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Lam Akol Ajawin

Date of Birth: 15/07/1950


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Death by plane

Sudan lost another Vice-President, Lieutenant General Zubeir Mohamed Salih, in a crash at Nasir, Upper Nile, in 1998, when a former Garang deputy, Major Arok Thuon Arok, who'd gone over to the regime, also died; another pro-regime Southerner, Lam Akol Ajawin, survived and, this July, Garang made him a provincial governor...


Armed and angry

Nuer in-fighting has been impressive, too, especially since the 1991 split in the SPLA led by Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon (a Dok Nuer, now back with Colonel John Garang de Mabior's SPLA/M) and Lam Akol Ajawin (also back in the fold)...


Calling the shots at Machakos

The idea of accepting some SPLA people into government sounds like an echo of the Khartoum Peace Agreement made in 1993 with Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and Lam Akol Ajawin...


'Making politics and war together'

A spokesman for Lam Akol Ajawin's Southern Sudan Liberation Army (Shilluk) welcomed the Riek-Garang pact and offered to talk to the SPLA; Lam has grown critical of the government to which he belongs...


Who's after Ali?

Ahmed Ibrahim el Tahir: as NIF MP, worked for Sharia implementation before coup; chief government delegate, peace talks with Lam Akol Ajawin's Sudan People's Liberation Army (United), Nairobi, May 1993; State Minister, Legal Affairs, at Presidency, 1994-5; Presidential Legal Advisor, 1996; low-profile, possible compromise candidate...


Delusions of peace

The NIF signed up to the DOP in 1997 to coopt the southern factions led by Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon and Lam Akol Ajawin...


Keeping them talking

August 1989, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Mohamed el Amin Khalifa led an NIF delegation to meet Lam Akol of the Sudan People's Liberation Army; Sharia (Islamic law) was the stumbling block; result - no agreement...

January 1992, Germany; Frankfurt Agreement between Ali el Haj Mohamed and Lam Akol after SPLA split in 1991; sources close to Lam told AC the accord was meaningless; agreement but no progress...


Oiling the daggers

is no liberator') or Riek's former ally Lam Akol, powerless to do much for the third big Nilotic group, the Shilluk, as the NIF's token Transport Minister...


Falling out, falling in

Lam Akol, former leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Army-United, is still stranded at Transport...


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