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JUBA - 15 Feb 2019

Kiir appoints new chief of military intelligence

Former Governor of Eastern Lakes State Rin Tueny Mabor
Former Governor of Eastern Lakes State Rin Tueny Mabor

South Sudan President Salva Kiir Thursday evening appointed a new chief of military intelligence through an executive order.

Kiir replaced Major-General Chock-rach Angich with Major-General Rin Tueny Mabor, ending months of speculations over possible candidates for the position.

Tueny, former Eastern Lakes State governor has held various positions in the government. 

The president gave no reason for the changes.