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James Wani Igga


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The state cracks

The government declared from the start that Riek had launched a coup attempt on 15 December, a view still widely believed in Juba and repeated by Vice-President James Wani Igga on a visit to Torit on 8 January...


Powers of separation

The security services were ‘not doing their job well,’ said another SPLA veteran, Speaker James Wani Igga, a contender for Vice-President...


A power struggle, not a coup

All this raised Salva’s ‘clean government’ credentials, though power politics may have had as much to do with the sackings as corruption or financial mismanagement: some suggest Kosti Manibe’s ‘crime’ was to back Assembly Speaker James Wani Igga as the next leader...

They include National Legislative Assembly Speaker James Wani Igga, a Bari from Equatoria with a sound wartime military reputation; Lieutenant General James Hoth Mai, the popular Nuer Chief of General Staff; and Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior (aka Rebecca Garang), former Presidential Advisor on Gender and widow of Colonel John Garang de Mabior...


Unhappy anniversary

Other top appointments are also a balancing act: Parliamentary Speaker James Wani Igga, a Bari from Central Equatoria; party Secretary General Pa'gan Amum Okech, a Shilluk from Upper Nile; Interior Minister Alison Manani Magaya, a Zande from Western Equatoria; and Foreign Minister Nhial Deng Nhial, a fellow Dinka from Salva's home state, Warrap...


Who is Salva?

As civilian politicians gradually displace the soldiers, there is special interest in the futures of Lam Akol Ajawin (Shilluk), James Wani Igga (Equatorian) and Nhial Deng Nhial (Tonj Dinka, touted last year as Salva's successor) and veteran politico Bona Malwal Madut Riing, now back in Khartoum on good terms with President Omer el Hassan Ahmed el Beshir but sent there, we hear, by Salva Kiir...


Seizing the day in the South

He failed to turn up in Khartoum as scheduled and addressed the 30 April opening of the constitutional conference by phone, leaving SPLM Secretary General James Wani Igga and chief negotiator Nhial Deng Nhial in charge of negotiations...


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