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JEM (Justice and Equality Movement)

Date Snippet Page
2014/04/25 SPLM-in-Opposition claims its forces killed 69 JEM fighters and captured 14 landcruisers in JEM colours in Unity State. JEM denies it had any forces there. Snippet
2015/04/25 A press release from SPLM-in-Opposition denies its forces carried out targeted killings of civilians in Bentiu. It accuses GRSS and its allies in JEM of killing civilians before they left the town in order to frame the rebels. It also denies any official broadcasting of hate speech, while conceding that individuals might have expressed anger during talk shows. It accuses UNMISS of getting the story from GRSS and not investigating independently. Snippet 1870
2013/04 JEM and the Upper Nile State deputy governor both deny (in fact of UN expert panel report of February) that JEM has had a base in Upper Nile State (although the latter admits that they were involved in the fighting in Heglig/Panthou in 2012). Snippet 841
Reference Mini-review
Claudio Gramizzi and Jérôme Tubiana, 2013/03. New war, old enemies: Conflict dynamics in South Kordofan [Report] Human Security Baseline Assessment, Small Arms Survey. Accessed online.

Argues that the war in South Kordofan is driven primarily by intra-Sudanese dynamics, rather than being proxy war between Sudan and South Sudan. But presents evidence of assistance by South Sudan to JEM and SPLM-N, and also of use by the Sudan Army of landmines and cluster bombs.

HSBA, 2012. Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) [Report] Human Security Baseline Assessment, Small Arms Survey. Accessed online.

An account of JEM.

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National ministries and ministers (2011/08/26 - 2013/07/23)

The table below shows ministries and ministers during the period from late August 2011 (shortly after Independence) to 23 July 2013, when President Kiir relieved all ministers and re-configured the ministries. The number of ministries is 29 (including the two Offices of the President)

Ministry Minister Deputy/Assistant Minister(s)
Cabinet Affairs Deng Alor Kuol Wek Mamer Kuol
Defence and Veteran Affairs John Kong Nyuon Majak Agot Atem
Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nhial Deng Nhial Grace Daterio (for Foreign Affairs)
Elias Nyamlel Wako (for International Cooperation)1
Office of the President Emmanuel Lowilla -
Office of the President for National Security Service Oyay Deng Ajak -
Justice John Luk Jok Paulino Wanowila Onango
Interior Alison Manani Magaya Salva Mathok Gengdit
Parliamentary Affairs Michael Makuei Lueth -
Finance and Economic Planning Kosti Manibe Ngai Marial Awou Yol
Mary Jervas Yak
Labour, Public Service and Human Resource Development Awut Deng Acuil Kwong Danhier Gatluak
Health Michael Milly Hussein Yatta Loli Lugar
Information and Broadcasting Barnaba Marial Benjamin Atem Yak Atem
Agriculture and Forestry Betty Achan Ogwaro Beda Machar Deng
Roads and Bridges Gier Chuang Aluong Simon Majok Mijak
Transport Agnes Poni Lokudu Mayom Kuoc Malek
General Education and Instruction Joseph Ukel Abango Rebecca Joshua Okwaci
Higher Education, Science and Technology Peter Adwok Nyaba Gabriel Kuc Abyei
Commerce, Industry and Investment Garang Diing Akuang Kengen Jakor
Environment Alfred Lado Gore Philip Palet Gadin
Housing and Physical Planning Jemma Nunu Kumba Mary Nyawulang
Telecommunication and Postal Services Madut Biar Yel Beatrice Khamisa Wani
Petroleum and Mining Stephen Dhieu Dau Elizabeth James Bol
Electricity and Dams David Deng Athorbei Rhoda David Alar
Gender, Child and Social Welfare Agnes Lasuba Priscilla Nyanyang Joseph
Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Joseph Lual Acuil Sabina Dario Okolong
Water Resources and Irrigation Paul Mayom Akec Ali Keti Ochie
Wildlife, Conservation and Tourism Gabriel Changson Obuch Ojwok
Animal Resources and Fisheries Martin Elia Lomuro Nadia Arop Dudi
Culture, Youth and Sports Cirino Hiteng Lofuho -

Note

  1. Elias Nyamlel Wako was dismissed from this post on 2013/04/12 (ref.).

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