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Lam Akol Ajawin

Date of Birth: 15/07/1950


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From autonomy to sovereignty

Onyoti’s bigger crime perhaps was to represent the SPLM-Democratic Change, the party of Lam Akol Ajawin, widely seen as too close to Khartoum for Southern comfort...


Mr. Smile and the militias

’ The problem with this claim is that the NCP has armed anti-Sudan People’s Liberation Movement fighters since at least 1991, when Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and Lam Akol Ajawin broke with the SPLM and the NCP was still the National Islamic Front...


Democracy heads south

This name surfaces periodically, formerly as someone from the South Sudan Liberation Front and praise-singer of Lam Akol Ajawin...

Yien this month claimed Salva Kiir Mayardit last year lost the election for GOSS President to Lam Akol and that the end of the SPLM is nigh...


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Salva Kiir Mayardit

Rather than contesting the Sudanese presidency in 2010 against Omer Hassan Amed el Beshir, Salva ran for the South Sudan presidency, winning 93% against his rival, Lam Akol...


A New York divorce

George Athor Deng (now among those pardoned), serial agreement-signer Lam Akol Ajawin and Bona Malwal Madut Riing, once a major NCP critic but now ensconced in Khartoum as Presidential Advisor...


No referee for the referenda

As excitement rises in the South, runs the theory, any delay could trigger mutinies, ‘tribal’ clashes and interventions by other Southern parties, including those widely seen as pro-Khartoum, such as the South Sudan Democratic Forum, led by a veteran politician and former oppositionist, Presidential Advisor Bona Malwal Madut Riing, or the SPLM-Democratic Change of Lam Akol Ajawin, once an ardent supporter of Southern secession...


Strategy of sabotage

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement now openly blames its ‘partner’ for supporting Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (increased attacks in Western Equatoria), General George Athor Deng’s militia in Jonglei, Colonel Galwak Gai Deng (Unity State), and Lam Akol Ajawin (Upper Nile)...


As elections arrive, the opposition shuns Omer

Many complain of harassment, most conspicuously Lam Akol Ajawin, again detained by Sudan People's Liberation Army security officers this week and whose SPLM-Democratic Change the SPLM initially and clumsily tried to ban...


Southern leaders compete for a new state

Secondly, for the presidency of Southern Sudan, the incumbent Salva Kiir Mayardit of the SPLM will face former Foreign Minister Lam Akol Ajawin, who last year took over the newly formed SPLM-Democratic Change...

While Lam Akol has some support among his Collo (Shilluk) community in Upper Nile and in pockets elsewhere in the South where he can mobilise the discontented, including in Equatoria, he will not pose a serious challenge, partly because he is viewed as a friend of the NCP...


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