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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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Sticking points

Colonel Garang insists on keeping his army as the major defence against the National Islamic Front dismantling a Machakos agreement as ex-President Ja'afar Nimeiri dismantled Addis Ababa...


Voiceless

Sudanese believe Mubarek was one of the Egyptian pilots who bombed Umma militants fighting President Ja'afar Nimeiri in 1970...


Muddying Machakos

In 1983, President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri divided the south into three, as advocated by his Equatorian Second Vice-President, General Joseph Lagu...


Calling the shots at Machakos

The nation had a secular criminal code until 1983, when President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri brought in the 'September Laws'...


'Making politics and war together'

The London visit's other reconciliation came in an all-night marathon between the SPLA delegation and two southern veterans and rivals, Bona Malwal Madut Ring, once President Ja'afar Nimeiri's Culture and Information Minister, and Aldo Ajou Deng, once El Sadig el Mahdi's Deputy Prime Minister...


Unconstructive engagement

This is widely thought to be the Islamic Movement's plan, on the model of Turabi's imprisonment before President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri's overthrow in 1985 and before the NIF's coup in 1989...


Shariacracy on trial

In his own country in 1983, he said, the former military leader, General Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri, had decreed an Islamic criminal code then declared that since he applied Sharia, his authority had become sacred and that from now on, those who obey him obey God and those who oppose him oppose God...


Delusions of peace

Abdel Rahman Suwar el Dahab (head of Al Da'wa al Islamiyya from 1987) did after President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri's overthrow in 1985...


Caution, lobbies at work

However, an exchange of ambassadors was a key element in a policy paper from CSIS in late February, chaired by former Clinton advisor Stephen Morrison and Francis Mading Deng, a Sudanese academic and once ex-President Ja'afar Nimeiri's junior Foreign Minister...


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