Home | Keywords | Regions | South Sudan | Northern Bahr el Ghazal State (NBEG/NBG)

Northern Bahr el Ghazal State (NBEG/NBG)

PNG - 26.2 kb

Northern Bahr el Ghazal State is in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan. It borders north Sudan’s South Darfur State. Within South Sudan the state borders Western Bahr el Ghazal and Warrap states.

Northern Bahr el Ghazal also borders the disputed region of Abyei and claims the contested Mile 14 border area, which is also claimed by Sudan.

Capital: Aweil

Area: 720,898 km²

Population: 720,898 (2008)


JPEG - 35.5 kb

Government

Northern Bahr el Ghazal State Executive

State Ministers

State Advisors:


Northern Bahr el Ghazal State Leglislative Assembly

Other MPs

Aguer Wol Aguer | Garang Majak Bol | Majang Ngor Kuany


Counties & Commissioners

  • Aweil North County - Estimated Population (2008) - 129,130 - Cmr Kuol Athuai Hal
  • Aweil East County - Estimated Population (2008) - 309,920 - Awet Kiir Awet
  • Aweil West County - Estimated Population (2008) - 166,220 - Garang Tong
  • Aweil Central County - Estimated Population (2008) - 41,830 - Abraham Aleu
  • Aweil South County - Estimated Population (2008) - 73,810 - Jel Mangok

Aweil Town


Northern Bahr el Ghazal State - Links


Books

  • Francis M. Deng, 1995, War of Visions, Conflict of Identities in the Sudan, (Washington D.C.: Brookings)
  • Human Rights Watch, 1999, Famine in Sudan, 1998, The Human Rights Causes, (New York, Human Rights Watch).
  • Dave Eggers, 2006, What is the What, (New York, Vintage Books).
  • David Keen, 1994, The Benefits of Famine, A Political Economy of Famine and Relief in Southwestern Sudan, 1983–1989, (New Jersey, Princeton University Press).
  • Garang Malong, 2012, Theatre of Hope( Nairobi University, Kenya)



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


s
Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Sudan: An ailing dictatorship, looming public protest, and desperate evasive tricks 2018-01-16 10:31:43 By TRAYO A. Ali In Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan (the city that knows no secrets, as is always described) the talk there is not about the uncomfortable Weather, which in this Season is (...)

What is going on between Egypt and Sudan? 2018-01-15 08:50:56 By Ahmed H Adam Ongoing tensions in the Red Sea region came to the fore in late December, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Sudan as part of his Africa tour. During the visit, (...)

South Sudan’s vicious tyrant 2018-01-13 09:12:40 By Duop Chak Wuol The Republic of South Sudan is being run by a man with a reputation for having a ruthless heart and tyrannical brain. Salva Kiir's presidency, which promotes tribal divisions (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


South Sudanese rights group call to release political detainees 2017-12-10 07:50:31 THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: 10 DECEMBER 2017: SSHURSA CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE The 10 December usually marks the international human rights day. SSHURSA notes with (...)

Reactions to government agencies’ conspiracy against Greater Bor community 2017-10-08 07:54:31 By Manyok Abraham Thuch & Kuch Kuol Deng A monkey business or a donkey business in the government of the republic of South Sudan against the citizens is unacceptable. Therefore, we as youth (...)

Amnesty calls to release Nubian activists detained over protest for cultural rights 2017-09-12 20:47:54 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 12 September 2017 Egypt: Release 24 Nubian activists detained after protest calling for respect of their cultural rights Egyptian authorities should (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2018 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.