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Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon

Date of Birth: 1953
Place of Birth: Leer, South Sudan


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The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi

His leadership was exemplary and his works contributed to bringing about peace and stability in both countries' enthused the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...


The fight moves south

Under threat of sanctions President Salva Kiir Mayardit reappointed his old rival Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon as First Vice-President on 11 February but the two sides are still far apart on substantive issues and other appointments...


Peace deal stalls again

China and Russia oppose efforts by the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on both Salva and his rival and sacked Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon for serial human rights violations and breaches of international law...

Another senior politician from the same area Bona Malwal Madut Riing is back from Khartoum and increasingly influential in the Council as is Telar Ring Deng Salva's controversial legal advisor who was one of few senior Dinka to side with Riek Machar in his 1991 split with the SPLM-SPLA...


An implausible government

Some 50 000 inhabitants of parts of SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's home area in Unity State are considered at risk of imminent starvation...


Minority report

Their findings are likely to undermine further the credibility of President Salva Kiir Mayardit's government just as it announces a security deal in the capital with rebel forces led by sacked Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...


New maps, no peace

President Salva Kiir Mayardit had previously opposed decentralisation which his rival Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon had wanted IGAD complained...

The government's proposed 28 states Riek Machar's proposed 21 states This shows how the new arrangement will serve political and ethnic interests...


The latest last-minute deal

There is much scope for future disagreement but the main concern is that many in the government and its army still dream of defeating Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's insurgents...

The rebel leader former Vice- President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and the reinstated Secretary General of the governing Sudan People's Liberation Movement Pa'gan Amum Okiech had already signed...


Regional rivalries surface among peace-makers

That appears to be the main reason for Museveni's abrupt departure from the meeting in Addis Ababa before rebel Commander Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement Secretary General Pa'gan Amum Okiech had signed on 17 August...


Politicians undermine new peace deal

President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the nominal leader of rebel forces Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon were due to meet for face­-to-face talks on 13 August in Addis Ababa before the 17 August 'final deadline' declared by the mediator the Inter­-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)...

The government was demanding 70% of national posts (AC Vol 54 No 16 A power struggle not a coup) according to Gatdet Dak who was Spokesman for Riek Machar when he was Vice­-President...

They 'denounced and disowned' Riek as SPLM­-IO Chairman and rejected 'any peace agreement that includes President Kiir and Dr Riek Machar in the leadership of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGONU)...

In the transitional government it relegates the Vice-President currently James Wani Igga behind a nominee of the opposition forces (led by Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon) to the new role of first vice-president: agreed in principle but division of executive powers between president and first vice-president remains contentious...

How much President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his former Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon are listening is another matter but many of their followers (or former followers) certainly are...


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