The Man Called Deng Majok

by Francis M. Deng

The Man Called Deng Majok

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Deng Majok succeeded his father Kwol Arob as Paramount Chief of the Ngok Dinka of Abyei in 1943 and reigned until his death in 1969. He is widely recognised as one of the most prominent tribal leaders who contributed effectively to the maintenance of peace, security and stability in Sudan, where warrior African and Arab tribes clash over scarce natural resources. Written by his son, a UN special advisor on the prevention of genocide, this is the story of a truly outstanding man, making for an intriguing, painful and truly engaging read.
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Deng Majok succeeded his father Kwol Arob as Paramount Chief of the Ngok Dinka of Abyei in 1943 and reigned until his death in 1969. He is widely recognised as one of the most prominent tribal leaders who contributed effectively to the maintenance of peace, security and stability in Sudan, where warrior African and Arab tribes clash over scarce natural resources. Written by his son, a UN special advisor on the prevention of genocide, this is the story of a truly outstanding man, making for an intriguing, painful and truly engaging read.

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