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Barnaba Marial Benjamin


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Opposition turns up the heat

There was ‘a solid group doing the thinking for the South’, commented one long-standing SPLM official, citing party Secretary General Pa’gan Amum Okiech, Justice Minister John Luk Jok and Information and Broadcasting Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin Bil, all SPLM veterans...


Going with the flow

Africa-Asia Confidential spoke to the South Sudan government’s Spokesman, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, who told us that a Chinese company is building a new terminal at Juba International Airport...


Workers safe but oil at risk

South Sudanese Information Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin said that after the shutdown, his government had discovered that the Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company – which operates in Unity State and is run by CNPC (40%), Petronas (30%) and ONGC Videsh (25%) – had 41 producing wells of which it had known nothing...


Oil flows eastward

However, when South Sudan’s Information Minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, announced Juba’s oil pipeline and refinery plans on 26 January, he said that the companies from China, India and Malaysia currently operating in South Sudan would build the new infrastructure...


Questions facing the new regime

Better known quantities include such trusted (Dinka) veterans as Deng Alor Kuol at Cabinet Affairs, Nhial Deng Nhial at Foreign Affairs and the affable, discreet government Spokesman, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, who remains at Information and Broadcasting...


New South Sudan Ministers

Barnaba Marial Benjamin Bil, Information & Broadcasting (no change): GUN, Jonglei, Nuer; veteran, SPLM representative in Zimbabwe in the 1980s during Roland ‘Tiny’ Rowland’s Lonrho’s patronage of the Movement...


Fighting for Abyei

The Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) Information Minister, SPLM veteran Barnaba Marial Benjamin, and the SPLA Spokesman, Colonel Philip Aguer Panyang, said they regretted any injuries to UNMIS staff ‘if’ they had been caused by an SPLA JIU soldier but an investigation was needed...


Get in line

Information Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin said that South Sudan plans to increase its diplomatic representation from 13 to 24 countries in the short term, opening embassies in its largest Asian trading partners...


Beijing’s balancing act

Since then, over 20 officials – ministers, governors and county commissioners – have gone to China, including veteran Southern politician Barnaba Marial Benjamin, the Information Minister...


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