Home | Keywords | Regions | South Sudan | Western Bahr el Ghazal State (WBEG/WBG)

Western Bahr el Ghazal State (WBEG/WBG)

PNG - 26.4 kb

Western Bahr el Ghazal State in South Sudan shares international borders with Sudan’s region of Darfur and the Central African Republic.

The most westerly of South Sudan’s ten states Western Bahr el Ghazal State also borders Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap to the east and Western Equatoria to the south.

Area: 93,900 km²

Approximate Population: 333,431

Capital: Wau

JPEG - 9.1 kb

Other Important Towns: Raja, Deim Zubeir, Kuajiena and Kangi

Contested Areas:

Kafia Kingi is claimed by South Sudan as part of Western Bahr el Ghazal State and Sudan as part of its western Darfur region.


Western Bahr el Ghazal State Government

Executive


JPEG - 43.8 kb

Western Bahr el Ghazal State Legislative Assembly

Members of Parliament


Advisors to the governor

  • Peace and reconciliation affairs - Ayuel Longar
  • Political affairs - Kamil Wana Uraj
  • Security - Brigadier-General Wol Dhel Thiep (Wol Maduong
  • Economics and self reliance - Livio Gelego Bahara
  • Essential services affairs - Andal Wadattalla
  • Gender affairs - Tereza Zackaria
  • Cooperatives - Monica Sabino Madut
  • Parliamentary affairs - Paul Atuk
  • Youth and sport - Rev. Matio Michael

County Commissioners:

  • Jur River County, Commissioner John Arop Madut
  • Raga County, Commissioner Hassan Jallab Khadam
  • Wau County, Commissioner Elia Kamilo Dimo

Wau Municipality

  • Mayor: Michael Gaeba Ukel
  • Deputy Mayor: Kamil Wana Orac

Former County Commissioners


Western Bahr el Ghazal State Links


Videos

Al Jazeera English | Protestors shot at by South Sudan army | 13 December 2012



 
 

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


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


September 23 Uprising remains milestone in Sudanese struggle for democracy 2014-09-28 03:25:50 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman September 27, 2014 - This article comes against the backdrop of the First Anniversary of the September 23, 2013 Sudanese Popular Uprising. Moreover, on this saddening Day (...)

What the Khartoum regime really thinks 2014-09-26 06:12:06 (leaked minutes of critical August 2014 meeting of senior military and security official) By Eric Reeves September 24, 2014 - I received on 22 September 2014, from a source within Sudan whom (...)

Contextualizing realities of the crisis in N. Bahr el Ghazal government (Part 1) 2014-09-24 14:01:21 By Deng Dut Lual September 24, 2014 - The government of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state led by Kuel Aguer Kuel in a caretaker position has been seriously leaking. Leaking is a damning word that (...)


MORE








Latest Press Releases


Sudan Democracy First Group condemns wave of arbitrary arrests in Sudan 2014-09-25 05:17:35 Sudan Democracy First Group 25 September 2014 - In a desperate attempt to prevent a series of events commemorating the victims of the September 2013 protests, Sudan’s notorious National (...)

HRW calls on UN rights body to press Sudan to investigate murder of peaceful protesters 2014-09-24 21:24:09 Human Rights Watch One Year On, No Justice for Protester Deaths (Geneva, September 23, 2014) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should call on Sudan to account immediately for the death (...)

Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan 2014-09-23 08:30:16 National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR) PRESS RELEASE Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the streets of the South Sudan capital Jubato ‘Walk for Peace’and demand (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2014 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.