South Sudan: President Salva Kiir Names Full Cabinet

President Salva Kiir at the State House in Juba (file photo).

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Thursday evening announced a full Cabinet, ending an anxious wait for the formation of a government crafted from a 2018 peace deal.

The new council of ministers include 34 ministers and ten deputies, composed of politicians who will be running the Revitalised transitional government of national unity (R-TGNoU).

The new Cabinet includes Angelina Teny (wife of First Vice-President Riek Machar) as Defence Minister and Beatrice Wani as Foreign Minister.

Here is the full list as announced on Thursday in a Presidential decree:

Martin Elia Lomuro - Cabinet Affairs

Ambassador Beatrice Kamisa Wani - Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Angelina Teny - Defense and Veteran Affairs

Paul Mayom Akec - Interior

Stephen Par Kuol - Peace Building

Justice Ruben Madol Aroi- Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Obote Mamur Mete - National Security

Jemma Nunu Kumba - Parliamentary Affairs

Michael Makuei Lueth - Information and Broadcasting

Lasuba L. Wango - Federal Affairs

John Luke Jok - East African Affairs

Salvatore Mabiordiit - Finance and Economic Planning

Puok Kang Chol- Petroleum

Henry Dilang Odwar - Mining

Josephine Joseph Lagu - Agriculture and Food Security

Onyoti Adigo Nyikec - Livestock and Fisheries

Kuol Athian Mawien - Trade and Industry

Josephine Napwon Cosmas - Environment and Forestry

Manoah Peter Gatkuoth - Water Resources and Irrigation

Michael Chanjiek Geay - Land, Housing and Urban Development

Rizik Zakaria Hassan - Wild Life Conservation and Tourism

Dhieu Mathok Diing - Investment

Deny Jock Chagor - Higher Education, Science and Technology

Awur Deng Achuil - General Education and Instruction

Elizabeth Acuei Yor - Health

Babgasi Joseph Bakasoro - Public Service and Human Resource Development

James Hoth Mai - Labour

Peter Mercallo Nasir - Energy and Dams

Madut Biar Yol - Transport

Simon Mijok Majak - Roads and Bridges

Ayaa Benjamin Warille - Gender, Child and Social Welfare

Peter Mayen - Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management

Nadia Arop Dudi- Culture, Museums and National Heritage

Albion Bol Dhieu - Youth and Sports

Deputy Ministers

Deng Deng Akon - Cabinet

Deng Dau Deng - Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Malek Ruben Riak - Defense

Mabior Garang Mabior - Interior

Joseph Malek Arop - Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Agok Makur Kur - Finance and Planning

Lily Albino Akol - Agriculture and Food Security

Martin Tako Moi - General Education and Instruction

Khalid Boutrous - Public Service and Human Resource Management

Baba Medan - Information, Communication and Technology.

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