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Peter Gatdet Yaka


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A deal under duress

The initial attack on Bor was by Peter Gatdet Yaka's forces, which had theoretically been integrated into the SPLA...


A deal under duress

The initial attack on Bor was by Peter Gatdet Yaka's forces, which had theoretically been integrated into the SPLA...


From power struggle to uprising

The capture of Bor, about 100 kilometres north of Juba, on 18 December by troops loyal to General Peter Gatdet Yaka showed the political and military fragility of South Sudan...

There are rumours that Peter Gadet, one of the SPLA's most effective field commanders but with a propensity to switch sides, is mobilising a column of his fellow Nuer to march in support of Riek and the uprising...


Unhappy anniversary

Matiep's former deputy and long-time rebel holdout, Peter Gadet Yak, who led the SSLA before rejoining the SPLA in 2011, now leads the offensive against the rebels in eastern Jonglei (AC Vol 44 No 2, Coordinates)...


Implausible denials

Since leader Peter Gadet (Gatdet) Yaka signed a ceasefire with Juba in August, the SSLA has been led by Bapiny Monituel (originally with General George Athor Deng), James Gai Yoach, Kol Chara Nyang and Matthew Pul Jang and is fighting in South Kordofan, too...


The clock strikes zero

’ He offered church mediation with rebels such as George Athor Deng, Peter Gatdet Yaka and Abdel Bagi Ayii Akol Agany...


Abyei in limbo

On 25 June, the forces of militia leader Peter Gatdet (Gadet) Yaka attacked Turalei, forcing many of the displaced to run yet again and fuelling the belief that the rebels were working with Khartoum to assist the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) to advance further south through Abyei Area...


Edging towards the brink

He also says that defecting SPLA 4th Division commander Peter Gatdet Yaka is bringing reinforcements directly from South Kordofan...


Fighting for Abyei

Peter Gatdet Yaka’s militia were reported fighting in Abyei this week...


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