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Kiir fires Hoth

Author : Ayuen Panchol | Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014

James Hoth Mai. New Sudan Vision Wednesday, 19 January 2011

President Salva Kiir has dismissed the SPLA Chief of General Staff, James Hoth Mai.

No reason was given.

In a presidential decree read out on the state-run SSTV last evening, the president appointed Paul Malong Awan as the new chief of staff.

Mr. Malong was the Governor of Northern Bahr el Ghazal.

In another presidential decree, President Kiir fired, Gen. Mac Paul as Military Intelligence chief and replaced him with Marial Nuor, former Director of Public Security and Criminal Investigation Department.

More details to follow.

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