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Sudan

Ali Osman Mohamed Taha

Date of Birth: 01/01/1944
Place of Birth: Khartoum


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A suspect at the parade

Arguments have already erupted over whether NCP strongman and Second Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha or First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit – who might soon be the first President of a newly independent South Sudan – will lead Sudan’s delegation...


Under no circumstances

Next day, also at the youth meeting, Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha declared that 'chaos' would follow any Southern separation and supporters of the idea were 'losers'...


Crisis cabinets

This puts the man who has been one of the most prominent advocates of the ‘New Sudan’ in the lead over the CPA and is a serious blow to Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon, co-chairperson with Ali Osman Mohamed Taha of the national committee overseeing the CPA...


The international agenda

Ali Osman Mohamed Taha may seem out of favour (though still Vice-President), along with such veterans as Ghazi Salah el Din el Atabani (medic, tank driver) or Qutbi el Mahdi Ahmed (Iran-trained intelligence officer), but no one thinks the Islamist movement can dispense with their skills...


Flash point Southern Kordofan

Khartoum has the means to delay the Abyei vote (and thereby disrupt the Southern referendum) since the District is governed by the Presidency – President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir, First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha – an inbuilt NCP majority...


The deals, the votes and the fraud

* Second Vice-President and NCP baron Ali Osman Mohamed Taha asked First Vice-President Salva Kiir Mayardit, we hear, to give Field Marshal Omer 40% of the Southern vote (an impossible figure the NCP press had been touting)...


As elections arrive, the opposition shuns Omer

On that same day, it had cancelled a crucial meeting of the Presidency, which comprises Field Marshal (formerly Brigadier General) Omer, First Vice-President and SPLM Chairman Salva Kiir Mayardit (in permanent minority) and Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha (long Turabi's deputy in the NIF)...


Doubts over Darfur

After meeting on 21 February Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, who epitomises the NCP’s Islamist spirit, Major General (Retired) Gration was quoted as saying: ‘It is wonderful to be able to meet with the people that I have gotten to know as the leadership but also as friends...


The coup-making government lives on

Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, Vice-President; judge; secondary school with Omer; long-time Turabi deputy in NIF; pragmatic; rumoured (for years) to be sidelined; signed Comprehensive Peace Agreement...


Omer the outlaw

In a 1 March speech in Southern Kordofan, Second Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha denounced the ICC as part of a neocolonialist Western plot to seize Africa's resources (in Sudan's case, seized largely by the NCP and China) and appealed to the area's African sensibilities...


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