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Sudan

Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri

Date of Birth: 1/01/1930
Place of Birth: Wad Nubawi district, Omdurman, near Khartoum
Died: 30/5/2009


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Salva and the Salvation regime

After being President Ja'afar Nimeiri's Education Minister in the mid-1970s, barrister Mansour became his Foreign Minister before jumping ship, writing books (including 'The Government They Deserve', 1990), joining the UN and later the SPLM, where he became a close advisor to Garang while remaining close to the Democratic Unionist Party...


The real rebels

The SFDA's Sharif Harir is also Zaghawa but identified with the political secularism of the 'Modern Forces' which led 1985's overthrow of President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri...


Terror imperative

A DA will go to Khartoum in January to revive a section that under President Ja'afar Nimeiri boasted a British Army Training Team (BATT), led in 1977-79 by Special Air Service (SAS) commander General Peter de la Billière...


Freedom unfledged

Sudanese of all political colours agree that this was the biggest spontaneous gathering in the capital since the Intifadah of April 1985, which overthrew President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri...


Darfur's turning point

Omer, who came to power as a brigadier general, then promoted himself lieutenant general, last week appointed himself field marshal in the tradition established by Uganda's Idi Amin Dada and indeed Sudan's President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri...


Peace in our time

The NIF's non-negotiable aims The name of Colonel John Garang de Mabior, the SPLA/M leader, is mentioned hopefully all over Khartoum, as it was in 1986 during the civilian Intifada (uprising) which overthrew the dictatorial President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri...


Another Addis agreement?

The lack of representative structural support for the accord allowed the then President, Ja'afar Nimeiri, to regard it as a personal arrangement between himself and southern leaders, which could be and was rescinded when he saw fit...


Oppressive and totalitarian

They have to agree the ground should be level', Mansour Khalid, Political Advisor to John Garang and once President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri's Foreign Minister, told Africa Confidential...


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