Kiir sacks ministers, officials

President Kiir

At the start of the week, South Sudan President Salva Kiir issued decrees sacking foreign minister Nhial Deng.

He was replaced by Awut Deng Acuil as the new foreign minister.

Nunu Kumba was transferred to Awut’s position as Gender Minister.

Twic governor Atem Madut Yaak was sacked and Madhel Lang appointed in his position.

Victoria University

The new Akobo governor was at last appointed after death of governor Gony Biliew.

Rebecca Joshua was fired as minister of Roads and Bridges and Simon Mijok Mijak named new Minister for Roads and Bridges.

He was the Dean of Students Affairs at University of Juba.

On Wednesday, Kiir issued another decree appointing Marial Benjamin presidential special envoy, a position previously held by Nhial Deng.

Baak Valentino Akol Wol has been fired as undersecretary at the Ministry of foreign affairs and replaced with former South Sudanese ambassador to Sudan Mayen Dut Wol.

Rizik Dominic has been sacked as acting executive director in the office of president.

Deng Wol Achien has been appointed executive director in the office of president in place of Rizik Dominic.

Marol Mayuol has been fired as chief administrator in the office of president and Paul Paulo Ongeng appointed in his place.



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