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South Sudan

Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon

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


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Bouquets and brickbats

The bigger failure on the part of the AU and the USA is the failure to secure an end to the civil war in South Sudan one recognised in Obama's caustic criticism of the indifference of President Salva Kiir Mayardit and sacked Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon to the suffering of their own people...


War mars independence day

The government recaptured Malakal in early July but Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's fighters immediately seized the key Thar Jath oil installations south of Bentiu...


Military balance

Leaders gave Salva Kiir vocal support in his fight against Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and resolved that the Troika (Norway United Kingdom United States) should play no mediation role...


Revenge culture

Mesfin Ethiopia's former Foreign Minister maintained that 90% of differences between the two sides – the governing Sudan People's Liberation Movement and Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's SPLM-in-Opposition – had been resolved but conceded that 'some issues are still a deal breaker...


The other crisis

Shortage of funds may have more impact than mediation or sanctions on both President Salva Kiir Mayardit's government and the rebels led by his former Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon (AC Vol 56 No 5 A test of everyone's will)...

While Juba's coffers are practically empty Riek Machar is now seeking funds from INGOs we hear...


Enhancing elections

Investigating armaments used by 'Islamic State' in Kobane Syria it found weapons with exactly the same markings including obliterated serial numbers as some used by Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon's and other Khartoum-supplied rebels in South Sudan...


To publish or be damned

It is these leading officials including President Salva Kiir Mayardiit and sacked Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon that the AU and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are trying to corral into a power-sharing deal to end the fighting that has cost over 50 000 lives in the past 15 months...


A test of everyone’s will

President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon met face-to-face for hours into the night in Addis Ababa on 3 March but failed to agree on key points...

That meant that Vice-President James Wani Igga an Equatorian and a liberation war hero would be under SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar...


US security and Chinese capital

This comes amid scepticism about a ceasefire deal signed on 2 February with rebels led by sacked Vice-President Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon...

Apart from clandestine aid from Khartoum regional support for Riek Machar has dwindled in recent months...


Long tunnel, glimmer of light

A tentative step forward has been made with a political reunification deal signed in Arusha on 21 January between President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his sacked Deputy Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon whose forces have been at war since December 2013 and Deng Alor Kuol for the former detainees (AC Vol 55 No 9 The third eleven enters the contest)...

Riek Machar's SPLA-in-Opposition is largely comprised of Nuer members of the armed forces thanks to the SPLA's absorption of pro-Khartoum militias from 2006...


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