation of the South 'cannot be allowed under any circumstances', it was no slip of the tongue...


Quiet trips to DC

Another delegation, under Finance and former Oil Minister Awad Ahmed el Jaz, State (junior) Finance Minister Lual Achuek Lual Deng (Sudan People’s Liberation Movement, close to the leadership) and central bank Deputy Governor Badr el Din Mahmoud Abbas, visited on 23-28 January...

On 25 January, we hear, Awad el Jaz privately met International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn...


Business is politics

Finance Minister Awad Ahmed el Jaz (the long-time Energy Minister and a preferred interlocutor with Beijing) is due to visit China, Japan, Russia and Turkey...


Pirates and tanks

Zubeir was Finance Minister until February, when he and Awad Ahmed el Jaz swapped portfolios...


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