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Angelina Jany Teny


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Riek rival boosts Salva

Ezekiel Lol now heads the key Petroleum Ministry, previously in the hands of Dak Dop Bishok, IO's representative in Sudan and close to Riek's elder wife, Angelina Jany Teny, often seen as the power behind the oil throne...

He was elected Governor in 2010, after a violently contested campaign against his cousin, Riek's wife Angelina Jany Teny...


New maps, no peace

The pro- government Bul group reflects old disputes involving Riek; his right-hand man, former Governor Taban Deng Gai; his elder wife, Angelina Jany Teny; and several leading commanders...


A deadline for the deadline

Riek's senior wife, the former State (junior) Minister of Energy and Mining Angelina Jany Teny, said in an interview with a local radio station on 3 September that the opposition had 'refused' to sign what she described 'not as a proposal but as a compulsory document...


A power struggle, not a coup

He is widely seen as supporting fellow Nuer Riek in his campaign to head the SPLM – despite the fact that Taban controversially defeated Riek’s elder wife, Angelina Jany Teny, for Governor in 2010 (AC Vol 51 No 9, The deals, the votes and the fraud)...


Militias of the new age

More recently, Taban’s forces clashed with supporters of his cousin, Angelina Jany Teny (wife of GOSS Vice-President Riek Machar) who had unsuccessfully stood against him for governor...


The deals, the votes and the fraud

* Also furious is Angelina Jany Teny, national State (Junior) Energy and Mining Minister and former Southern First Lady (when her husband Riek Machar Teny Dhurgon headed the pro-NCP Southern government in the mid 1990s)...


Southern leaders compete for a new state

In response, on 23 January, Angelina Jany Teny, State Minister of Energy and Mining in the Government of National Unity (GNU) in Khartoum, SPLM member and wife of Riek, announced that she would stand as an independent candidate for the position of governor...


Opening broadside

Some Southerners think the man who had broken with the late Sudan People's Liberation Army Commander John Garang de Mabior in 1991 (alongside Lam Akol Ajawin, now the Islamist regime's enthusiastic Foreign Minister) and whose wife, Angelina Teny, is GOSS Oil Minister, is too busy building a power-base...


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