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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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Death knocks twice

He had been pensioned off from the army under President Ja'afar Nimeiri but was reinstated during the transitional year after Nimeiri's overthrow, under Lieutenant General Abdel Rahman Suwar el Dahab (who later became head of Al Da'awa al Islamiya - Islamic Call)...


Back to gaol

He was arrested just before President Ja'afar Nimeiri's overthrow in 1985, ensuring his rapid release just after...


Hall of Mirrors

The operation was executed with the systematic planning, dedication and attention to detail typical of the NIF and its man heading the operation, El Fatih Mohamed Ahmed Erwa, once a major in President Ja'afar Nimeiri's National Security and now Sudan's UN Ambassador...


Whitewashing reality

Turabi's noisy declarations last week that he was about to be arrested and that a 'rebellion' was imminent reminded the public that he'd conveniently found himself in gaol at President Ja'afar Nimeiri's overthrow in 1985, enabling him to distance himself from a hated government...


Falling out, falling in

Several prominent non-NIF ministers are out, notably Mahdi Babbo Nimr (whom El Sadig once handpicked as his Chief of Staff), Badr el Din Suleiman (once President Ja'afar Nimeiri's Finance Minister and brother of Ghazi Suleiman, who is lawyer to El Shifa factory-owner Salah el Din Idriss), and Major Gen...


The frontlines grow longer

This echoes a hope widely voiced in Khartoum during the 1985 overthrow of President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri but Garang refused to talk to the new government...


The countdown begins

The 'protected Intifadha'strategy recognises that, unlike the governments of Generals Ibrahim Aboud (October 1964) and Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri (April 1985), the NIF is not going to crumble before civilian protests...

The Intifadha which overthrew President Ja'afar Nimeiri was based on secret organisation by professional and trades unionists ('Modern Forces')...


Arms against a sea of troubles

Mohamed Abdel Gadir Idriss (famed as the Governor who brought Islamic law to Kassala, Kordofan and Darfur before President Ja'afar Mohamed Nimeiri did) becomes State Minister at Defence...

Brigade 2, El Fau (HQ built by President Ja'afar Nimeiri after Port Sudan road opened); has troops in Wad Medani (Gezira Scheme); covers East (El Gedaref, Kassala) from Medani to El Hamdait, where Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan meet; then up to Mohamed Golit, Egyptian border; includes Port Sudan, Halaib; because of new Eastern Front, troops being deployed from other regions...


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