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Paul Malong Awan

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2014/05/30 General Dau Aturjong defects to SPLM-IO. Dau is an influential figure in NBGS, where he lost a controversial gubernatorial election to Paul Malong Awan in 2010. Snippet: General Dau Aturjong defects to SPLM-IO. Dau is an influential figure ....
2012/07 to 2014/05/12 Six NBGS state MPs are expelled from the SPLM and hence lose their positions as MPs in July 2011. One of them blames it on the fact that they tried to impeach the state finance minister in 2011. In February 2013, President Kiir directs NBGS governor Paul Malong to reinstate the MPs, but he does not do so. After the transfer of Paul Malong to another post, Kiir again orders two of the MPs to be reinstated, which is done. (One of these MPs had apparently apologized, and the constituents of the other had apologized on his behalf. The other MPs say they do not know why they should apologize.) Snippet: Six NBGS state MPs are expelled from the SPLM and hence lose their pos....
2014/04/23 President Kiir dismisses James Hoth Mai as SPLA Chief of General Staff, and replaces him with the Governor of NBGS, Paul Malong Awan. Kiir also dismisses Mac Paul as chief of military intelligence and replaces him with Marial Nuor. Marial Nuor was in 2011 charged with a variety of crimes including corruption and abuses of military power, but has apparently not yet been tried. Snippet 1863
2014/03/01 The NBGS state finance minister is sacked by governor Paul Malong. Malong also sets up an investigation committee into reported embezzlement and mismanagement of state funds. Snippet
2014/02 Several top NBGS state officials are arrested, following the return to the state of governor Paul Malong. This is linked to Malong's rebuttal of allegations that he stole SSP 2m from state funds. Snippet
2014/02/17 NBGS governor, Paul Malong, opens a private school in Aweil, the Paul Malong Foundation Academy, believed to be owned by himself. Snippet
2013/08 The Governor of NBGS, Paul Awan, asks citizens to accept President Kiir's replacement of the Vice-President and ministers as a technical reform, and not to make it a point of political controversy. Riek Machar accuses Paul Awan of trying to "groom himself as a dictator". Snippet
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